|Title:||Queer activism in Taiwan: An emergent rainbow coalition from the assemblage perspective||Authors:||PO-HAN LEE||Keywords:||assemblage; cosmopolitanism; queer activism; rainbow coalition; Taiwan||Issue Date:||2017||Publisher:||SAGE PUBLICATIONS LTD||Journal Volume:||65||Journal Issue:||4||Start page/Pages:||682||Source:||SOCIOLOGICAL REVIEW||Abstract:||
© The Author(s) 2017. A social movement for sexual and gender minorities (the Movement) emerged in Taiwan around the 1990s after the abolition of martial law in 1987. This article, drawing on Deleuze’s assemblage theory, looks at how activists negotiate and compete over constructing the discourses of sexual rights and citizenship in a context of democratic transition. With the recent ‘Renaissance’ of conservatism, which combines Confucianism and Christianity, the Movement has been thus deand reterritorialised in response, and such a process has brought to the fore a rainbow coalition - a larger composition of assemblage rather than simply a descriptor. Gaining greater leverage and influence on society, the coalition, based on the pursuit of self-determination and self-liberation, has inversely provided soil for a cosmopolitan identity of Taiwaneseness to grow.
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