We are delighted to debut “Policies” in this issue of TSQ. This recurring section will feature work that details how change happens—or is prevented from happening—in the arenas of rules, regulations, and other technologies of governance. While the visibility of trans issues has never been greater, seemingly small-scale mechanisms and decisions at the micropolitical level of institutions and bureaucracies are often overlooked, although they can have considerable effects on transgender lives. In this issue's “Policies” section, we feature two policy pieces related to this issue's theme of trans*formational pedagogies. First, Genny Beemyn and Dot Brauer examine the failure of colleges to make it possible for students to change name, gender, and pronoun preference on campus records. Don Romesburg then reports on the challenges of adding LGBT curriculum after California became the first state in the United States to mandate its inclusion. We...
1 August 2015
Research Article|August 01 2015
Introduction to “Policies”
TSQ (2015) 2 (3): 477.
Paisley Currah; Introduction to “Policies”. TSQ 1 August 2015; 2 (3): 477. doi: https://doi.org/10.1215/23289252-2926446
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