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Heather Martel

in Deadly Virtue: Fort Caroline and the Early Protestant Roots of American Whiteness

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780813066189
eISBN:
9780813058399
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066189.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter theorizes gender at Fort Caroline and in the early Protestant Atlantic as an historically, culturally specific system for defining relations of power, which marked some as more masculine ... More


Gurumayi, the Play of Shakti and Guru

Karen Pechilis

in The Graceful Guru: Hindu Female Gurus in India and the United States

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195145380
eISBN:
9780199849963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195145380.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

Gurumayi (Swami Chidvilasananda) is the current guru of the worldwide Siddha Yoga organization that promotes the uplift of humanity through a collective “revolution” in spiritual consciousness, ... More


Finding “Our” History: Gender, Sexuality, and the Space of Peoplehood in Stone Butch Blues and Mohawk Trail

Mark Rifkin

in When Did Indians Become Straight?: Kinship, the History of Sexuality, and Native Sovereignty

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199755455
eISBN:
9780199894888
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755455.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

Chapter 5 traces how Leslie Feinberg’s Stone Butch Blues (1993) uses native people as a counterpoint to non-natives’ inability to accept the main character’s form of gender expression. While ... More


Masculinity in Indonesia: Genders, Sexualities, and Identities in a Changing Society

Richard Parker, Regina Maria Barbosa, and Peter Aggleton

in Framing the Sexual Subject: The Politics of Gender, Sexuality, and Power

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520218369
eISBN:
9780520922754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520218369.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter discusses male sexualities and sexual cultures in Indonesia. It studies the complex ways the construction of masculinity takes place, not only in relation to women and femininity, but ... More


The Kingdom of Eunuchs under the ‘Abbasids

Taef El-Azhari

in Queens, Eunuchs and Concubines in Islamic History, 661-1257

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474423182
eISBN:
9781474476751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474423182.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter analyse the status of eunuchs in Islam, compared to other civilizations. One monitor the different types of eunuchs and their evolution from serving in the harem section under early ... More


The Fatimid Eunuchs and their Sphere1

Taef El-Azhari

in Queens, Eunuchs and Concubines in Islamic History, 661-1257

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474423182
eISBN:
9781474476751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474423182.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The Fatimids had followed the Abbasid tradition of using eunuchs in their caliphate, but they exceeded them in every way. The 10th -11th century could be named, the age of eunuchs. They became deputy ... More


Combatting Exclusions through Law: Rights of Transgender People in India

H.R. Vasujith Ram

in The Empire of Disgust: Prejudice, Discrimination, and Policy in India and the US

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780199487837
eISBN:
9780199093779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199487837.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter traces attempts to remedy the centuries of stigma faced by transgender people through law and legal action. Beginning with the judgment of the Indian Supreme Court in National Legal ... More


Ovid's Presence in Contemporary Women's Writing: Strange Monsters

Fiona Cox

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198779889
eISBN:
9780191825903
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198779889.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This monograph explores an understudied aspect of classical reception—the extraordinary response to Ovid on the part of contemporary women writers. To date, work on classical reception has focused ... More


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