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Cadernos Pagu

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REA, Caterina Alessandra  and  AMANCIO, Izzie Madalena Santos. Decolonizing Sexuality: Queer theory of color and movements to the South. Cad. Pagu [online]. 2018, n.53, e185315.  Epub Oct 04, 2018. ISSN 0104-8333.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/18094449201800530015.

This paper analyzes challenges linked to the circulations of queer theory in the context of Brazil and the so-called Global South. How can this reception be considered without repeating the opposition between a central and productive North and a peripheral and receptive South? After presenting a state of the art about Brazilian literature in the field of Queer Theory, we present the hypothesis that Queer of Color Critique could help this circulation of ideas. By considering issues of gender and sexualities to be inseparable from the post/neo-colonial history of the West (racism, immigration, imperialism), Queer of Color Theory represents a radical voice in opposition to the conformism of many LGBT groups, in the majority of central countries..

Keywords : Intersectionality; Race; Post-Colonial; Queer Theory; Sexualities.

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