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Stack, C. (1999). Psychoanalysis Meets Queer Theory: An Encounter with the Terrifying Other. Gender and Psychoanalysis, 4(1):71-87.

(1999). Gender and Psychoanalysis, 4(1):71-87

Psychoanalysis Meets Queer Theory: An Encounter with the Terrifying Other

Carolyn Stack, Psy.D.

Until recently contemporary psychoanalysis has neglected sexuality, the body, and desire. A heated debate has arisen as relational theorists address these topics. While most current theorists are attempting to redress historical problems for psychoanalysis of homophobia, compulsory heterosexuality, and restrictive notions of gender, a sharp political divide has occurred in this debate. On the one side, more traditional theorists argue for retaining classical notions of the sexed body. On the other side, theorists committed to a postmodern queer perspective argue for the eradication of these concepts. This division has created a binary of the political versus the psychological. This false dichotomy forecloses a more radical psychopolitical analysis of sexualities.

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