Transportation: Translating Filipino and Filipino American Tomboy Masculinities through Global Migration and Seafaring

@article{Fajardo2008TransportationTF,
  title={Transportation: Translating Filipino and Filipino American Tomboy Masculinities through Global Migration and Seafaring},
  author={Kale Bantigue Fajardo},
  journal={GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies},
  year={2008},
  volume={14},
  pages={403 - 424}
}
  • Kale Bantigue Fajardo
  • Published 2008
  • Sociology
  • GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies
  • Recently, the New York Times featured a report on the rising numbers of global migrants who collectively send oceanic-size remittances back home to the global south. The Sunday Magazine cover includes a photograph of a Filipina nurse — posed as abandoned, forlorn, and castaway — wearing medical scrubs, white shoes in hand, barefoot on a distant shore (Abu Dhabi?), aquamarine waters in the background; while inside the magazine a lengthy article discusses growing waves of migration from the… CONTINUE READING
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