Queer Italian cultures: journal editorial

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Authors

Colleges, School and Institutes

External organisations

  • UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA IRVINE
  • CUNY

Abstract

The editorial includes the Guest Editors’ introductions to their respective areas. Julia Heim, Charlotte Ross, and SA Smythe offer a brief critical contextualization of current and ongoing sociopolitical issues undergirding the question of LGBTQIA+ rights in Italy. They reflect on anti-queer/anti-LGBT discrimination within academia, on intersectional solidarity and activism, and on the developing field of “Queer Italian Studies.” The editorial also provides a summary of the articles contained in the volume,

Details

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)viii-xiv
Number of pages7
JournalGender/sexuality/Italy
Volume2019
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 31 Aug 2019

Keywords

  • queer, Italy, culture, politics, LGBTQIA, feminism, performativity, transnational, activism