Tag: LGBT

The Networked Animita: Transgender Remembrance on Social Media

Tomorrow, November 20th, the world will commemorate Transgender Day of Remembrance, a day to collectively mourn and remember those who have died as a result of transphobia. Started…

PrEP in Thailand in the time of COVID-19

In 2012, the first PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis) drugs came onto the market, poised to revolutionize the field of HIV prevention. ‘The Pill’ promised to usher in a kind…

Homosexuell in einer chinesischen Familie – Der schwierige Weg zu sich selbst

Während die Gesellschaft in China Homosexuelle weder offen ablehnt noch offen toleriert, ist die Akzeptanz innerhalb der Familie selten gegeben. Ob man sich gegenüber seinen Eltern zu seiner Homosexua…

Top Articles of 2019

Another year almost done! Sit back, relax, and read some of the most-clicked articles on the website in 2019. With thanks to everyone involved with Anthropology News this…

Anti-Queer Violence, Bearing Witness, and Thinking with Algorithms on Social Media

(Nota: Esta publicación está disponible en español aquí.) In early June 2019, news began to break concerning the death of a Salvadoran transgender woman, Johana Medina León, of…

Happy Pride Month!

A proposed redesign of the original pride flag, centering the inclusion of marginalized communities within the queer community. Design by Daniel Quasar. In support and solidarity with LGBTQIA+/Queer…

Unapologetically Inaccurate

Rami Malek claims “we’re longing for stories like” the one he won an Oscar for. Are we? On Sunday, Rami Malek won an Academy Award for portraying Freddy…

Pride in Resistance

In the wake of Donald Trump’s inauguration, Pride marches and parades are taking place against a backdrop where taking to the streets has been resignified as a potent,…

Bolivia Prioritizes Transgender and Transsexual Human Rights

“People don’t die because they can’t have marriage” On 19 May 2016, the Chamber of Deputies of The Plurinational State of Bolivia passed Law Nº 807—The Gender Identity…

“Orlando”

Shaka McGlotten is Associate Professor of media, society and the arts at Purchase College-SUNY and Co-Chair of the Association for Queer Anthropology.  Before I left for my summer…

Tinderbox: Building an ingenuity machine

Several weeks ago, Mark Bernstein announced the latest Tinderbox, the “tool for notes.” I almost always sign up for these updates. I almost always give the new edition…

The Queer Political is Geopolitical

This month, major cities throughout the U.S. will hold annual gay pride events: parades followed by parties throughout the night and weekend. These kinds of celebrations – for…

Religionswissenschaft & Gender Studies: Selbstbestimmungsrechte und Theorie

Dieser Essay ist vielfach motiviert: Die neue Meta-Diskussion, die Prof. Christoph Kleine kürzlich eröffnete, gehört dazu (auf dieses Interview werden alsbald weitere folgen); Überlegungen zum Thema …

Empire’s “Mimic Men”

Imperialism by Invitation or Imitation? US efforts in remaking the international system according to an image reflecting the US are not usually in complete vain since the track…

Eight Questions and Seven Theses about Force Multipliers

“Force multipliers: Machines which allow a small effort to move a larger load are called force multipliers. Some examples of force multipliers include: a crowbar, wheelbarrow, nutcracker, and…

Our Report for 2014

This year has seen an almost frenzied escalation of US intervention around the globe, ranging from the determined provocations and threats against Russia and backing a coup in…