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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (2): 152–173.
Published: 01 July 2018
...Indira Falk Gesink Abstract Sexuality scholarship demonstrates the historical production of the male/female sexual binary in scientific discourse. While some scholars have applied the insights of this scholarship to modern Islamic contexts, studies on intersex persons ( khuntha ) in premodern...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2022) 18 (3): 359–386.
Published: 01 November 2022
...Mehrdad Alipour Abstract Muslim jurists have issued several fatwas (Islamic legal opinions) permitting gender-confirming surgery (GCS) for various groups of intersex and/or transgender people. However, these fatwas have been critiqued for conceiving of intersex and transgender individuals...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (2): 143–151.
Published: 01 July 2018
... the unusual step of associating fitna with the male character Islam. Mourad does not mention Massad’s work, and neither does Indira Falk Gesink in her article in this issue, “Intersex Bodies in Premodern Islamic Discourse: Complicating the Binary.” This observation is not a reproach but a call...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2011) 7 (3): 113–115.
Published: 01 November 2011
..., and the rights of gay and lesbian, as well as of transgender and intersex persons, were seen by many as undesirable additions to a move- ment that might otherwise have a chance at success. İlkkaracan signals a new and more inclusive approach to sexual and gender minority rights in the region...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (3): 457–461.
Published: 01 November 2021
...), intersex, and other sexual orientations and gender identity used in the queer movement in Turkey has varied over time from LGBT, LGBTT, and LGBTI to, most recently, LGBTI+. In this review I use a variety of these abbreviations in accordance with their appearance in the books under review. ...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (3): 331–336.
Published: 01 November 2015
... articulation between lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex (questioning) and feminist movements and male working-class and lumpen proletariat sociabilities represented by soccer fan groups. Aciksoz argued that protestors shared a common stance against the government’s increasing authoritarianism...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2014) 10 (2): 31–51.
Published: 01 July 2014
... Fatwas and their Recent Interpretive History Following the original 1967 fatwa permitting intersex people/hermaph- rodites to undergo SRS, in 1985 Khomeini was the first to bring this issue, as it relates to transsexuality, to the forefront of Iranian social...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2023) 19 (1): 72–95.
Published: 01 March 2023
...: Feminism and the Subversion of Identity . New York : Routledge . Butler Judith . 2004 . Undoing Gender . New York : Routledge . Chase Cheryl . 2013 . “ Hermaphrodites with Attitude: Mapping the Emergence of Intersex Political Activism .” In The Transgender Studies Reader , edited...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2024) 20 (1): 43–68.
Published: 01 March 2024
... Carolyn . 2004 . Engaged Surrender: African American Women and Islam . Berkeley : University of California Press . Rubin David . 2017 . Intersex Matters: Biomedical Embodiment, Gender Regulation, and Transnational Activism . Albany : State University of New York Press . Said...
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