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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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Family Prohibitions and Sexual Autonomy in Lesbian Letters to Uncle Go

Family Prohibitions and Sexual Autonomy in Lesbian Letters to Uncle Go

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(p.237) Chapter 10 Family Prohibitions and Sexual Autonomy in Lesbian Letters to Uncle Go
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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/9789888083268.003.0010

This chapter details the importance of family attitudes to the success, or failure, of lesbian relationships in Thailand, and specifically the extent to which parents may intervene to break up a daughter’s relationship with another woman. This chapter also discusses expressions of female sexual desire and sexual autonomy in the letters to lesbian letters to Uncle Go.

Keywords:   Thailand, Lesbian, Heteronormativity, Family interference in lesbian relationships, Female sexual autonomy

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