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Making Masculinity: Beyond 'Butch' in Singapore

posted on 2023-01-10, 09:08 authored by Laura Wong
This thesis discusses what it means to be a masculine-identified lesbian in the context of heteronormative Singapore, especially since their identities come with a form of visibility that feminine-identified lesbians’ do not. It does this through delineating their embodied identities, their sexualities and desires, the relationship roles they undertake as well as the experiences unique to them.


Principal supervisor

Sharon Adeline Bong

Year of Award


Department, School or Centre

Monash Malaysia School of Arts and Social Sciences


Doctor of Philosophy

Degree Type



Faculty of Arts