Migration & Diaspora
Origin and end-point become difficult to distinguish for queer and trans migrants. When the passage is from the Global South to the Global North, it becomes clear that the 5 decades since the riots of Stonewall Inn are a fraction of the larger story. A Transfeminist Critique of Gender in the Global South: Two Cinematic Instances from the Philippines is a commentary on the current discourse in gender studies in the region through a comparison of the work of digital filmmakers from the Philippines. Steps into Fire is a performance exploring the colonial gaze: looking/being looked at, veiling/unveiling and hyper (in)visibility. Homonationalism & Queer of Colour Cultural Representation in Post-Referendum Québec discusses two films from the turn of the century towards a critique of homonationalist politics in a Quebecois context.