Epilogue: Queerness as Belonging
Beginning with a story about a conflict between the local minister of culture and a group of performance artists in Teresina, the epilogue ties the book’s chapters together. It underscores the notion that in a place undergoing acute transformation like Teresina, rather than relying on a fixed or static identity, participants in alternative communities can establish a sense of belonging both in the world and at home by creatively maneuvering in and out of different subjectivities in a diversity of contexts and on numerous geographic scales.
KeywordsBelonging Urbanization Queerness Identity
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