Policing LGBTIQ people in rural spaces: Emerging issues and future concerns
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This article argues identifying as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, queer and/or questioning (LGBTIQ) in rural spaces can produce specific types of policing experiences. While some literature examines the experiences of LGBTIQ people with police, very little has focused on how rurality explicitly shapes these experiences. This is significant considering research highlights how rurality can be connected to pronounced experiences of homophobia and trans-phobia. The article highlights examples from three research projects that explored: LGBTIQ young people's interactions with police; LGBTI people's interactions with police liaison services; and LGBTIQ-identifying police officers. The examples demonstrate the need for further research to examine how policing “happens” with rural LGBTIQ people to ensure more accountable policing policies and practice, and to highlight the complexities of localized, rural policing contexts that can both support and marginalize LGBTIQ people.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||policing, LGBTIQ people, rural spaces, rural criminology, queer criminology, rural policing, LGBTIQ crime and justice|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN HUMAN SOCIETY (160000) > CRIMINOLOGY (160200)|
|Divisions:||Current > Research Centres > Crime & Justice Research Centre
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law
Current > Schools > School of Justice
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2015 Taylor & Francis|
|Copyright Statement:||The Version of Record of this manuscript has been published and is available in Rural Society, 16 November 2015, http://www.tandfonline.com/10.1080/10371656.2015.1099264|
|Deposited On:||23 Dec 2015 01:51|
|Last Modified:||11 Jan 2016 00:31|
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