Disrupting queer inclusion : Canadian homonationalisms and the politics of belonging (Book, 2016) [WorldCat.org]
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Disrupting queer inclusion : Canadian homonationalisms and the politics of belonging

Author: OmiSoore H Dryden; Suzanne Lenon
Publisher: Vancouver UBC Press [2016]
Series: Sexuality studies series
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Canada likes to present itself as a paragon of LGBTQ rights. This book contends that rather than being a beacon of justice, Canada's newfound acceptance of the LGBTQ community is a smokescreen that obscures and abets multiple forms of oppression...including the marginalization of queers who do not fit within accepted norms. As the title to this provocative volume implies, Disrupting Queer Inclusion: Canadian  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: OmiSoore H Dryden; Suzanne Lenon
ISBN: 9780774829434 0774829435 9780774829441 0774829443 9780774829458 0774829451 9780774829465 077482946X
OCLC Number: 951259434
Description: xii, 196 pages : illustrations
Contents: Foreword / Rinaldo WalcottIntroduction: Interventions, Iterations, and Interrogations That Disturb the (Homo)Nation / Suzanne Lenon and OmiSoore H. Dryden1 Queer Regulation and the Homonational Rhetoric of Canadian Exceptionalism / Julian Awwad2 Unveiling Fetishnationalism: Bidding for Citizenship in Queer Times / Amar Wahab3 Pink Games on Stolen Land: Pride House and (Un)Queer Reterritorializations / Sonny Dhoot4 Disruptive Desires: Reframing Sexual Space at the Feminist Porn Awards / Naomi de Szegheo-Lang5 Monogamy, Marriage, and the Making of Nation / Suzanne Lenon6 Homonationalism at the Border and in the Streets: Organizing against Exclusion and Incorporation / Kathryn Trevenen and Alexa DeGagne7 "A Queer Too Far": Blackness, "Gay Blood," and Transgressive Possibilities / OmiSoore H. Dryden8 National Security and Homonationalism: The QuAIA Wars and the Making of the Neoliberal Queer / Patrizia Gentile and Gary Kinsman9 Don't Be a Stranger Now: Queer Exclusions, Decarceration, and HIV/AIDS / Marty FinkReferencesContributorsIndex
Series Title: Sexuality studies series
Responsibility: edited by OmiSoore H. Dryden and Suzanne Lenon.

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This book contends that Canada's acceptance of "gay rights" obscures and abets multiple forms of oppression and details how, in the fight for equality and inclusion, some LGBTQ communities gain  Read more...

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