The war on terror creates white heteronormative nationalism as not a target but the agent of terrorizing brutality…This is the context in which U.S. queer subjects become homonationalist: when they try to join an imperial biopolitics as liberal subjects of life, they become what Puar calls “queer as regulatory” over other, queered populations in relation to which they also exert terrorizing control.

– From Settler Homonationalism: theorizing Settler Colonialism within Queer Modernities (Morgenson)