Intersections: Gender, History and Culture in the Asian Context
Issue 14, November 2006

Of Queer Import(s): Sexualities, Genders and Rights in Asia

Guest editors James Welker and Lucetta Kam

Introduction: Of Queer Import(s): Sexualities, Genders and Rights in Asia
James Welker and Lucetta Kam


The Postcolonial Perverse: Hybridity, Desire and the Filipino Nation in Federico Licsi Espino, Jr.'s Lumpen
J. Neil C. Garcia

Enduring Voices: Fushimi Noriaki and Kakefuda Hiroko's Continuing Relevance to Japanese Lesbian and Gay Studies and Activism
Katsuhiko Suganuma

An Intimate Dialogue with Chan Kwok Chan in Yau Ching's Ho Yuk: Let's Love Hong Kong
Denise Tse Shang Tang

Analysing the Politics of Same-Sex Issues in a Comparative Perspective: The Strange Similarities between John Howard and Mahathir Mohamad
Carol Johnson

What Made Me This Way? Contrasting Reflections by Thai and Filipina Transwomen
Sam Winter

Magnus Hirschfeld: Panhumanism and the Sexual Cultures of Asia
J. Edgar Bauer

Queering Asia
Ara Wilson

Book Reviews

Chris Berry, Fran Martin, and Audrey Yue (editors)
Mobile Cultures: New Media in Queer Asia
reviewed by John (Song Pae) Cho

Tom Boellstorff
The Gay Archipelago: Sexuality and Nation in Indonesia
reviewed by Philip Kitley

Gayatri Gopinath
Impossible Desires: Queer Diasporas and South Asian Public Cultures
reviewed by Romit Dasgupta

Martin F. Manalansan IV
Global Divas: Filipino Gay Men in the Diaspora
reviewed by Gilbert Caluya

Mark McLelland
Queer Japan from the Pacific War to the Internet Age
reviewed by James Farrer


From Poems from Amsterdam
J. Neil C. Garcia

Arts Reviews

Manju Kapur
A Married Woman
reviewed by Subhash Chandra

Parinya Charoenphol (Nong Toom)
Boxing Cabaret, Esplanade Recital Studio, Singapore, 17 June 2005
reviewed by Jyh Wee Sew


Book Reviews

Mark McLelland and Romit Dasgupta (editors)
Genders, Transgenders, and Sexualities in Japan
reviewed by James E. Roberson

Arvind Narrain and Gautam Bhan (editors)
Because I Have a Voice: Queer Politics in India
reviewed by Niladri Chatterjee

Jim Reichert
In the Company of Men: Representations of Male-Male Sexuality in Meiji Literature
reviewed by Rio Otomo

Tze-lan D. Sang
The Emerging Lesbian: Female Same-Sex Desire in Modern China
reviewed by Hui Xiao

Megan J. Sinnott
Toms and Dees: Transgender Identity and Female Same-Sex Relationships in Thailand
reviewed by Anne Beaumont-Vernon

Wu Cuncun
Homoerotic Sensibilities in Late Imperial China
reviewed by Mark McLelland

Yau Ching
Xinbie guangying: Xianggang dianying zhong de xing yu xingbie wenhua yanjiu [Sexing shadows: Genders and sexualities in Hong Kong cinema]
reviewed by Helen Hok-Sze Leung

Books received and available for review


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