Queer deconstruction of heteronormative identity (reading circle)

Reading circle:

Queer deconstruction of heteronormative identity, by Sophie Hatzfeldt (2011)

21. March 2014



Normative definitions of gender were first called into question in the 1960s by feminists who contested the subordination of women in a patriarchal society based on structuralist theories; de Beauvoir famously exclaimed: “One is not born, but rather becomes, a woman” (1952: 249), rejecting gender as a state of nature but rather claiming it to be a cultural construction.


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