Queering disasters: on the need to account for LGBTI experiences in natural disaster contexts

  title={Queering disasters: on the need to account for LGBTI experiences in natural disaster contexts},
  author={Dale Dominey-Howes and Andrew Gorman-Murray and Scott J McKinnon},
  journal={Gender, Place \& Culture},
  pages={905 - 918}
This article seeks a queering of research and policy in relation to natural disasters, their human impacts, management and response. The human impacts of natural disasters vary across different social groups. We contend that one group largely absent from scholarly and policy agendas is sexual and gender minorities, or lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender/transsexual and intersex (LGBTI) populations. To demonstrate that these minorities have particular experiences that need to be addressed, we… Expand
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