Essays about: "Queer"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 246 essays containing the word Queer.

  1. 1. Teaching Coming Out Stories through Young Adult Literature in Upper Secondary School : Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Engelska

    Author : Jennifer Maraoge; [2023]
    Keywords : Queer; Anti-Oppressive Education; Queer Pedagogy; Silenced Discourse; Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe; Swedish Curriculum; Upper Secondary School; Young Adult Literature; Ethnic Minorities; Coming Out Story;

    Abstract : The Young Adult novel Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe portrays the coming out stories of two queer Mexican American boys who struggle with their ethnicity and sexuality, which leads to internal conflicts. The focus of the analysis in the essay is to investigate how the novel can be taught in Upper Secondary classrooms through queer pedagogy and anti-oppressive approaches focusing on silenced discourse. READ MORE

  2. 2. QUEER JAPANESE. The modern-day language usage of Japanese LGBTQ+ people

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Lisa Bendall; [2022-01-25]
    Keywords : japanska; Linguistics; sociolinguistics; queer; LGBTQ; Japanese; analysis;

    Abstract : Gendered language is a well-known feature of Japanese, but how is it applied by a speaker who does not fit the cisgender or heteronormative standards in society? In a 2010 study, Hideko Abe published a book titled Queer Japanese, which addressed this exact question. Although incredibly thorough and informative, the book is now over a decade old, and the findings may no longer be accurate. READ MORE

  3. 3. The perception of victims of sexual abuse in Kenyan popular media using examples from articles from The Star Magazine.

    University essay from Karlstads universitet/Centrum för genusforskning (from 2013)

    Author : Marta Murawska; [2022]
    Keywords : Perception of the victim; Gender-based violence; Sexual abuse; Intersectionality; Queer Theory; Kenya;

    Abstract : Sexual abuse is increasingly covered in mainstream public media in Kenyan magazines.This thesis examines the perception of victims of sexual abuse in public opinion through the lens of intersectional and queer theory. READ MORE

  4. 4. Exploring LGBTQ+ Well-being in Toiletscapes: A Case Study of Lund University

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för tjänstevetenskap

    Author : Melanie Elizabeth Povirk; Dianne Michele Cole; [2022]
    Keywords : gender; heteronormativity; servicescape; sexuality; social sustainability; toilet; toiletscape; LGBTQ ; queer theory; well-being; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to critically investigate how a service organization’s physical spaces, particularly the toilet areas, impact LGBTQ+ individuals’ well-being. More particularly, this research focuses on Lund University in Sweden, a service organization with significant international and societal influence. READ MORE

  5. 5. Challenging the straight line : Opening a new space for LGBTQ literature in the EFL classroom through a queer phenomenological reading of young adult literature

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för språk (SPR)

    Author : Eric Ask Josefsson; [2022]
    Keywords : Queer phenomenology; Queer phenomenological pedagogy; young adult literature; reader response; LGBTQ ; normativity; upper secondary school; EFL classroom;

    Abstract : This thesis aims at analysing the novel History Is All You Left Me by Adam Silvera using a queer phenomenological lens in order to reveal to what extent it depicts aspects of sexuality, consent and relationships in a non-heteronormative way. Furthermore, the thesis discusses different ways of making visible the effects of normativity on student’s learning and development through the proposed queer phenomenological pedagogy. READ MORE