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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2018) 5 (2): 275–280.
Published: 01 May 2018
... story of her gender transition, revealing how Lazzarato has carefully engineered the documentation of her surgeries to navigate the burgeoning marketplace of online celebrity. Following Jasbir K. Puar, this review argues that the film demonstrates an axiomatic case of “piecing” the transgender body that...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 August 2015) 2 (3): 495–499.
Published: 01 August 2015
... and those around him celebrate who he is. I Am Jazz is exceptional in that it is the first professionally published book by and about a trans young person. This is exciting because what trans people want and understand about their own lives differs even from the understandings and desires of...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 November 2015) 2 (4): 676–678.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Zowie Davy Abstract Katie Herzog's Transtextuality (Senate Bill 48) , an installation “depicting 48 portraits of transgender men and women of letters,” took on the mammoth task of displaying portraits of trans pioneers who represent transgender intelligentsia. The celebration of her Western...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 November 2014) 1 (4): 559–571.
Published: 01 November 2014
... skillful practitioners of K-pop cover dance, and some practitioners, such as the members of the group Wonder Gay, have become national celebrities. I describe how cover dance demarcates a new social arena for feminine Thai males to express themselves through the idiom of modern Korean female embodiment...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 November 2014) 1 (4): 586–589.
Published: 01 November 2014
... preserve for the ways that it exposes and rejects normativity. I believe we need to hold onto, acknowledge, and celebrate this otherness, not because we thrive on being contrarian, but because the regimes of normality are the forces that seek to obliterate us. We must resist in order to survive...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 August 2014) 1 (3): 338–351.
Published: 01 August 2014
... descendants. Thus given the vital role played by the author's grandmother in her process, this essay is a long-overdue proposal to all living grandmothers not only to stand by and accept their two-spirited grandchildren but to call for a celebration of their coming out. This visionary work serves to inspire...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 February 2015) 2 (1): 175–178.
Published: 01 February 2015
...Megan M. Rohrer Abstract This article makes an ethical case for celebrating the undercounting of trans individuals in surveys and studies. Despite positive motivations compelling researchers to more accurately enumerate the transgender spectrum, researchers trying to quantify the trans experience...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 November 2016) 3 (3-4): 485–505.
Published: 01 November 2016
... certain identities in texts: could trans identities be legitimized in order to expose all gender as unstable or could they be celebrated as unintelligible? The author looks in detail at the English translation of an eighteenth-century French memoir written by the Chevalier d'Eon. The author compares this...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 August 2015) 2 (3): 500–502.
Published: 01 August 2015
... asked for recommendations of books that celebrate gender diversity. Increasingly, though there are picture books and young adult novels that I can suggest—there continues to be a lack of such books for readers in middle grades. One of the challenges in suggesting books is that teachers are often looking...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2019) 6 (2): 274–277.
Published: 01 May 2019
..., feminist, and/or queer studies to entirely dismiss the wealth of provocative insights. I most positively responded to chapter 4, where Snorton takes the public statements of black drag and trans celebrities (mediated through the mid-twentieth-century black press) to think through black people's vexed...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2014) 1 (1-2): 235–237.
Published: 01 May 2014
....” Late 1960s San Francisco queens “came out,” submerging references to specific strategies in a wider celebration of social emergence as a member of one's chosen sex while echoing the self-affirmative language of gay liberation ( Cooke 1998 ). “Transition” became widely used only in the mid-1990s...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 November 2015) 2 (4): 701–709.
Published: 01 November 2015
... visible cues taken by most to represent bodily sexual difference. Skylar is an example of a trans male vlogger who has documented his (medical) transition in depth, and who by now has become a micro-celebrity. 8 Although the style and the purpose of his vlogs have slightly shifted with years, from...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2016) 3 (1-2): 175–184.
Published: 01 May 2016
... Rising,” and “Working on Wonderland” clarify Sookee's mission: to insist upon, establish, maintain, celebrate, and promote queer/trans presences in a pop musical culture mired in suffocating conceptualizations of sexual and gendered binaries. Recorded by Berlin's Springstoff Records, Sookee's work...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2015) 2 (2): 324–329.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Paige M. Johnson Towards a world in which we support, cherish, and celebrate all bodies, especially our own. (— Trannymal ) Trannymal Directed by Curtis-Fawley Chrys and Vade Dylan 2 min., United States , 2006 Trannymals Go to Court: An Eight-Genital Movie...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2014) 1 (1-2): 184–187.
Published: 01 May 2014
... contemporaneous American ex-GI transsexual celebrity Christine Jorgensen, who had traveled to Denmark for her sex reassignment surgery and gained worldwide familiarity immediately afterward due to her personality and glamorous looks, reflected the growing influence of American culture on the Republic of China at...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2017) 4 (2): 159–161.
Published: 01 May 2017
... own critical explorations of embodied difference? Why has it been so complicit in provincializing that body of work, replicating privileged notions of the human as Man, or celebrating in- or posthuman figurations of embodied being that can prematurely foreclose humanness to the very beings routinely...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2014) 1 (1-2): 230–232.
Published: 01 May 2014
... ). Transbutches embody a third space (with others) between the uncritical celebration of “womanhood” and its rejection entirely. Transbutches embrace aspects of masculinity without denouncing their social affiliation with an oppressed group of people who were predominantly raised and socialized as girls. The...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 November 2018) 5 (4): 515–517.
Published: 01 November 2018
... it ancestral, asynchronous, or properly contextualized—that provokes such urgency now?” Perhaps urgency itself holds an answer to their question about the timeliness of trans*. In his celebrated theses on the philosophy of history, Walter Benjamin asserts that “to articulate the past...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2016) 3 (1-2): 321–325.
Published: 01 May 2016
..., homophobic, and transphobic world. Through Bailey's lens, it might be argued that ballroom gives us one of the most complicated gender systems of any contemporary queer formation we have witnessed. This past February (2015), I participated in an event celebrating twenty-five years of Jenny Livingston's...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2018) 5 (2): 290–294.
Published: 01 May 2018
... staple of queer histories that rely on “foundational moments” (133), such as Oscar Wilde's trial, the Stonewall riots, the AIDS crisis, and, in Germany, the founding of Hirschfeld's Institute for Sexual Science and its destruction by the Nazis in 1933. Why is Hirschfeld uncritically celebrated as a...