Feminist, Queer and Trans Geographies

Foregrounding critical, theoretical and political interventions that emerge both from feminist and non-heteronormative perspectives, experiences and geographies. Beyond just identitarian politics, this section provides a platform for writings that explore the social and spatial processes towards which feminist, queer and trans imaginations and politics gesture.

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In this editorial, our managing editor writes with an update for our readers, authors, and reviewers, and a critique of the global capitalist labour conditions that have long marred the peer review system, and have been exacerbated in pandemic times.

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Natalie Oswin

Berghain: Space, affect, and sexual disorientation

In this article, I think of Berlin’s techno club Berghain as a form of relational aesthetics where encounters mediated by tactile sounds, labyrinthine architecture, and libido-enhancing drugs create an unusually porous sexual subjectivity.

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Johan Andersson

“Erasing a mural does not erase reality”: Queer visibility, urban policing, and the double life of a mural in Ecuador

This article investigates what the double life of Apitatán’s mural reveals about the politics of visibility in Quito at a critical moment of consolidating political rights for the country’s LGBTQ community.

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Chandra Morrison

Psychic geographies of queer multiculturalism: Reading Fanon, settler colonialism and race in queer space

Utilizing Fanon’s theories of psychic, social and embodied processes of racialization and racism, this article examines Toronto’s gay village as a site of queer settler multiculturalism and its impacts on Black and Indigenous lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, Two-Spirit and additional (LGBTQ2+) youth experiencing homelessness.

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Rae Rosenberg

Hope, home and insecurity: Gendered labours of resilience among the urban poor of Metro Cebu, the Philippines

This article traces the labours of hope embedded in the everyday social reproductive practices of urban poor homeowner association members in Metro Cebu, the Philippines. It explores how aspirations for housing and land tenure security and the (failed) promises of opportunity bound in the urban materialise in the narratives and activities of women and men living in informal settlements.

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Jordana Ramalho

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