This assortment addresses the politics of queer illustration in a number of contexts. Articles hide the increase of the queer cowboy, the emergence of lesbian stylish, and the growth of representations of blackness along paintings on queer, Taiwanese, on-line groups; a transgender Israeli pop famous person; and movie mimicry in Kerala, India.

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