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Queer methods are those that are informed by queer theory. Just as queer theory does not involve singular theoretical viewpoints or specific propositions about gender and sexuality, queer methods are also often open to multiple approaches and guiding philosophies or principles. As that statement suggests, queer methods are often reflexive and open to engaging multiple and conflicting worldviews related to sexuality and gender. Despite its name, queer methods does not involve a singular theoretical view or a set of propositions related to gender and sexuality. Researchers in communication and other social sciences who are interested in developing and using queer methods typically are well versed in queer theory. Queer theory, similar to the word queer, can be contested as different scholars and/or activists make arguments ...

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