by Paola Bonifazio, Nicoletta Marini-Maio, and Ellen Nerenberg
The editorial includes the Editors’ introductions to their respective areas: Paola Bonifazio and Nicoletta Marini-Maio discuss the Themed Section and the Invited Perspectives; Ellen Nerenberg presents the Open Contributions and the new section, Continuing Discussions, which hosts informed voices on themes developed in previous issues of g/s/i.
Gender Domination (and Submission) and the Current Issue of g/s/i- Journal Editorial
by Nicoletta Marini-Maio
The editorial of g/s/i 2 contextualizes the call for papers on gender domination. The author argues that gender is a battlefield for domination and submission and focuses on institutional and social discourses that attempt to reorganize gender power relations around the heteronormative framework. Drawing examples from the contemporary social scene and media discourse,
Invited Perspectives on Gender Domination-Invited Perspectives Editorial
by Paola Bonifazio
The Invited Perspectives Editorial introduces the articles of this section by contextualizing them to the topic of the themed section, “gender domination.” It also highlights the gaps in this section that meaningfully address unsolved issues in contemporary discourses of feminism and male/female domination.
The Fifty Shades of (the) Grey (Zone), or, the Absent BDSM Essay in the g/s/i Issue on Domination. Open Contributions Editorial
by Ellen Nerenberg
“The Fifty Shades of the Gray Zone” explores the reception of E. L. James’ bestselling trilogy, Fifty Shades of Grey, and the reception of the print and film versions in Italy.