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Queer Migration: A Dialogue about Works in Progress

Karma R. Chávez, Eithne Luibhéid, and Anne-Marie Fortier March 2012 Jump to a question: 1. What are you working on right now? 2. In what ways are you using “queer” in this work? What theories, concepts, or models have been

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Women’s rights, gay rights and anti-Muslim racism in Europe

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“Homosexual Agenda,” Intersectionality & Immigrant Rights

By: Karma R. Chávez © 2011 Recently, a number of commentators have had some things to say about what LGBTQ and immigrant rights advocates can learn from each other. A comment by David Jacobsen argued that there are significant “elements”

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Sexual Nationalisms: Notes on Queer Migration and Asylum Politics in Canada

By: Melissa Autumn White, PhD © 2011 [1] In the fall of 2006, Alex and Sam wedded at Toronto’s City Hall. Dressed in cheap new suits with slick ties and holding beautiful flowers, they looked absolutely fabulous.  The guests—genderqueers and

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Violence, Intersectionality, and the Erasure of Queer Migrants

By: Karma R. Chávez © 2010 In early October, the brutal beatings and torture of one man and two 17-year olds in the Bronx, presumed to either be gay or to have had gay sex shocked and angered many of

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