Essays about: "LGBTQ"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 30 essays containing the word LGBTQ.

  1. 1. PLUGGING IN TO QUEER IN GOTHENBURG. An Emotion and Power-Sensitive In-depth Group Study on Being Queer in Gothenburg

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för kulturvetenskaper

    Author : Johanna Jaring; [2019-03-26]
    Keywords : Queer; Gothenburg; Emotion; Power; Research Process; Diffraction; Intra-activity;

    Abstract : This study aims to extend the existing knowledge of how different queer persons experience being queer in Gothenburg and in extension, attend to emotions and power relations in the process of knowledge production. The study applies Donna Haraway’s situated knowledge, Sara Ahmed’s queer phenomenology and theory on what emotions do, and Karen Barad’s theory of intra- action and diffraction. READ MORE

  2. 2. From invisibility to political witch-hunt: The influence of everyday marginalization on the sense of Polish and European belonging among the LGBTQ+ minority in Poland.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Europastudier

    Author : Anna Jastrzembska; [2019]
    Keywords : narrative analysis; LGBTQ ; European identity; sexual citizenship; European Studies; Poland; Cultural Sciences; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Thirty years after the fall of communism and fifteen years after Poland joined the European Union, there have been more steps backwards than forwards in regards to gender and sexual equality. From the very beginning, this has been a cause of tension between Poland and the EU. READ MORE

  3. 3. Oh my god, she’s a boy! The online afterlife of Sleepaway Camp (1983, Robert Hiltzik)

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Filmvetenskap

    Author : Emma Bengtsson; [2019]
    Keywords : Sleepaway Camp; LGBTQ; queer; netnography; cult; camp; identity.; Social Sciences; Arts and Architecture;

    Abstract : This study aims to examine the online afterlife of the slasher film Sleepaway Camp (1983, Robert Hiltzik) and how this afterlife relates to the queer elements in the film and its role as a cult film. By combining analytical perspectives and tools deriving from film studies and media studies, through applying film analysis as a method and using a netnographic approach, the fields complement each other without cancelling each other out. READ MORE

  4. 4. A study of Greek pre-school teachers’ perceptions of LGBTQ-themed literature in kindergarten classrooms

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Tema Barn

    Author : Foteini Karagrigori; [2019]
    Keywords : interrupting heteronormativity; gender; preschool; LGBTQ-themed books; queer theory;

    Abstract : Purpose: The present thesis aims to gain an insight into pre-school teachers’ perceptions of the relevance of using illustrated books that include representations of same-gender families/relationships and address issues of gender expression that do not follow the normative gender categories in the classroom. The thesis was conducted within the interdisciplinary field of child studies, drawing from a social constructivist viewpoint and having queer theory as a point of departure. READ MORE

  5. 5. Sacred Polarities? Exploring the Use of Gendered Language in Three Generations of Contemporary Paganism - From 1954 to 2017

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för litteratur, idéhistoria och religion

    Author : Loke Lundin; [2018-01-31]
    Keywords : paganism; gender; transgender; discourse; gender essentialsim; polarity; LGBTQ; Wicca; Reclaiming Witchcraft; Radical Faeries; Gerald Gardner; Doreen Valiente; Janet Stewart Farrar; Starhawk; Harry Hay;

    Abstract : This thesis is a preparatory study for future research, and explores the use of gendered language within pagan witchcraft movements between the years 1954-2017, with the purpose of establishing if, and how, the understanding of gender, and the use of gendered language have undergone any changes over time, to accommodate for the changes in the gender discourse of Western society overall. Specific focus is placed on the accommodation of transgender and gender non-conforming identities. READ MORE