Lingering in my mind is an image that portrays a man buttoning his blouse in a tiled stairwell.
Wearing a ruffled, brown skirt, he looks up at the camera with a slightly askew glance as light shines across his body, highlighting the bulging blue veins of his hands.
Her pantyhose stay on, but her thigh-high red leather boots are quickly coming off.
Costume jewelry drapes across her collarbone; remnants of a full face of glittery makeup are evident around her eyes, which stare into the distant skyline with a steely glare worthy of Eartha Kitt.
Discuss the relationship between Feminist and Queer Theory.
There is no doubt that there are many parallels between Queer and Feminist theory.
Queer theory is a post-structuralist field of study, comprised of key concepts of taken from the core foundation of feminist theory.
Much of queer criticism is based off that of feminist critiques.
She converts small details of exchange (for example, a one-sided hug, a stabbing glance into the mirror) into symbols of an overarching precarity — both emotionally and physically.
Moments of queer intimacy are often set against Hong Kong’s intimidating urban skyline, which looms in the backdrop of Tse’s photos like a malevolent voyeur. Although homosexuality is legal in some East Asian countries, social norms prevent many people from publicly embracing their LGBTQ identities.