While acknowledging differences between Canada and the United States in their political responses to religion and sexual diversity, this volume moves beyond stereotypes to pose larger questions and reveal surprising changes at the intersection of faith-based and LGBT rights claims.
A History of Gay Persecution in Quebec and France
This history examines shifting constructions of homosexuality over time through a comparative analysis of gay persecution in France and Quebec.
A Global History of Love between Women
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.
Queer Culture and Postcolonial Hong Kong
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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