Conditional Spaces: Hong Kong Lesbian Desires and Everyday by Denise Tse-Shang Tang

By Denise Tse-Shang Tang

Dense residing stipulations in Hong Kong don't offer a lot privateness for lesbians and different sexual minorities dwelling with their households. therefore, lesbians usually find replacement areas to boost help networks with different girls. Others reject the concept of lesbian areas and in its place assert their visibility in numerous facets of lifestyle. in line with existence background interviews with numerous dozen lesbians residing in Hong Kong, this booklet maps the advanced kinfolk among own subjectivities and spatialities as they emerge and engage with numerous social justice hobbies and substitute communities.

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