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  • “The Public Immoralist”: Discourses of Queer Subjectification in Contemporary Turkey 

    Authors:Selen, Eser
    Publisher and Date:(University of Southern California, 2020)
    This study examines the forms of queer subjectification that have been molded through regular acts of gender- and sexuality-based violence against LGBTQ+ citizens as encouraged by the dominant religious and secular discourses in Turkey. Within that context, this article explicates the discursive mechanisms at work in the statements that were made by politicians and journalists between 2002 and 2018. In those discourses, the qualities attributed to nonheteronormative sexualities, such as perversion ...