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TSQ (2015) 2 (4): 578–583.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Liesl Theron; Tshepo Ricki Kgositau Abstract This paper demonstrates the enthusiasm of the young trans movement in sub-Saharan Africa. The rich history of the struggles and successes of various trans-related events and work in the African continent has not been documented. With this first...
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TSQ (2017) 4 (1): 61–77.
Published: 01 February 2017
...B Camminga Abstract South Africa is the only country on the African continent that not only recognizes but also constitutionally protects and offers asylum to transgender-identified individuals. On entering the country, an individual has fourteen days to report to a Refugee Reception Office and...
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TSQ (2016) 3 (1-2): 272–275.
Published: 01 May 2016
... Copyright © 2014 The African Trans Feminist Charter 2014 Introduction by L. LEIGH ANN VAN DER MERWE The African Trans Feminist Charter is crafted as an act of resistance and resilience, and mostly to position African trans women within feminist discourse on the continent and...
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TSQ (2016) 3 (1-2): 95–103.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Simon D. Elin Fisher Abstract This article investigates the history of intersectional feminism and demonstrates that the theory is grounded in a trans-of-color analysis of the racial caste system known as “Jim Crow.” In 1944, Pauli Murray, an African American activist, journalist, and lawyer...
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TSQ (2020) 7 (2): 192–207.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Matt Richardson Abstract This article puts forward a consideration of Black womanhood by looking at the softcore films starring African American trans model and actress, Ajita Wilson. Wilson starred in many European softcore and hardcore films from the 1970s until her death in 1987. The author is...
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TSQ (2017) 4 (2): 181–190.
Published: 01 May 2017
... through the sections of this text, be it as rain, as tears, as sea, as metaphor, as body, as energy. The author suggests that, for black trans people in the African diaspora, trans travel narratives evoke the metaphor of transitioning in the similar ways that M. Jacqui Alexander works with the metaphor of...
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TSQ (2019) 6 (3): 424–428.
Published: 01 August 2019
... the whole of humanity. This review expands and creates an entry point for interreligious dialogue with African diasporic religions, by acknowledging humanity as a part of the interconnected balance of nature and recognizing the influence the Babylonian creation story, Enuma Elish , had on the the deep...
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TSQ (2019) 6 (2): 210–222.
Published: 01 May 2019
... Brazilian African diaspora with the debates on trans and black fugitive principles in the United States indexed in the work of Tourmaline, Miss Major, C. Riley Snorton, Saidiya Hartman, and James Ford III, to name a few. Foregrounding black trans experiences from the southern hemisphere in relationship to...
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TSQ (2020) 7 (1): 140–147.
Published: 01 February 2020
...Gloria Wekker The book is, among many other things, an ode to African diasporic, creative genders and sexually transgressive artists and authors, real and fictive historical figures, and producers of cultural events. Many of these people are not usually brought into the limelight, and they have...
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TSQ (2019) 6 (3): 386–399.
Published: 01 August 2019
... possession reveals subterraneous genderqueer modes of being, which should be understood as “any gender (or lack of gender) that would not be adequately represented by an either/or choice between ‘man’ or ‘woman’” (Titman 2014 ). Scholar of African American religions Albert J. Raboteau ( 1978 : 16...
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TSQ (2014) 1 (1-2): 162–164.
Published: 01 May 2014
... . Transgender History . Berkeley, CA : Seal . One night in June 2011, as they walked through a South Minneapolis neighborhood to the grocery store, CeCe McDonald, a young African American trans woman, and a group of her friends, all also African American and queer, were attacked by a group of white...
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TSQ (2020) 7 (4): 646–656.
Published: 01 November 2020
... : Routledge . Pepin Jacques . 2011 . The Origins of AIDS . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press . Pergadia Samantha . 2018 . “ Like an Animal: Genres of the Nonhuman in the Neo-Slave Novel .” African American Review 51 , no. 4 : 289 – 304 . Pitt David . 2020...
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TSQ (2021) 8 (2): 238–256.
Published: 01 May 2021
... undertaking is crucial for teaching trans/gender studies in Europe and in the global North, but at the same time, transnational knowledge productions, especially from the global South, need to be part of a decolonized curriculum. I work in gender studies at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS...
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TSQ (2015) 2 (3): 519–521.
Published: 01 August 2015
... designing and fitting a garment invited intimacy, conviviality, and friendship. The 1950s and 1960s were the height of her custom work. She made custom gowns for Mexican-American brides, beauty pageant contestants, and quinceañeras ; church wear for African American women; cheerleading outfits for the...
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TSQ (2014) 1 (1-2): 194–196.
Published: 01 May 2014
.../groundbreaking-report-urges-high-school-and-college-athletics-to-establish-standard-national-policies-for-transgender-student-athletes/ (accessed December 13, 2013 ). Hill Collins Patricia . 2005 . Black Sexual Politics: African Americans, Gender, and the New Racism . New York : Routledge...
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TSQ (2015) 2 (4): 544–552.
Published: 01 November 2015
... alternative archival historiographies that are detailed in the first two articles, Liesl Theron and Tshepo Ricki Kgositau stake out new archival territory in their article “The Emergence of a Grassroots African Trans Archive.” As part of their work with Gender DynamiX, Theron and Kgositau have helped to...
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TSQ (2017) 4 (2): 301–310.
Published: 01 May 2017
..., endeavored to establish a gay network, based in the wish to connect, exchange views, and meet up with more African men who have sex with men. He reports a sense of acceptance and joy, as they all stepped out of their perceived isolation and were able to enjoy pleasant times with one another. ADEFRA is...
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TSQ (2018) 5 (1): 148–150.
Published: 01 February 2018
... into “African Americans' attraction to the white berserker” through an interpolation of the essay “Ceremonies” by Essex Hemphil alongside the written court testimonies of Nat Turner and Jeffrey Dahmer (Charles I. Nero, 491). This is a groundbreaking project, and in the tradition of This Bridge...
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TSQ (2017) 4 (2): 170–180.
Published: 01 May 2017
... Writing by Queers of African Descent . Toronto : Sister Vision . Dryden Omisoore . 2010 . “ Canadians Denied: A Queer Diasporic Analysis of the Canadian Blood Donor .” Atlantis: Critical Studies in Gender, Culture, and Social Justice 34 , no. 2 : 77 – 84 . Flinn Andrew...
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TSQ (2015) 2 (4): 553–564.
Published: 01 November 2015
.... Still from video, 720 × 576. Robert “Lucky” Johns archive, Pittsburgh Queer History Project Lucky's photo archive from the House of Tilden has obvious demographic gaps, particularly, the absence of African American patrons. The overwhelming white representation clashes with inclusive language...