Search Results for circumcision
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TSQ (2017) 4 (3-4): 497–517.
Published: 01 November 2017
... imaginary and symbolic dimensions of the phallus alongside a series of examples in which a subjective relation to the biological organ is particularly fraught, beginning with the case of David Reimer, a man who was raised a girl after losing his penis to a botched circumcision, and moving on to accounts...
TSQ (2019) 6 (3): 429–434.
Published: 01 August 2019
... Christian tradition—until recently performed only by men in most churches—rebirths those born in original sin into everlasting life. In the Jewish tradition, male babies become part of the covenant only through circumcision—again a rite that, for most of Jewish history, was carried out only by men. As...
TSQ (2018) 5 (2): 164–173.
Published: 01 May 2018
... sexual corporeality, and trans-future medicine. 1. The practice of transforming social status via surgical alteration of sex characteristics began long before the modern notion of “changing” sex to an opposed category. Surgeries that changed social status include circumcision; castration; penile...