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First Queer Voices from Thailand"Uncle Go's Advice Columns for Gays, Lesbians and Kathoeys"$
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Peter A. Jackson

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9789888083268

Published to Hong Kong Scholarship Online: September 2016

DOI: 10.5790/hongkong/9789888083268.001.0001

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Lesbian Manifestoes and the Origins of Uncle Go’s Lesbian Advice Columns

Lesbian Manifestoes and the Origins of Uncle Go’s Lesbian Advice Columns

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(p.195) Chapter 8 Lesbian Manifestoes and the Origins of Uncle Go’s Lesbian Advice Columns
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First Queer Voices from Thailand
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Peter A. Jackson

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Hong Kong University Press
DOI:10.5790/hongkong/9789888083268.003.0008

This chapter details letters to Uncle Go from lesbians that reflect calls for social justice for homosexuals in Thailand and for recognition and acceptance of lesbian relationships. The distinctive feminine forms of language used in the letters from lesbians to Uncle Go are also detailed. Uncle Go’s differing attitudes towards tom (masculine) and dee (feminine) lesbians are summarised.

Keywords:   Thailand, Lesbian, LGBT activism, Language and gender, Tom (tom boy), Dee (feminine lesbian)

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