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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 1992) 10 (2 (29)): 150–176.
Published: 01 May 1992
...Sandy Stone Copyright © 1992 by Indiana University Press 1992 WORKS CITED Anzaldúa , Gloria . Borderlands/La Frontera: The New Mestiza . San Francisco: Spinsters/Aunt Lute, 1987 . Benjamin , Harry The Transsexual Phenomenon . New York: Julian Press, 1966 . Bolin...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2004) 19 (2 (56)): 1–45.
Published: 01 September 2004
... studies of transsexual men (1993–98) would severely test the boundaries of an exhibition of this kind, because they do not—or at least not in any simple sense—display “the male body,” which, unlike masculinity, continues to be viewed as a stable and constant referent. Although the masculinity being...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 1992) 10 (2 (29)): 4–17.
Published: 01 May 1992
... whose title was occasioned by Janice Raymond’s 1979 book-length condemnation of male-to-female transsexuals as evil body-snatchers, The Transsexual Empire, Sandy Stone takes as a starting point docu- mented accounts of transsexuals who have undergone male-to-female surgery...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2008) 23 (1 (67)): 184–193.
Published: 01 May 2008
..., Dannevirke, New Zealand Kiri Te Kanawa, move over. While the internationally famous opera singer has often been recognized as Aotearoa/New Zea- land’s very own diva, the new claimant to the diva throne should be Georgina Beyer, the world’s first Ma¯ori and transsexual mem- ber of parliament — and...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2008) 23 (1 (67)): 1–9.
Published: 01 May 2008
... acting career of rare intensity and carved out a solidary life among family and friends.” On the queer side of all things diva, male divas, drag and/ or transgender divas, and transsexual divas are represented in the remaining appreciations. Reportedly straight in real life, Vincent Price...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 1991) 9 (3 (27)): 36–53.
Published: 01 September 1991
... Silence ofthe Lambs, I would agree with Hannibal Lecter’s pronouncement that Buffalo Bill is not reducible to “homosexual,” or “transsexual.” He is indeed a man at odds with gender identity or sexual identity and his self-presentation is a confused mosaic of signifiers. In the basement scene he...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 1989) 7 (2-3 (20-21)): 147–151.
Published: 01 December 1989
... that the female look is only passive, masochistic, 150 narcissistic or transsexual? Why can it not bespeak sexual desire? If it does, might the trajectory of the female gaze imply all the proble- matics of male erotic vision? If not, why not? 3. I do not believe that the...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 1995) 12 (3 (36)): 32–48.
Published: 01 September 1995
... lesbiadtransgender through the fetishization of black female sexuality. All “deviants” are presented within the context of violence. Jordan repeatedly uses the symbolism of the black (lesbian) prostitute and the black (gay/transsexual) whore to signify the promiscuity and dangerous...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2003) 18 (3 (54)): 3–38.
Published: 01 December 2003
... made this possible, as one critic remarked, “by the mere act of placing a camera in each person’s hands” (19). While making her first tape, Transsexuals (1971), in a workshop led by John Reilly of Global Village at the New School for Social Research in New York, Susan Milano felt the same way...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2016) 31 (1 (91)): 93–121.
Published: 01 May 2016
...  seems to have little to do with transsexuality or transgender politics and identity, so this phrase potentially poses a problem that highlights the well-­ documented tensions between transsexual and queer politics (which do not fall within the purview of this article but which I have explored...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2010) 25 (2 (74)): 183–195.
Published: 01 September 2010
..., www.nytimes.com/2008/04/27/ magazine/27young-­t.html. Hence notably excluded from the purview of “research” are lesbians, transsexuals, and all queer people of color. Also intriguing is the article’s decision to include digitally retouched glossy pictures of white male couples in...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 1991) 9 (3 (27)): 4–35.
Published: 01 September 1991
... Harris’s novel, wherein Buffalo Bill is specifically described not as gay, but as a “fag-ba~herBy contrast, in the film, Buffalo Bill is variously presented as a would-be transsexual, a transvestite, and a homosexual queen. The film is utterly unable to distinguish among...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2001) 15 (3 (45)): 151–193.
Published: 01 December 2001
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2012) 27 (3 (81)): 101–135.
Published: 01 December 2012
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 1991) 9 (1-2 (25-26)): 125–143.
Published: 01 September 1991
... theoretical transsexuals. Where I use “effeminate” in this essay, it should be understood as describing culturally dictated heterosexist 139 ideas about gays and gender (which queers might also employ). My use of “sissy” and “sissy boy7’ to describe pre-adult feminine gay men is an...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 1997) 14 (1-2 (40-41)): 15–41.
Published: 01 May 1997
...: partially birthed fetuses, near-death experiencers, MIAs from the Vietnam War, immigrants, Holocaust survivors, youth gangs, transsexuals, junkies, Kevorkianists, those suffering from multiple personality disorder, and PWAs (persons with AIDS)-all these have been represented as pos- sessed...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 January 1989) 7 (1 (19)): 108–133.
Published: 01 January 1989
... nature-culture thresholds are being thematized and transgressed in recent movies: incest, life/death (vampires, zombies, and other living dead), humad non-human (aliens, clones, demon seeds, pods, fogs, etc and sexual difference (androgyns, transsexuals, transvestites, or transylvanians...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2002) 17 (3 (51)): 115–147.
Published: 01 December 2002
...- cation as a film genre, I prefer to categorize pornography as a discrete system of representation, itself internally compromised of a variety of genres depending on the ostensible viewer to whom it is marketed: gay male, lesbian, straight, bisexual, “bicurious,” transvestite, transsexual, “couples...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2005) 20 (2 (59)): 165–195.
Published: 01 September 2005
... hystericization and sublimity. Much of the fascination of the sequence—its lure of uncanny, dare we say queer, captivation—stems precisely from its willful staging of transgendered, transsexual mutability: its multiple move- ments across various representational registers traditionally understood as...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2006) 21 (3 (63)): 63–101.
Published: 01 December 2006