... Citizenship Discuss how the notion of sexual citizenship differs from Freudian and Foucaldian concepts of Sexual identity. Identity- whether based on race, gender, ethnicity, ability, or sexuality - has emerged
during the last half-century as one of the most difficult problems for contemporary theory
and politics. The concept of identity has been brought under philosophical scrutiny, as
identity politics has fallen in and out of favor. Sexual identity, however, has proven
especially divisive, fraught with questions and rhetoric about choice and destiny, nature
and nurture, essentialism and social construction, morality and legislation.
At a practical level, sexual identity is a cor...