The Workings of Homonormativity: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Queer Discourses on Discrimination and Public Displays of Affections in Portugal

  title={The Workings of Homonormativity: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Queer Discourses on Discrimination and Public Displays of Affections in Portugal},
  author={Jo{\~a}o Manuel de Oliveira and Carlos Gonçalves Costa and Conceiç{\~a}o Nogueira},
  journal={Journal of Homosexuality},
  pages={1475 - 1493}
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