Index
accumulation: flexible, 23; pedagogical, 255;
rice, 254, 255
activism, 105, 189, 202, 206, 213; activist
groups, 93, 214; coalitions and collabora-
tions, 116, 191; grassroots, 12, 189; in India,
12, 180–81, 188; in Indonesia, 32; move-
ments, 88, 180–81, 189, 192–93, 195; orga-
nizations, 32, 212, 249; Pride march and
parade, 40, 192, 253; in Singapore, 12, 141,
152; in South Korea, 98; in Taiwan, 104;
visibility project, 249. See also commu-
nity; gay men; identity; Internet; lesbians
ACT-UP, 192
Agamben, Giorgio, 42
agency, 21, 24, 26–27, 40, 44; sexual, 202; the-
ories of, 23. See also globalization
AIDS, 3, 35
allegory, 203
Allison, Anne, 78, 216–18
Althusser, Louis, 44
Altman, Dennis, 6, 87–88, 169, 236 n. 4
ambivalence, 11, 158, 160–62, 166–75
Anderson, Benedict, 249
androgyny, 231
anime, 70–71, 166, 170, 210, 213; dubbed, 73,
75; and fantasy, 208; and industry, 206;
and porn, 206; subtitling of, 73. See also
audience; films; manga
Another Mother Tongue, 6
anthropology, 210; in Indonesia, 28
Appadurai, Arjun, 3, 4, 5, 88, 173, 201, 210,
259
appropriation, 3, 13–14, 71, 87, 124, 160, 162,
170, 174, 213, 254; as cultural sampling, 213;
fetishistic, 173; and reappropriation, 174;
transgressive, 161
Arendt, Hannah, 24
articulation, 45, 51 n. 47, 105, 134, 140
Asia, 11, 14, 222, 224, 230–31, 235, 245, 252,
260, 260 n. 1; and queer culture, 2, 13, 22,
26, 222. See also region
Asian values, 24, 133–34, 147, 150, 153 n. 2, 227,
229, 246, 251–53. See also family; identity;
ideology; region; sexual identity; sexuality
Asian Renaissance, The, 230
Au, Alex, 136, 140, 144–48, 150–51
audience, 8, 42, 72, 120, 164, 205–6, 213, 215,
234; readership, 212; viewers, 202, 205, 212,
219. See also fans; identification; reception;
spectatorship
aura, 170
authenticity, 21, 25, 27, 40–42, 44–46, 192
avatar, 213
Azuma, Hiroki, 170–71
Bakhtin, Mikhail, 127 n. 19
Barker, Chris, 173
Barlow, John Perry, 215
Bauman, Zygmunt, 152
Baym, Nancy, 10–11
Becquer, Marcos, 89
belonging, 43, 46, 74, 133–34, 152, 246, 249,
251–52
Benjamin, Walter, 42, 44–46, 170
Berry, Chris, 8, 11–13, 14, 87–114, 124
bisexuality: of Indian men in Fiji-Australasia,
182; in South Korea, 95; of women in In-
dia, 191
body politic, 42, 252–53, 257–59
Boellstor√, Tom, 7, 9, 14, 21–51
boy love. See manga; romance
Buckingham, David, 166
Buddhism, 91
Budiman, Amen, 35
broadcasting, 9. See also regulation
bulletin boards (BBS), 2, 14, 16 n. 8, 56,
61, 94, 97, 100–101, 105; and member of
the same sex (MOTSS), 100–104, 114
n. 37
butch-femme, 31. See also lesbians; sexual
identity
camp, 168
capital, 3, 202, 204, 235, 250–53, 255–56, 258–
59
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