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Published: 04 August 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372707
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7270-7
Published: 04 August 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7270-7
... This interlude reflects on a weekend-long trans- conference in which the author engaged in conversations with some trans- women who desired facial feminization surgery and with others who dismissed it. It provides insight into the ambivalent status of facial surgery and the multiple locations...
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By Eric Plemons
Published: 04 August 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7270-7
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Published: 04 August 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7270-7
... This short section outlines the bone and soft tissue procedures frequently used in facial feminization surgery. facial feminization surgical procedures facelift ...
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By Eric Plemons
Published: 04 August 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7270-7
... facial feminization surgery trans- therapeutics gender theory clinical history ...
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By Eric Plemons
Published: 04 August 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372707-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7270-7
... This chapter explores what happens to patients after facial feminization surgery. Engaging the narratives of three patients—one directly following surgery who is fantasizing about its ultimate effects, one whose surgery is considered an unqualified success, and one who finds that FFS did not do...
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By Eric Plemons
Published: 04 August 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372707-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7270-7
... is emblematic of a shift away from genital-centric conceptualizations of trans- subjectivity and therefore the kinds of intervention recognized as good trans- medicine. facial feminization surgery trans- therapeutics gender theory clinical history ...
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By Eric Plemons
Published: 04 August 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372707-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7270-7
... This chapter explores the origins of facial feminization surgery in San Francisco in the early 1980s, focusing on the pioneering surgeon Douglas Ousterhout. Analyzing how his treatment philosophy has changed over time, the chapter shows how shifts in ideas about sex and gender...
Published: 04 August 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372707-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7270-7
... This chapter is set inside the operating room, where the act of facial feminization surgery is constituted by tensions between the abstract tools of gender theory and the visceral materiality of reconstructive surgery. Through interspersing detailed field notes of one patient’s operation within...
Published: 04 August 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372707-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7270-7
... trans- health care and leverage that legacy to distinguish “good” surgeons from “bad.” Described as an act of friendship, generosity, and deific repair that patients reciprocate with gratitude, loyalty, and individualized moralistic praise, facial feminization surgery is an act of restitutive intimacy...
Published: 04 August 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372707-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7270-7
... This chapter leaves the surgical clinic to examine contexts in which claims to the therapeutic efficacy and transformative capacity of facial feminization surgery are explicitly refused. While patients who seek FFS are driven by a desire to be recognized as women, neither forms of recognition...
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By Eric Plemons
Published: 04 August 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7270-7
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By Eric Plemons
Published: 04 August 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372707-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7270-7
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By Eric Plemons
Published: 04 August 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372707-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7270-7
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By Eric Plemons
Published: 04 August 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372707-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7270-7
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By Eric Plemons
Published: 04 August 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7270-7
... facial feminization surgical procedures facelift ...
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By Eric Plemons
Published: 04 August 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7270-7
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By Eric Plemons
Published: 04 August 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7270-7
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By Eric Plemons
Published: 04 August 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7270-7
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By Eric Plemons
Published: 04 August 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7270-7