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“How Ima Read”: Queer Rap Discourse in Online Music Culture
This thesis intervenes into recent online media discourse on queer rap and its attendant queer liberal agenda by situating black queerness, hip hop, and homophobia within colonial and post-slavery contexts. The research ...
"I Have No One, I Need Someone": Contextualizing Amanda Todd Within the "My Secrets" Video Genre
Using affect theory and feminist content analysis, this thesis situates the social media disclosures of BC teenager Amanda Todd within a larger genre of youth trauma videos on YouTube. Amanda's story has been deployed by ...
#surrogacy: Confronting the coloniality of Twitter and contemporary transnational surrogacy practices in India
"#surrogacy: Confronting the coloniality of Twitter and contemporary transnational surrogacy practices in India" begins to think about how the racial histories of modernity provide a lens to consider transnational surrogacy ...
Reimagining Two-Spirit Community: Critically Centering Narratives of Urban Two-Spirit Youth
Since its inception in the early 1990s, Two-Spirit has become an identity category that many Indigenous LGBTQ people have taken up as a way to signal both their Indigeneity and their queerness. In the emerging field of ...
Revisiting the Sixties Scoop: Relationality, Kinship and Honouring Indigenous Stories
During the Sixties Scoop, there was a mass apprehension of indigenous children from their families and communities during the 1960’s and 1980’s within Canada. This unprecedented disruption to the fabric of indigenous ...