Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Queer Studies in Media & Popular Culture 4.3 is now available

Intellect is pleased to announce that Queer Studies in Media & Popular Culture 4.3 is now available!


Special Issue: ‘Transnational Queer Media and Popular Culture’ edited by Ahmet Atay.


For more information about the Special Issue and journal, click here >>


Aims & Scope


Queer Studies in Media & Popular Culture is devoted to the study of representations and expressions of queerness in its various forms. In this peer-reviewed publication, emphasis is placed on significant trends in various media offerings and forms, consumerism, domestic life, fashion, leisure, politics, spirituality and other noteworthy elements of culture and their connections to minority sexualities and non-traditional gender performance.


Issue 4.3




Defining transnational queer media and popular culture 

Ahmet Atay 




This is neither America nor Paris: The east–west divide in Eastern European queer-themed films 

Fanni Feldmann


A white city turned pink: Tel Aviv as Israel’s homonormative LGBTQ flagship 

Sabrina Stallone


Seeing the Italian culture through the eyes of Ferzan Ozpetek: Queers, immigrants, global nomads and the changing nature of Italian society 

Ahmet Atay


‘More coming out, bigger market’: Queer visibility and queer subjectivity in the Chinese pink market 

Shuzhen Huang and Terrie Siang-Ting Wong


Bicha travesti worldmaking: Linn da Quebrada’s disidentificatory performances of intersectional queerness 

Raquel Moreira


(De)politicized pleasures and the construction of (white) queer utopia in Netflix’s Sense8 Godfried Asante, Noorie Baig and Shuzhen Huang 


Classic Media Review


Sunday Bloody Sunday, John Schlesinger (1971), USA: Vectia Films Ltd. 

Ahmet Atay 


Film Review


The Marriage, Blerta Zeqiri (2017), Kosovo: Bunker Film Plus 

Ahmet Atay