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Trans Rights

Date Published: 11/7/2019

The selections in our Trans Rights reading list address trans rights and politics on a global scale. Topics include black trans feminisms, coalitional models of social justice, surgery, disability, surveillance, and more.

The introduction to each book is free, and books may be purchased at dukeupress.edu.



JOURNAL ARTICLE

The Atmosphere of Trans* Politics in the Global North and West

Yv E. Nay
TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly 6:1, 2019


JOURNAL ARTICLE

Is Transmisogyny Killing Trans Women of Color?: Black Trans Feminisms and the Exigencies of White Femininity

Elías Cosenza Krell
TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly 4:2, 2017


BOOK

Going Stealth: Transgender Politics and U.S. Surveillance Practices

Toby Beauchamp
2019


JOURNAL ARTICLE

Certificates of Live Birth and Dead Names: On the Subject of Recent Anti-Trans Legislation

Amanda Armstrong
South Atlantic Quarterly 116:3, 2017


JOURNAL ARTICLE

Antitrans State Terrorism: Trans and Travesti Women, Human Rights, and Recent History in Chile

Hillary Hiner, Juan Carlos Garrido, and Brigette Walters
TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly 6:2, 2019


BOOK

Normal Life: Administrative Violence, Critical Trans Politics, and the Limits of Law

Dean Spade
2015


JOURNAL ARTICLE

Why We Forget the Pulse Nightclub Murders: Bodies That (Never) Matter and a Call for Coalitional Models of Queer and Trans Social Justice

Elijah Adiv Edelman
GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies 24:1, 2018


BOOK

The Look of a Woman: Facial Feminization Surgery and the Aims of Trans- Medicine

Joshua Franklin
2017


JOURNAL ARTICLE

Surgical Subjects and the Right to Transgender Health in Brazil

Joshua Franklin
TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly 5:2, 2018


JOURNAL ARTICLE

Bodies with New Organs: Becoming Trans, Becoming Disabled

Jasbir K. Puar
Social Text 124, 2015


JOURNAL ARTICLE

Radical Inclusion: Recounting the Trans Inclusive History of Radical Feminism

Cristan Williams
TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly 3:1–2, 2016


JOURNAL ARTICLE

Performing Piety in Pakistan’s Transgender Rights Movement

Claire Pamment
TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly 6:3, 2019


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