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TSQ (2017) 4 (2): 170–180.
Published: 01 May 2017
... artists of color. Where was I to go to find out about black trans history in Toronto? Historical and grassroots queer archives often don't do a good job at actively participating in the documentation and preservation of the artifacts, stories, and materials of black and African diasporic cultural...
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TSQ (2016) 3 (1-2): 158–164.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Faris A. Khan Abstract This essay examines an instance of media activism by members of a Karachi-based organization run by and for nonnormatively gendered people who are known as khwaja siras . By providing both ethnographic analysis and a genderqueer feminist reading of the group's strategies...
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Published: 01 November 2020
Figure 1. Monica Jones holding a red umbrella—a symbol of sex worker rights activism—and smiling. Photograph by PJ Starr. More
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TSQ (2019) 6 (2): 269–273.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Kemi Adeyemi Abstract This review of Oliverio Rodriguez's ongoing series The Last Seduction/La Seducción Fatal examines how his images press against European and South American “masters” of painting through explicitly queer and kinky optics. As Rodriguez uses collage techniques to activate...
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Published: 01 November 2018
Figure 2. Wakashu with a Shoulder-Drum , Hosoda Eisui (active 1790–1823). Royal Ontario Museum More
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Published: 01 August 2022
Figure 1. A river of life, inspired by participatory research methods we used to draw out our thoughts on activism that led to this article. More
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TSQ (2019) 6 (3): 297–314.
Published: 01 August 2019
... led to increased backlash against these performances and the community structures on which they rest. This article explores these traditional performance practices, within the Sufi shrine and in homes, as well as in explicit activism as khwaja siras contested their place in the national 2013 elections...
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TSQ (2016) 3 (1-2): 175–184.
Published: 01 May 2016
..., and enable people to engage and imagine alternatives. A self-fashioned quing MC actively recording since 2006, Sookee's work confronts a number of issues, including sexism, heteronormativity, homo/transphobias, and neofascist/anti-immigrant paroxysms plaguing Germany today. This article provides a brief...
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TSQ (2019) 6 (4): 521–538.
Published: 01 November 2019
... binary and thus imagines more robust possibilities for racialized gendered justice. Copyright © 2019 by Duke University Press 2019 black feminism institutions activism trans studies fungibility “Can you believe they hired a cis woman?” I was met with this question, often whispered...
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TSQ (2017) 4 (1): 16–27.
Published: 01 February 2017
... of Minnesota Press . Nael: A shift in the work that trans activists and trans studies are doing to focus on “responsibilities” instead of “rights” would change how we do our work. When I talk with students about Two-Spirit identities and communities, I talk about how Two-Spirit activism and identities...
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TSQ (2016) 3 (3-4): 388–411.
Published: 01 November 2016
... in general. The objective is to reflect ethnographically on the embodiment of gender as norm and leakage, showing the constant tension between the representation and the experience of it. Copyright © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 transgender transsexuality activism sexology normalization...
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TSQ (2021) 8 (1): 24–57.
Published: 01 February 2021
... begins with the film's apparitional aesthetics, which rouse contemplation of the trans activisms that survive in the wake of trans death, and it continues with the film's activating address and impact campaign. I posit that such efforts can feed back into the communities from which a documentary has been...
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TSQ (2016) 3 (1-2): 74–80.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Lucía Egaña; Miriam Solá Abstract In this article, the authors address the relationship between artistic production and political activism in Barcelona's transfeminist scene, by reflecting on the first stage of their joint research project, War Machines: Transfeminist Practices of Representation...
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TSQ (2014) 1 (1-2): 280–284.
Published: 01 May 2014
... tools and content for trans communities. Raun and Ziegler discuss the usefulness of social entrepreneurship models to trans community formation, the importance of fostering digital activism by and for underrepresented communities, and the possibilities of circumventing traditional grant-making...
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TSQ (2016) 3 (1-2): 259–265.
Published: 01 May 2016
... activism and knowledge production. Copyright © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 Chinese feminism grassroots feminism trans activism At least half of me is a woman . . . the woman I want to be is definitely not a “good” one. I am a queer bitch. I want to knock out all unearned “male...
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TSQ (2018) 5 (1): 49–66.
Published: 01 February 2018
...Sidney Cunningham Abstract This essay responds to Slavoj Žižek's recent criticism of trans activism by arguing for an understanding of gendered recognition within the symbolic-social realm that goes beyond acknowledgment and acceptance of diverse gender identities without requiring the presumption...
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TSQ (2018) 5 (2): 251–267.
Published: 01 May 2018
... that understanding the poetics of genderqueerness displaces the “big P” politics of alterity that commonly marks queer activism. They argue that this displacement has epistemological value for what they call trans-peripheral surgical subjects. Building on notions of burdensome self-advocacy and the possibility...
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TSQ (2018) 5 (3): 473–486.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Ausma Bernotaite; Lukas Berredo; H.c Zhuo Abstract The trans movement in mainland China is at its early stages and rapidly growing. Particularly in the past two years, there has been a strong rise in trans activism and advocacy. There have been more trans individuals willing to be publicly visible...
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TSQ (2018) 5 (3): 443–455.
Published: 01 August 2018
... the creative production over the visibility agenda and receptive prejudices that pertain inherently to trans* activism. The author argues that the act of posing in front of the camera for trans* women cannot be reified but must be critically examined for its materialist ontology, a framework that includes...
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TSQ (2018) 5 (3): 464–472.
Published: 01 August 2018
..., into our examinations and explorations, to weave the narration of one Asian transgender person into the weft of trans scholarships and activisms in Asia. Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 transgender renyao sex work Chinese I want you to meet Kiki. This is her ( fig. 1...
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