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GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies (1 April 2009) 15 (2): 285–312.
Published: 01 April 2009
...Iain Morland In this essay I explore how queer theory might account for postsurgical intersex bodies of diminished genital tactility. In other words, I evaluate whether a critique of surgery's effects is possible from a queer theoretical perspective on the body. I contend that for this purpose...
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GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies (1 April 2009) 15 (2): 313–327.
Published: 01 April 2009
... wrong age, the wrong color; they are “sexually ambiguous”; they bear the wrong ethnic markers; they inhibit particular identities and/or aspirations; they simply do not seem “right.” Surgery, then, becomes a way to put things right, to restore order. While the writing to date on modificatory surgeries...
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GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies (1 April 2009) 15 (2): 249–260.
Published: 01 April 2009
... who treat women with atypical genital develop- ment or intersex conditions. Her published work includes studies that assess the outcomes of genital surgery as well as work that explicitly seeks to promote dia- logue between clinicians and intersex adults.1 Julie Greenberg is a professor of...
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GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies (1 April 1998) 4 (2): 159–187.
Published: 01 April 1998
...Joanne Meyerowitz Copyright © 1998 by Duke University Press 1998 SEX CHANGE AND THE POPULAR PRESS Historical Notes on Transsexuality in the United States, 1930–1955 Joanne Meyerowitz On 1 December 1952, the New York Daily News announced the “sex change” surgery of Christine...
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GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies (1 April 1998) 4 (2): 189–211.
Published: 01 April 1998
... intersex infants. The fact that this system for preserving the boundaries of the cat- egories male and female has existed for so long without drawing criticism or scrutiny from any quarter indicates the extreme discomfort that sexual ambiguity excites in our culture. Pediatric genital surgeries...
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GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies (1 April 2009) 15 (2): 191–197.
Published: 01 April 2009
...Iain Morland Duke University Press 2009 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. Introduction: Lessons from the Octopus Iain Morland The paternalistic surgery-centered model of intersex treatment has been...
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GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies (1 January 2005) 11 (1): 95.
Published: 01 January 2005
... American, and U.S. marketers.1 The metro- sexual is said to endorse equal opportunity vanity through cosmetics, softness, hair care products, wine bars, gyms, designer fashion, wealth, the culture indus- tries, finance, cities, cosmetic surgery, David Beckham, and deodorants. Happy to...
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GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies (1 January 2005) 11 (1): 95–97.
Published: 01 January 2005
... equal opportunity vanity through cosmetics, softness, hair care products, wine bars, gyms, designer fashion, wealth, the culture indus- tries, finance, cities, cosmetic surgery, David Beckham, and deodorants. Happy to be the object of queer erotics and committed to daily exfoliation...
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GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies (1 January 2005) 11 (1): 97–101.
Published: 01 January 2005
... equal opportunity vanity through cosmetics, softness, hair care products, wine bars, gyms, designer fashion, wealth, the culture indus- tries, finance, cities, cosmetic surgery, David Beckham, and deodorants. Happy to be the object of queer erotics and committed to daily exfoliation...
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GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies (1 January 2005) 11 (1): 101–102.
Published: 01 January 2005
... equal opportunity vanity through cosmetics, softness, hair care products, wine bars, gyms, designer fashion, wealth, the culture indus- tries, finance, cities, cosmetic surgery, David Beckham, and deodorants. Happy to be the object of queer erotics and committed to daily exfoliation...
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GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies (1 January 2005) 11 (1): 103–105.
Published: 01 January 2005
... equal opportunity vanity through cosmetics, softness, hair care products, wine bars, gyms, designer fashion, wealth, the culture indus- tries, finance, cities, cosmetic surgery, David Beckham, and deodorants. Happy to be the object of queer erotics and committed to daily exfoliation...
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GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies (1 January 2005) 11 (1): 106–109.
Published: 01 January 2005
... equal opportunity vanity through cosmetics, softness, hair care products, wine bars, gyms, designer fashion, wealth, the culture indus- tries, finance, cities, cosmetic surgery, David Beckham, and deodorants. Happy to be the object of queer erotics and committed to daily exfoliation...
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GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies (1 January 2005) 11 (1): 109–111.
Published: 01 January 2005
... equal opportunity vanity through cosmetics, softness, hair care products, wine bars, gyms, designer fashion, wealth, the culture indus- tries, finance, cities, cosmetic surgery, David Beckham, and deodorants. Happy to be the object of queer erotics and committed to daily exfoliation...
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GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies (1 January 2005) 11 (1): 112–117.
Published: 01 January 2005
... American, and U.S. marketers.1 The metro- sexual is said to endorse equal opportunity vanity through cosmetics, softness, hair care products, wine bars, gyms, designer fashion, wealth, the culture indus- tries, finance, cities, cosmetic surgery, David Beckham, and deodorants. Happy to...
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GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies (1 April 2009) 15 (2): 225–247.
Published: 01 April 2009
... focus from gender and genitalia (and the emphasis on cosmetic surgery that has been figured as necessary for the living of a “nor- mal life”) to the medical conditions including the endocrinological and metabolic imbalances — sometimes severe and even life threatening...
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GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies (1 October 2013) 19 (4): 435–463.
Published: 01 October 2013
... As Allums indicates, common understandings that trans people transi- tion their bodies to match their gender identities, usually through hormones and surgery, work to cement the idea that authentic maleness or femaleness requires certain visible, audible, or otherwise knowable physical...
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GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies (1 October 2001) 7 (4): 621–636.
Published: 01 October 2001
..., appalled, and they were, according to their own description, unclear how to proceed. Then one evening, about a year later, they were watching television, and there they encountered Money talking about transsexual and intersexual surgery and offering...
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GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies (1 October 2015) 21 (4): 676–678.
Published: 01 October 2015
... popularization of SRS (sex reassign- ment surgery) in Iran that I, for one, have been anxiously awaiting from her. The book’s emphasis on “professing” as opposed to performing selves rep- resents Najmabadi’s long-­standing interest in language and translation.2 But more important to her argument is the...
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GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies (1 April 1998) 4 (2): 213–230.
Published: 01 April 1998
... power, influence, and employment for physicians and other helping professionals. The patient-victims, on the other hand, were deluded and deformed, beguiled with accounts of surgery that underplayed pervasive complications and pain. Billings and Urban couple their...
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GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies (1 April 1998) 4 (2): 231–261.
Published: 01 April 1998
... politically active and visible in their fight against “gender oppression.”21 MacKenzie, however, is more lenient toward actual transsexual persons, implying that it is not their fault when they opt for sex reassignment surgery (SRS) because they have been 240 GLQ: A JOURNAL OF LESBIAN AND GAY STUDIES...