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Transnational ways of belonging and queer ways of being: Exploring transnationalism through the trajectories of the rainbow flag
The Royal Armoury Museum and the Swedish History Museum, Sweden.ORCID iD: 0000-0002-7271-3048
2018 (English)In: Identities: Global Studies in Culture and Power, ISSN 1070-289X, E-ISSN 1547-3384, Vol. 25, no 5, p. 524-541Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

This article discusses the trajectories of the rainbow flag through the concept of transnationalism and sets up a theoretical exchange between transnational migration research, critical sexuality studies, and queer scholarship. By engaging with the analytical differentiation between transnational ‘ways of being’ and ‘ways of belonging’ this article reads these concepts through a queer lens, while also challenging some of their underlying assumptions. We are asking if, and in that case how, the rainbow flag can be regarded as a visible manifestation of transnational ways of queer being, and as a floating signifier filled with different meanings through quotidian acts and diverse and unequal queer ways of being – interlinked as it is with global hegemonies and colonial genealogies besides signifying local specificities – but nevertheless somehow indicating transnational ways of queer belonging to an imagined queer community.

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2018. Vol. 25, no 5, p. 524-541
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Transnational, queer, postcolonial, rainbow flag, homonationalism, globalisation
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Gender Studies
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URN: urn:nbn:se:su:diva-173746DOI: 10.1080/1070289X.2018.1507958OAI: oai:DiVA.org:su-173746DiVA, id: diva2:1355877
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Swedish Research Council, 2014-01418Available from: 2019-09-30 Created: 2019-09-30 Last updated: 2019-09-30Bibliographically approved

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