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TSQ (2019) 6 (4): 521–538.
Published: 01 November 2019
...V Varun Chaudhry Abstract This essay works at the intersection of black feminism and trans studies to reflect on the radical possibilities for the futures of transgender studies and politics. Drawing on ethnographic data with a large-scale LGBTQ service organization, and focusing specifically on an...
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TSQ (2020) 7 (3): 427–444.
Published: 01 August 2020
... vision of a black trans* studies that acknowledges twentieth-century black feminist thought as its primary genealogy. For Ellison et al., the move to make black feminism the intellectual center of black trans* studies not only resists black women's persistent erasure from institutional narratives of...
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TSQ (2019) 6 (2): 210–222.
Published: 01 May 2019
... understand, move within, and intersect black, trans, and feminist studies. Copyright © 2019 by Duke University Press 2019 black trans fugitivity travesti transfeminism black feminism Brazilian African diaspora In 2014, when I did a summer visit from the United States to Rio de Janeiro, in...
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TSQ (2017) 4 (2): 226–242.
Published: 01 May 2017
... Emergence of the Afro-American Woman Novelist . Oxford : Oxford University Press . Christian Barbara . 1994 . “ Diminishing Returns: Can Black Feminism Survive the Academy? ” Multiculturalism: A Critical Reader , edited by Goldberg David Theo , 168 – 79 . Boston : Blackwell...
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TSQ (2017) 4 (2): 219–225.
Published: 01 May 2017
... studies black feminism 11. The Combahee River Collective's “Black Feminist Statement” is a foundational black feminist text. Other central black feminist texts that offer important critiques of race, gender, sexuality, and class are Angela Davis's Women, Race, and Class (1982); Audre Lorde's...
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TSQ (2016) 3 (1-2): 48–57.
Published: 01 May 2016
... many little blacks hairs coming back, despite being tortured out of existence, on my cheeks, in my cleavage, I have to wear baggy clothes, all my underwear was too tight for gamete making temperatures, I have to take my vitamins every day, all to make a baby. I'm a trans woman and I'm pregnant...
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TSQ (2016) 3 (1-2): 15–21.
Published: 01 May 2016
... . www.blackademic.com/how-my-past-as-a-black-woman-informs-my-black-male-feminist-perspective-today/ . Copyright © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 transgender trans masculinities feminisms trans men feminist men During a discussion of trans men and masculinity, Jeffrey paused, sighed, and then...
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TSQ (2016) 3 (1-2): 5–14.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Susan Stryker; Talia M. Bettcher Finally, we also include interviews—both original and archival—that help round out the scope of trans/feminisms we wish to represent. Tommi Avicolli Mecca discusses the history of the Radical Queens Collective in Philadelphia in the 1970s and their relationship...
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Published: 01 May 2016
Figure 1, above. Sookee, quing of Berlin, visually coded in purple and black, the colors of anarcha-feminism. Photos courtesy of www.sookee.de Figure 1, above. Sookee, quing of Berlin, visually coded in purple and black, the colors of anarcha-feminism. / Photos courtesy of www.sookee.de More
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TSQ (2017) 4 (2): 275–295.
Published: 01 May 2017
.... What Snorton wishes to undo is that very assumption of penis equals male, in pursuit of a more expansive deployment of black feminism. So if Snorton critiques the genitally normative categories of gender that black (male) feminists often unwittingly uphold, in an effort to “trans*blasphemously...
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TSQ (2017) 4 (2): 162–169.
Published: 01 May 2017
..., while neglecting to reckon with the contributions of Black feminism and Black queer studies to this line of thought. The frameworks of the posthuman, Afro-pessimism, and Afro-optimism/Black ops each attempt to think through the problematic of “the human” and humanism; each often makes its theoretical...
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TSQ (2017) 4 (2): 181–190.
Published: 01 May 2017
... feminism transfeminism African diaspora black queer studies As the sky drizzles thin tears over our shoulders, I climb those stairs with the usual habit of not making eye contact, but discreetly searching for familiar faces in the crowd. I am stopped by hand waves of dear colleagues who kindly...
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TSQ (2017) 4 (2): 266–274.
Published: 01 May 2017
... ontology through gender, and this problematic is the philosophical melding of black feminism and black trans studies. In other words, black feminism (in particular the groundbreaking work of Spillers) provides a path, or a philosophical opening, for the deconstructive work of black trans studies. As Kai M...
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TSQ (2020) 7 (1): 140–147.
Published: 01 February 2020
... : Duke University Press . Clark Hine Darlene . 1989 . “ Rape and the Inner Lives of Black Women in the Middle West .” Signs 14 , no. 4 : 912 – 20 . Davis Angela Y. 1999 . Blues Legacies and Black Feminism: Gertrude “Ma” Rainey, Bessie Smith, and Billie Holiday . New York...
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TSQ (2020) 7 (2): 192–207.
Published: 01 May 2020
... heretofore missing cornerstone of Black feminisms. As CeCe McDonald ( 2017 : 254) states in an appeal to the sisters of the “transnation”: “I use the term woman broadly to express all women and not having to put ‘trans’ in front of the term. We are all WOMEN, be it that that's what you identify as...
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TSQ (2017) 4 (2): 208–218.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Karen Jaime Abstract In this essay, the author argues that Ellison Renee Glenn as Black Cracker performs what LaMonda H. Stallings, drawing on the work of C. Riley Snorton, defines as a “transworld identity,” or as an “identity across possible worlds.” Specifically, the author focuses on how the...
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TSQ (2017) 4 (2): 170–180.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Syrus Marcus Ware Abstract In this article, the author considers the erasure of racialized and indigenous histories from white trans archives, time lines, and cartographies of resistance. The author examines interventions by black queer and trans historiographers, critics, and activists who have...
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TSQ (2017) 4 (2): 243–265.
Published: 01 May 2017
...CeCe McDonald; Omise'eke Natasha Tinsley Abstract This is a collection of the prison letters of CeCe McDonald, edited and with an introduction by Omise'eke Natasha Tinsley. Copyright © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 prison journal writing transfeminism transmisogynoir black feminism...
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TSQ (2018) 5 (1): 9–29.
Published: 01 February 2018
... of justice. From 1940 on, Murray argued that white supremacy and male supremacy were simultaneous in origin and effect. While most scholars fast forward this insight to the black feminism articulated by the Combahee River Collective, a recent article by historian Simon Fisher suggests that we stay...
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TSQ (2017) 4 (2): 301–310.
Published: 01 May 2017
...-dominated society. As well as the knowledge of the urgent need to address all the difference and diversities within a community, openly and respectfully. Ultimately, queer Black communities will be able to break up the violent domination of white discourse around queerness, feminism, racism, and...