Queering Palestine
Special Feature: 
Keywords: 
decolonial practice
pinkwashing
pinkwatching
homonationalism
Queer Theory
Palestinian nationalist discourse
queer anti-colonial critique
Abstract: 

In this introduction to “Queering Palestine,” the curators of this special issue of the Journal of Palestine Studies explore what queer theory and activism can teach us about the Palestinian condition, and vice versa. They contextualize the arguments made by the contributors for the relevance of queer politics to the question of Palestine, which encompass queer theory and dissent, sexuality politics and the nation-state, and queerness as decolonial practice.

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