As Normal as Possible: Negotiating Sexuality and Gender in Mainland China and Hong Kong, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 9882205720
  • ISBN-13: 9789882205727
  • DDC: 306.760951
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 218 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2010 | Published/Released August 2011
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2010

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Overview

In what ways does normativity produce possibilities and limitations for contemporary Chinese sexualities? What are the strategies of queer representation circulating in non-mainstream cultures in Hong Kong and China? The authors of the nine original and innovative essays presented here take a fresh look on Chinese sexuality's complexities.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Series Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Illustrations.
Contributors.
1: Dreaming of Normal While Sleeping with Impossible: Introduction.
2: Travelling Bodies.
3: Outcast Bodies: Money, Sex and Desire of Money Boys in Mainland China1.
4: Lesbianism Among Indonesian Women Migrants In Hong Kong1.
5: Tung Lo Wan: A Lesbian Haven or Everyday Life?.
6: Communities.
7: GID in Hong Kong: A Critical Overview of Medical Treatments for Transsexual Patients.
8: Opening up Marriage: Married Lalas in Shanghai.
9: My Unconventional Marriage or Menage a Trois in Beijing.
10: Representations.
11: Porn Power: Sexual and Gender Politics in Li Han-hsiang’s Fengyue Films1.
12: Queering Body and Sexuality: Leslie Cheung’s Gender Representation in Hong Kong Popular Culture1.
13: Performing Gender, Performing Documentary in Post-socialist China1.
Notes.
Glossary.
Works Cited.
Index.