Tag Archives: gender and sexuality

Close Encounters of the Authentic Kind: Exploring Love, Sex and Intimacy among Gay-Identifying Malaysian Men

Goh, J. N. (2016). Close encounters of the authentic kind: Exploring the meaning-making of love, sex and intimacy among gay-identifying Malaysian men. In J. C. H. Lee & M. Ferrarese (Eds.), Punks, monks and politics: Authenticity in Thailand, Indonesia and Malaysia (pp. 47–64). London: Rowman & Littlefield International. Abstract This chapter focuses on personal realities that speak to notions of authenticity among gay-identifying Malaysian men in their meaning-making of love, sex and intimacy. I aim towards an appraisal of the life experiences and circumstances of Read More +
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Bridging Sexuality, Theology and Activism

“Sexuality studies looks at how sexuality cuts across various disciplines and areas of human reality,” says Dr Joseph N. Goh, a Gender Studies lecturer at Monash Malaysia. “There is nothing human that is untouched by gender and sexuality. Sexuality studies looks at how sexuality cuts across various disciplines and areas of human reality. For example, how does sexuality speak to politics, activism and citizenship? How does sexuality inform socio-cultural ideas and community living? Where is sexuality in the political economy, for instance? And also, very Read More +
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SEA Studies Symposium 2015 – Roundtables and Workshops: “The Year of ASEAN: Integrating Southeast Asia,” March 20-24, 2015

  ●  Goh, Joseph N. “The Contestation of Muslim Homogeneity through Queer Variegations of Lived Islam among Gay-Identifying Malay-Muslim Malaysian Men.” Paper presentation at “Gender and Nationhood: The Emerging Gendered Modernities of Malaysia and Indonesia” Panel, SEA Studies Symposium 2015 – Roundtables and Workshops, “The Year of ASEAN: Integrating Southeast Asia,” in conjunction with the Asian Economic Panel Conference, Sunway University, Malaysia, March 22, 2015. Chair: Gaik Cheng Khoo. ●   Alicia Izharuddin, Joseph N. Goh and Pang Khee Teik. “The State and Future of the Read More +
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