As a reflexive practice, hindsight enables a subject to re-observe how moments in the once-present past come to bear on a now-present future. Such observations enable us to make (new) sense of our life's trajectory, re-casting seemingly inconsequential moments as “prophetic” happenings. In this essay, I revisit a series of connected moments in my past to examine how actions I took as a then-heterosexual man influenced the construction of my now-queer identity.
Departures in Critical Qualitative Research
Rudnick, J.J. (2017). Hindsight. Departures in Critical Qualitative Research, 6(2), 85-86. doi: 10.1525/dcqr.2017.6.2.85
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