This article argues that gender and development policy and practice would be enhanced by embracing the challenges to conventional definitions of sex and gender that ‘queer theory’ poses. The author draws on insights from cultural studies, and discusses the experience of lesbian and gay activists from China as well as Europe and Africa.
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