Queer Studies

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The Canadian War on Queers

National Security as Sexual Regulation

UBC Press

The Canadian War on Queers shows how the Canadian state used the ideology of national security to wage war on gays and lesbians.

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Sapphistries

A Global History of Love between Women

UBC Press

From the ancient poet Sappho to tombois in contemporary Indonesia, Sapphistries tells the stories of women throughout history who have desired, loved, and had sex with other women, capturing the multitude of ways that diverse societies have shaped female same-sex sexuality across time and place.

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Undercurrents

Queer Culture and Postcolonial Hong Kong

UBC Press

Undercurrents engages the critical rubric of “queer” to examine Hong Kong’s screen, uncovering a queer media culture that has been largely overlooked by critics in the West, and demonstrates the cultural vitality of Hong Kong amidst political transition.

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Sexing the Teacher

School Sex Scandals and Queer Pedagogies

UBC Press

A provocative study of public and professional responses to female teacher sex scandals, this book employs queer theory, psychoanalysis, and feminist film theory to examine sensationalized legal cases, including Mary Kay Letourneau, Amy Gehring, and Heather Ingram.

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Queer Youth in the Province of the "Severely Normal"

UBC Press

Explores how youth identities have been constructed through dominant and often competing discourses about youth, sexuality, and gender, and how queer youth in Alberta negotiated the contradictions of these discourses.

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Every Inch a Woman

Phallic Possession, Femininity, and the Text

UBC Press

What makes the textual image of a woman with a penis so compelling, malleable, and persistent?

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