Search for dissertations about: "LGBTQ"

Found 4 swedish dissertations containing the word LGBTQ.

  1. 1. Gayted Communities : Marginalized Sexualities in Lebanon

    University dissertation from Lund University

    Author : Erica Li Lundqvist; [2013]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Queer Theory; Gay; Homosexuality; LGBTQ; Sexuality; Islam; Muslims; Religion; Orientation; Masculinity; Filedwork; Observations; Interviews; Lebanon;

    Abstract : This dissertation offers a unique examination of Muslim masculinities and marginalized sexualities in Lebanon, and is a contribution to the growing body of gay and lesbian studies with a focus on Muslims living in The Middle East. It contributes to the theoretical and methodological development of Islamic studies by introducing and using a queer approach to study marginalized sexualities in relation to Islam. READ MORE

  2. 2. According to whose will The entanglements of gender & religion in the lives of transgender Jews with an Orthodox background

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Oriol Poveda Guillén; Uppsala universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; agential realism; entanglement; feminism; FTM; gender; intra-action; Jewish; Judaism; LGBTQ; MTF; non-binary; Orthodox; posthumanism; queer; religion; religiosity; religious change; religious practice; social constructionism; transgender; Sociology of Religion; Religionssociologi;

    Abstract : This study, the first in its scope on transgender religiosity, is based on in-depth biographical interviews with 13 transgender participants with a Jewish Orthodox background (currently and formerly Orthodox). The primary aim of the study has been to elucidate the entanglements of gender and religion in three periods of the participants’ lives: pre-transition, transition and post-transition. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Ambiguities of Recognition : Young Queer Sexualities in Contemporary India

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Maria Tonini; [2016-04-19]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Recognition; Queer; LGBTQ; gender-studies; Sexuality; India; Youth;

    Abstract : What does recognition mean for people whose sexuality has for a long time been criminalised? Over the last years, the recognition of India’s queers has been the focus of numerous contestations as a result of the complex developments around Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code, which criminalises ‘carnal acts against the order of nature’. The Section had been partially repealed in 2009 by the Delhi High Court, only to be reinstated in full by the Supreme Court at the end of 2013. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Eloquent Blood : The Goddess Babalon and the Construction of Femininities in Western Esotericism

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Teologiska institutionen, Uppsala universitet

    Author : Manon Hedenborg White; Uppsala universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Religionshistoria; History of Religions; Western esotericism; occultism; magic; gender; sexuality; queer; queer theory; femininity; femininities; Thelema; Aleister Crowley; Ordo Templi Orientis; Babalon; Scarlet Woman; Luce Irigaray;

    Abstract : The study analyses the changing construction of femininities and feminine sexuality in interpretations of the goddess Babalon, a central deity in Aleister Crowley’s (1875–1947) esoteric religion Thelema. Femininity has occupied a problematic position in feminist theory, frequently associated with lack, artifice, and restriction. READ MORE