Heteronormativity, Queerness
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Troubling display of heterosexism by two Twitterers led to this exploration
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“This is My Route!” Race, Entitlement and Gay Pride in South Africa

“This is My Route!” Race, Entitlement and Gay Pride in South Africa | Heteronormativity, Queerness | Scoop.it
By T.J. Tallie and Maria Hengeveld It’s been a week since the now infamous events of the Joburg Pride Parade, where the organization One in Nine attempted to disrupt the parade in order to protest ...
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Gay Pride is political | Thought Leader

Gay Pride is political | Thought Leader | Heteronormativity, Queerness | Scoop.it
Far from making her stop pushing us around, our claim to queerness appeared to enrage her further, to the point where she grabbed my neck and seemed keen to detach my head from it; three kicks later, one from a passer-by ...
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A view from the bottom: Asian American masculinity and sexual representation - Udini

This dissertation offers a new framework for oppositional politics through a reassessment of male effeminacy.
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Johannesburgs Gay Pride Parade: Not Much to Be Proud Of

Johannesburgs Gay Pride Parade: Not Much to Be Proud Of | Heteronormativity, Queerness | Scoop.it
This weekend at the Joburg Gay Pride parade, black lesbian feminists from the One in Nine Campaign disrupted the parade to make a call for one minute of silence on behalf of the many black lesbians and transsexual individuals who have been murdered...
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Why the need to have Gay Pride in 2012? (Why can’t we also have a straight pride parade) - by @youngster_cam

Why the need to have Gay Pride in 2012? (Why can’t we also have a straight pride parade)  - by @youngster_cam | Heteronormativity, Queerness | Scoop.it
Why the need to have Gay Pride in 2012?News24The question “Why can't we also have a straight pride parade?” suggests that straight people are being deprived of something in some way. I just don't see how that's the case.
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Homosexuality Is African - (It is homophobia, rather than homosexuality, that is ultimately an embarrassment for Africa)

Homosexuality Is African - (It is homophobia, rather than homosexuality, that is ultimately an embarrassment for Africa) | Heteronormativity, Queerness | Scoop.it
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National Survey of Attitudes and Perceptions of Jamaicans Towards Same Sex Relationships (pdf)


National Survey of Attitudes


and Perceptions of Jamaicans


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Tweetledumb's comment, October 4, 2012 3:36 PM
Interesting that majority define homosexuality by the act of intercourse, not by attraction or love.That would mesh well with view that is a sinful aberration to be curbed, rather than a characteristic like gender or race.
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'The Song of Achilles,' 'The New Normal,' And The Future of Gay Pop Culture - ThinkProgress

'The Song of Achilles,' 'The New Normal,' And The Future of Gay Pop Culture - ThinkProgress | Heteronormativity, Queerness | Scoop.it
ThinkProgress'The Song of Achilles,' 'The New Normal,' And The Future of Gay Pop CultureThinkProgressComing out, self-hatred, family rejection or surprising family acceptance, and displays of societal homophobia, from verbal intolerance to...
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Conservative Pastor Blames South African Mine Violence On Homosexuals, Abortion And Feminists

Conservative Pastor Blames South African Mine Violence On Homosexuals, Abortion And Feminists | Heteronormativity, Queerness | Scoop.it
Naidoo’s inflammatory comments have been sharply criticized.
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barnold law: Respectable queerness

From 'Respectable Queerness' by Yuvraj Joshi in 43(3) Columbia Human Rights Law Review (2012), which proposes a new theoretical framework — “respectable queerness” — to understand public recognition of gay people and relationships, on the basis...
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USA_ Surging Catholic Support for Gay Marriage, Gay Adoption | Queering ...

USA_ Surging Catholic Support for Gay Marriage, Gay Adoption | Queering ... | Heteronormativity, Queerness | Scoop.it
New research from Pew Forum shows strong Catholic support for gay marriage and gay adoption.
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67 Minutes of Shame: Homophobic Hate Crimes Go Unnoticed

67 Minutes of Shame: Homophobic Hate Crimes Go Unnoticed | Heteronormativity, Queerness | Scoop.it
In recent weeks eight LGBTI people have been murdered in South Africa. This is an exceedingly high number of hate crimes directed at one sector of our population. Where is the outrage? The silence from the mainstream is deafening.
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Some of us are freer than others - GayPride by @sa_poptart

Some of us are freer than others - GayPride by @sa_poptart | Heteronormativity, Queerness | Scoop.it
Joburg Pride has accused activists of hijacking the yearly parade, but in many ways, it was Pride that hijacked it from them.
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Homonormativity | fatimam1 (a simple explanation)

Homonormativity | fatimam1 (a simple explanation) | Heteronormativity, Queerness | Scoop.it
Imagine the perfect gay couple. They live together. They are not criticized by the public. They are not marginalized. They are accepted by their family. They are able to adopt not one, but maybe even two children.
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Only True Magic: Heteronormativity and the Myth of the 'Gay Lifestyle'

Only True Magic: Heteronormativity and the Myth of the 'Gay Lifestyle' | Heteronormativity, Queerness | Scoop.it
How many times have we heard that expression, the "gay lifestyle". What, exactly, is it? We know what our detractors say, we're promiscuous and immoral and obsessed with sex and youth. We're all fundamentally flawed, ...
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Almost-Eagle Scout denied award because he is gay

Almost-Eagle Scout denied award because he is gay | Heteronormativity, Queerness | Scoop.it
Updated at 5:30 p.m.ET -- Ryan Andresen had recently completed the requirements to earning his Eagle Scout award, including his final project of building a (Almost-Eagle Scout denied award because he is gay.)...
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Saint Queer Francis of Assissi: Breaking Boundaries | Queering the Church

Saint Queer Francis of Assissi: Breaking Boundaries | Queering the Church | Heteronormativity, Queerness | Scoop.it
At Jesus in Love, Kittredge Cherry has uncovered more ground-breaking work on opening up the previously hidden history of queer elements in the lives of the saints – in this case, Francis of Assisi, whose feast day was ...
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New-wave queer cinema: 'Gay experience in all its complexity' - The Guardian

New-wave queer cinema: 'Gay experience in all its complexity' - The Guardian | Heteronormativity, Queerness | Scoop.it
The GuardianNew-wave queer cinema: 'Gay experience in all its complexity'The GuardianIra Sach's new film, Keep the Lights On, follows the decade-long relationship between two men who meet on a New York phone-sex line in 1998.
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A Year After DADT Repeal, Some Service Members Must Still Hide ...

A Year After DADT Repeal, Some Service Members Must Still Hide ... | Heteronormativity, Queerness | Scoop.it
According to a recent follow-up to a 1998 study called “The Flight Into Hypermasculinity,” men in the military are twice as likely to identify themselves as transgender women than their civilian counterparts.
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The Great Within: Same-sex Desire in the New Millennium: Identity, Subversion, Assimilation

The Great Within: Same-sex Desire in the New Millennium: Identity, Subversion, Assimilation | Heteronormativity, Queerness | Scoop.it
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Donating “gay blood”

Donating “gay blood” | Heteronormativity, Queerness | Scoop.it
In many countries, there is either an outright ban on gay men donating blood, or there is a deferral period, where a man cannot donate blood if he has had sex with another man in the preceding 6 or 12 months.
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Love and Afrofeminism: Queer Bois and the Gendered Politics of Partner Dancing | Bitch Media

Love and Afrofeminism: Queer Bois and the Gendered Politics of Partner Dancing | Bitch Media | Heteronormativity, Queerness | Scoop.it
Here are some ways to be more considerate and caring of gender non-conforming people, no matter how you identify.
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Queerness, to me, is about far more than...

Queerness, to me, is about far more than... | Heteronormativity, Queerness | Scoop.it
“Queerness, to me, is about far more than homosexual attraction. It’s about a willingness to see all other taboos broken down.
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Hail and Farewell, Gore Vidal - Truthdig

Hail and Farewell, Gore Vidal - Truthdig | Heteronormativity, Queerness | Scoop.it
TruthdigHail and Farewell, Gore VidalTruthdigIn Gore's 1968 novel “Myra Breckinridge,” his title character uses her queerness aggressively—manipulating, seducing, raping. It's a comedy. Gore was aggressive.
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