Outing the Pakistani queer: Pride, paranoia and politics in US visual culture

@article{Charania2017OutingTP,
  title={Outing the Pakistani queer: Pride, paranoia and politics in US visual culture},
  author={Moon Charania},
  journal={Sexualities},
  year={2017},
  volume={20},
  pages={41 - 64}
}
This article draws on the 26 June 2011 US embassy-sponsored Gay Pride parade in Islamabad, Pakistan alongside popular US visual cultural moments (2008–2012). I use visual culture to reread US intrigue in Pakistani queer subjects through specific images of terrorist/feminized masculinities – images that elucidate the conspicuous shifts in the technologies of power and sexuality in the context of contemporary Pakistani LGBT visibility. I move through popular US representations of Pakistan, Muslim… Expand

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