Recommended reads: Sexualities, LGBTQ+  lives, and post colonialism

Recommended reads: Sexualities, LGBTQ+  lives, and post colonialism

Anne McClintock, (1995) Imperial Leather: Race, Gender, and Sexuality in the Colonial Contest, Routledge.

Clare Hemmings, (2007) ‘What’s in a Name? Bisexuality, Transnational Sexuality Studies and Western Colonial Legacies’, in International Journal of Human Rights, 11 (1/2): 13-32.

G. L. Mosse,  (1996) The Image of Man: The Creation of Modern Masculinity, Oxford University Press

Ratna Kapur, (2005) Erotic Justice: Law and the New Politics of Postcolonialism, Glasshouse Press: Cavendish Publishers

Joseph Massad, (2007) Desiring Arabs. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Arvind Narrain, (2004) Queer: Despised Sexuality Law And Social Change, Books for Change.

Afsanen Najmabadi, (2005) Women with Mustaches and Men without Beards: Gender and Sexual Anxieties of Iranian Modernity, Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press.

Afsanen Najmabadi, (2014) Professing Selves: Transsexuality and Same-Sex Desire in Contemporary Iran, Durham and London: Duke university Press.

Scott Long, (2009) ‘Unbearable witness: how Western activists (mis)recognize sexuality in Iran’, in Contemporary Politics 15 (1): 119-136.

Rahul Rao, (2015) Re-membering Mwanga: same-sex intimacy, memory and belonging in postcolonial Uganda, in Journal of Eastern African Studies, 9 (1): 1-19.

Neville Hoad, (2007) African Intimacies: Race, Homosexuality, and Globalization, Minneapolis, London: University of Minnesota Press.

Joseph Carr, (2013) Queer Times: Christopher Iserhwood’s Modernity London: Routledge

M. Gordon,  (2006) Voluptuous Panic: The Erotic World of Weimar Berlin, Feral House

P. Herring, (1995) Djuna: The Life and Work of Djunas Barnes, Penguin

Christopher Isherwood, (1966) Exhumations, Methuen

Jenni Millbank and Lauri Berg Constructing the Personal Narratives of Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual Asylum Claimants (February 8, 2009). Journal of Refugee Studies, Vol. 22, No. 1, 2009. Available at SSRN:

Ainsley Jenicek, Alan D. Wong, Edward Ou Jin Lee (2009) Dangerous Shortcuts: Representations of Sexual Minority Refugees in the Post-9/11 Canadian Press” Canadian Journal of Communication 34 (4)

Tom Boellstorff,(2005) The Gay Archipelago: Sexuality and Nation in Indonesia, Princeton University Press.

Paul Boyce and Akshay Khanna, (2011) ‘Right and representations: querying the male-to-male sexual subject in India’, in Culture, Health and Sexuality, 13 (1): 89-100.

Sarah Bracke, (2012) ‘From ‘saving women’ to ‘saving gays’: Rescue narratives and their dis/continuities’, in European Journal of Women’s Studies, 19 (2): 237-252.

Marc Epprecht, (2013) Sexuality and Social Justice in Africa, rethinking homophobia and forging resistance, London: Zed Books.

Kelly Kollman, and Matthews Waites, (2009) ‘The Global Politics of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Human Rights: an Introduction’, in Contemporary Politics, 15 (1): 1-17.

Eithne Luibhéid & Lionel J. Cantú, (eds.) (2005) Queer migrations: Sexuality, U.S. citizenship, and border crossings, University of Minnesota Press.  

Joseph Massad, (2002) ‘Re-orienting Desire: The Gay International and the Arab World’, in Public Culture, 14 (2): 361–385.

Jasbiar K. Puar, (2007) Terrorist Assemblages: Homonationalism in Queer Times, Duke University Press.

Leticia Sabsay, (2012) The emergence of the other sexual citizen: orientalism and the modernisation of sexuality, in Citizenship Studies, 16 (5/6):  605–623.

Brian Whitaker, (2006) Unspeakable Love: Gay and Lesbian Life in the Middle East, London: Saqi Books.

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‘Goodbye to Berlin’: Sexuality, Modernity and Exile

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