Aberrant sexualities: Others under the gaze of transnational documentary

  title={Aberrant sexualities: Others under the gaze of transnational documentary},
  author={Shehram Mokhtar},
  pages={456 - 473}
This article examines the discourse of non-normative sexuality and gender variance in Pakistan produced through commissioned transnational documentaries. While the documentary apparatus is mobilized to make visible gender and sexual minorities in Pakistan, they deploy self-othering schema within which the other is defined in comparison to the Euro-American center and its politics of normative citizenship. Sexual practices and gender embodiments that do not match up to the normative ideals are… Expand


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