Political-Social Movements: Homosexuality and Queer Movements: North America
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Introduction

Any discussion of social and political movements around homosexuality for Muslim women in a transnational setting must begin by recognizing that how sexuality is constructed is influenced by many factors, including by social and religious interpretations of sexuality within the culture itself, colonial and neocolonial manipulations of Eastern sexuality toward imperial ends, response…

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Mejdulene B. Shomali, “Political-Social Movements: Homosexuality and Queer Movements: North America”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 16 December 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_COM_002139>
First published online: 2017



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