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Heterosexuality and Race in the Australian Same-Sex Marriage Postal Survey

Hegarty, Benjamin; Marshall, Daniel; Rasmussen, Mary Lou; Aggleton, Peter; Cover, Rob


This article argues that race and class are central aspects of sexual citizenship in a Australia. It does so by investigating representations of heterosexuality that were produced and circulated during the 2017 same-sex marriage postal survey. Engaging with feminist and critical race theorists, we position same-sex marriage as not exceptional but part of a wider distribution of sexual citizenship within Australia's ongoing settler colonial history. We do so by introducing a number of...[Show more]

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Date published: 2018
Type: Journal article
Source: Australian Feminist Studies
DOI: 10.1080/08164649.2018.1536441


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