Where to from here? Blue passports, family, career—and Donald Trump

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In this essay, we offer our stories of family and migration under a Donald Trump presidency. We are a lesbian couple; one of us is a citizen of the United States while the other is a citizen of a Muslim country. We use autoethnographic methods to explore and interrogate our “messy and fabulous” journey of liminality; our journey of belonging and exclusion, where we grapple with issues related to sexuality, family, career, and citizenship. Our “voices” are used both individually and in unison, to highlight our intersectional and relational selves. We intend this work to contribute to the many ways we can better understand and appreciate the bountiful and colorful vistas of lesbian families’ migrant experiences.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)119-139
Number of pages21
JournalJournal of Lesbian Studies
Volume23
Issue number1
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StatePublished - Jan 2 2019

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