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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 November 2015) 2 (4): 621–634.
Published: 01 November 2015
... institutional trans* archives can be used to identify these trans* women and other members of the early MtF cross-dressing community. It proposes a research methodology that uses aliases and identification codes, originally intended for protection and anonymity, to connect archival holdings to individuals...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 November 2018) 5 (4): 540–564.
Published: 01 November 2018
... Press 2018 cross-dressing Eugenia medieval saints visibility Hagiography has long been recognized as providing a sanctioned space for representations of bodily and gender transformation in premodern Europe. Written stories about holy women who assume a masculine disguise, or cultivate...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2014) 1 (1-2): 65–67.
Published: 01 May 2014
... fields; and some map the productive tensions between trans studies and other interdisciplines. Copyright © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014 Cross-dressing, in its contemporary Western sense, is the wearing of clothing not belonging to one's birth-designated sex. This simple (and simplistic...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 August 2015) 2 (3): 525.
Published: 01 August 2015
... Anglocentric bias of the transgender studies field while expanding the field's breadth and reach. This first “Translation” section features work by Fabian Alfie, who translates a passage describing cross-dressing in a fourteenth-century Italian text by Giovanni Sercambi, and by S. P. F. Dale, who translates an...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2017) 4 (2): 311–316.
Published: 01 May 2017
... identify as/with trans. 2. Throughout this review I follow Chess's use of the compound crossdress as opposed to the hyphenated cross-dress. Because Male-to-Female Crossdressing in Early Modern English Literature is a project that is as much about queer identity as it is about actions, I find...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 August 2018) 5 (3): 443–455.
Published: 01 August 2018
... inevitably a normative one contra the subversive politics of being queer. That said, Susan, a cross-dresser who identifies with the masculine pronoun, places the act of dressing up on a gendering scale where one could hover between 50 and 100 percent masculine or feminine. The nail polish, lingerie, or...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2014) 1 (1-2): 125–129.
Published: 01 May 2014
... transgender person did not exist in the Middle Ages, scholars instead investigate concrete medieval subjects that relate to the issue, such as intersexuality, cross-dressing, and the medical alteration of the sexed body, all of which are discussed in primary sources. Early Christian exegetes read a...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2014) 1 (1-2): 232–234.
Published: 01 May 2014
... ). Prince and Kane, however, did not use the word “transgender” in its contemporary all-inclusive sense, nor were they first in coining words involving some compound of trans + gender. More importantly, the earliest documented uses of “transgender” do not distinguish cross-dressing or living full time...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2014) 1 (1-2): 205–207.
Published: 01 May 2014
... large research universities like Johns Hopkins and Stanford in the 1950s and 1960s. The desire for surgery not only became a definitive characteristic of transsexuality, distinguishing it from other so-called disorders like cross-dressing, transvestism, and homosexuality. But it was also narrowly...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 August 2015) 2 (3): 532–538.
Published: 01 August 2015
... economy of the narrative the nuns have crafted a viable alternative to traditional heterosexuality in a context of an all-female environment. Sercambi's tale also involves male cross-dressing, presented in a comic manner. A beautiful young man named Agnolo Bostoli, in love with a novice named Rosa...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 February 2018) 5 (1): 148–150.
Published: 01 February 2018
... masculinity, which is a recurring theme in this collection, it does not develop a meaningful engagement with queer gender or sexuality, and in some respects the play seems to reinforce “gender binaries by highlighting the performance as cross-dressing” instead of an “exploration of female masculinity” (Tamara...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 November 2015) 2 (4): 650–665.
Published: 01 November 2015
..., excavations that seek to remedy the lack of specificity about her life with context about the circumstances in which she lived. Recent scholarly projects have, for example, situated Portica within histories of crossing-dressing laws or police photography, thereby making more legible the conditions in which...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 November 2015) 2 (4): 717–719.
Published: 01 November 2015
....” Much of this book is devoted to interrogating discourses surrounding the “disability con” in which presumptively able-bodied persons “fake” impairments in order to elicit sympathy while earning money. She shows how the black slave Ellen Craft cross-dressed as a white, disabled man while her black...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 August 2015) 2 (3): 365–366.
Published: 01 August 2015
... . In the inaugural translations section, translation scholar David Gramling has selected contributions from Italian medievalist Fabian Alfie, who translates a fourteenth-century bawdy tale involving cross-dressing, and from gender studies scholar S. P. F. Dale, who translates a statement by Ray Tanaka...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 November 2018) 5 (4): 638–647.
Published: 01 November 2018
... women and adult men in the Edo period (1601–1868), and some of whom engaged in male same-sex relations and cross-dressing ( fig. 1 ). Since A Third Gender was a museum exhibition, the project required engagement between scholarship and the public, and we had to take seriously the question of how to...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2014) 1 (1-2): 86–89.
Published: 01 May 2014
...-dressed embodiment in traditional theaters across East Asia, such as Farewell My Concubine and The King and the Clown (dir. Joon-ik Lee, 2005)? How do we speak of subjectivities that do not neatly differentiate between same-sex desire and cross-gender identification, like that of the protagonist in...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2015) 2 (2): 359–363.
Published: 01 May 2015
... marry (if at all) across caste, class, regional, and religious lines. In addition, both historically and today in both comedic and dramatic roles, many Special Drama artists play cross-dressed roles. These run in the familiar direction of male-to-female but also take the less common guise of female-to...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2016) 3 (1-2): 259–265.
Published: 01 May 2016
... who cross-dressed as a man in service of the Liberation Army in the 1950s, was applauded in state propaganda, inspiring several popular state-sponsored films and television series ( Wang 2010 ). Female gender transgression was not only highly regarded but also encouraged when deemed useful for...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 November 2015) 2 (4): 725–728.
Published: 01 November 2015
...-Jung Wu calls attention to male cross-dressing shows in Taiwan, providing an ethnographic account of the differences among individual performers associated with the “Redtop Arts” troupe, while Pui Kei Eleanor Cheung documents how transgender subjects are breaking away from a culture of shame and...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2014) 1 (1-2): 162–164.
Published: 01 May 2014
... United States has been a history of criminalization. Throughout most of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, gender nonconformity, cross-dressing, and homosexuality were criminalized through laws and policing practices. Susan Stryker ( 2008 ) argues that trans communities and identities often formed...