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TSQ (2017) 4 (2): 195–207.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Erin Durban-Albrecht Abstract This article brings together black transgender studies and postcolonial studies to consider the possibility for trans* narratives of Haiti, known as the “Black Republic.” Based on ethnographic research with trani , trans*, and transgender Haitians, this article focuses...
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TSQ (2016) 3 (3-4): 545–551.
Published: 01 November 2016
... deserts. My last port of registry on the tormented shores of this fabulous continent that is Life. My rapjazz of folly. ( Frankétienne 1999 : 12) 2 Port-au-Prince is, of course, the capital of Haiti, the country that withstood Napoléon's incursions in 1802, resisting the reinstatement of slavery...
FIGURES
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TSQ (2016) 3 (3-4): 618–627.
Published: 01 November 2016
... parts of the world. For example, in Haiti, sequins are used in voodoo flags created by artists who dedicate their lives to this craft and believe that sequins have sacred portal-like traits ( Girouard 1994 ). Sequins are also used in New Orleans jazz festivals, and in the 1970s in Bolivia, transgender...
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TSQ (2020) 7 (4): 663–669.
Published: 01 November 2020
... of slavery that made people in Haiti susceptible to a range of epidemics (Farmer et al. 2006 ). And when the pandemic made some but not others not only dead but disposable, we were able to identify, at great cost, the reach of those nodules and their interrelations by tracing the violences of those murders...
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TSQ (2017) 4 (2): 162–169.
Published: 01 May 2017
... intimacies” that are crucial to the survival of Black transwomen in Haiti. Dora Silva Santana's essay, which considers Black transwomen in Brazil, is an offering and instantiation of escrevivência as an Afro-diasporic practice of life writing that brings critical attention to the narrative convergences...
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TSQ (2019) 6 (3): 386–399.
Published: 01 August 2019
... Atlantic religions reveals a gender spectrum between gods and devotees that is full of possibilities that go beyond strict gender classification. Along with Candomblé in Brazil and Vodou in Haiti, Santería is one of the many Afro-Caribbean religions that formed as enslaved West Africans from Yorubaland...