Localized trajectories of queerness and activism under global governance

Josephine Ho

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Faced with the hegemony of morality that is being fortified with the universal democratic values of global governance, local queer activism increasingly needs to reflect upon its own making and draw upon the socio-cultural specificities that make up its vitality. The present text, adapted from an interview with the author, begins from the configuration of queerness in one locale as an exemplar, reflects upon its existence under global governance, envisions its relationship with allied movements and yet-toconnect sites, and cautions against recent mainstreaming tendencies and overconfidence in progressive values.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Global Trajectories of Queerness
Subtitle of host publicationRe-thinking Same-Sex Politics in the Global South
Number of pages16
ISBN (Electronic)9789004217942
ISBN (Print)9789004309333
StatePublished - 30 Oct 2015


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