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The Language of Rights, Deviance, and Pleasure

Megan Sinnott

in Queer Bangkok

Published by Hong Kong University Press

Published in print March 2011 | ISBN: 9789888083046
Published online September 2011 | e-ISBN: 9789882207325 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5790/hongkong/9789888083046.003.0012
The Language of Rights, Deviance, and Pleasure

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This chapter explores the shifting and contextual discourses of sexuality and gender within Anjaree and Lesla, two Thai organizations that are devoted to lesbian/gay/bisexual/transgender, or LGBT, communities, and which have a particular emphasis on female same-sex sexuality. These two organizations demonstrate the complex and varied approaches to activism on sexuality and gender in the Thai context.

Keywords: sexuality; gender; Anjaree; Tesla; LGBT; same-sex sexuality; activism

Chapter.  8956 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Society and Culture

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