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TSQ (2023) 10 (2): 175–188.
Published: 01 May 2023
...Evan Vipond Abstract Original Plumbing ( OP ) is a trans male quarterly zine cocreated and coedited by Amos Mac and Rocco Kayiatos. OP holds historical and cultural importance as a t4t publication made for trans men by trans men and serves as an entry point for theorizing trans masculine...
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TSQ (2014) 1 (1-2): 68–73.
Published: 01 May 2014
... fields; and some map the productive tensions between trans studies and other interdisciplines. Copyright © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014 As an outcome of the lack of cultural competency about transgender and gender-nonconforming populations, transgender people have experienced significant...
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TSQ (2014) 1 (3): 445–448.
Published: 01 August 2014
... such a compelling case for the decentering of the human in contemporary critical thought. The sense that one gets after reading this book is not that this is yet another reminder for producers of cultural theory about the benefits of diversifying, so to speak, beyond the human. Rather, we are left feeling...
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TSQ (2020) 7 (3): 407–420.
Published: 01 August 2020
... of patriarchy as a layered phenomenon, trans necropolitics, and a masculinity contest culture paradigm to trouble this limit to representation within trans studies in Canada and the United States. Copyright © 2020 by Duke University Press 2020 academic culture trans misogyny patriarchy necropolitics...
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TSQ (2021) 8 (4): 559–571.
Published: 01 November 2021
... out on the history. The film would have had a lot more early history if we had our druthers, but Amy is a lot cooler than us and pushed us to bring in more pop culture because that would open it up to a wider audience. Laverne and I are both deeply committed to nuance, and that there's no single...
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TSQ (2017) 4 (1): 28–44.
Published: 01 February 2017
...Emmanuel David Abstract This article examines the production of new regimes of transgender value and visibility. First, it explores the cultural commodification of transgender by exploring the rise of transgender-specific products and consumer markets. Second, it examines the counterpart of trans...
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Published: 01 November 2016
Figure 2. Theatrical dance by Abhina and Mangala Aher of the Dancing Queens at Godrej India Culture Lab; photos by Nathan Sigman, November 18, 2015 More
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TSQ (2018) 5 (3): 311–320.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Shraddha Chatterjee Abstract A larger game is at play with respect to the field of transgender subjectivities in India that goes beyond gender or sexuality, and enters the arena of contested cultures and historical erasures. It can be hypothesized that a contemporary transgender subject in India...
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TSQ (2016) 3 (3-4): 552–568.
Published: 01 November 2016
... text, how might this textual transformation perform an implicit critique on the usage of language as cultural hegemony—not only in the dissemination of gender norms as an integral part of the ideology of authoritarian nation-states, but also in the transnational imposition of such regimes...
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TSQ (2023) 10 (3-4): 212–225.
Published: 01 November 2023
...Victor Ultra Omni; Laura Alexandra Harris Abstract At the heart of this project is an intergenerational dialogue, an elliptical tracing of languages and communities in their acts of reclaiming and renaming. In this dialogue the authors ask how does a linguistic archive of Black queer/trans culture...
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TSQ (2019) 6 (4): 481–490.
Published: 01 November 2019
... that resist the binary of resistance and compliance, to imagine otherly. The author draws on black trans studies, black feminist theory, and black cultural and media studies to articulate how this film as a unique and crucial moment of black trans cultural production also offers us a key moment in theorizing...
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TSQ (2020) 7 (2): 174–191.
Published: 01 May 2020
....” Queer and trans scholars have been eager to seize on the work of queer trans culture workers but less attentive to the pioneering efforts of Kim Christy and Joey Silvera, who occupy complicated positions not entirely commensurate with queerness. Christy emerged out of 1970s transfeminine culture...
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TSQ (2020) 7 (2): 274–287.
Published: 01 May 2020
... vision of straight male sexual cosmopolitanism, the feminist porn movement, and sex worker politics. In this article, the exhibit's curator discusses the importance of pornography to trans cultural production, the limits of the archive (especially when researching pornography), and the ethics...
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TSQ (2022) 9 (1): 44–64.
Published: 01 February 2022
... theorizes masc4masc t4t erotics as a type of contagious gendering. The authors discuss the coming into identity that takes place via desire for trans people, including a sexual urge toward or attraction to people who look like the person one wants to be. They examine the cultural representations of ftm4ftm...
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TSQ (2022) 9 (1): 9–27.
Published: 01 February 2022
... and trans cultural production. The author does not condemn t4t and to this effect offers a critique of tethering trans cultural production to prestige instead of care. Rather, the goal of this essay is to openly discuss aspects of t4t and trans care that are often obscured through the projection of a highly...
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TSQ (2022) 9 (1): 65–83.
Published: 01 February 2022
...-masculine iconography elides and erases our oil dependencies by pretending to a total control over fossil fuels and thereby a control over cultural and material formations of stable, binaric gender and sex. To think outside these foreclosures of both nonbinaric genders and oil's animacy, this essay...
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TSQ (2018) 5 (4): 638–647.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Asato Ikeda Abstract Should we discuss practices around sex and sexuality in early modern Japan as a distinct, foreign phenomenon entirely unique to the period and culture, or can we somehow draw a genealogy and create a trans-historical narrative that ends with today's LGBTQ+ culture...
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TSQ (2014) 1 (4): 605–613.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Petra Kuppers Abstract This essay offers a poetics of trans-ing at the confluence of disability culture and trans cultural expression, indigenous naming of the land and performance trance. It discusses work by genderqueer poet Eli Clare and by Anishinaabe poet Margaret Noodin before analyzing...
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TSQ (2023) 10 (1): 16–22.
Published: 01 February 2023
... to the historicization of the house/ball culture or house-structured ballroom scene. Through a Black feminist imperative, this essay calls on trans studies to refuse the necropolitical logics that assume all the progenitors of the ballroom scene have died. In revisiting the rich cultural archive of the house-structured...
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TSQ (2017) 4 (1): 96–111.
Published: 01 February 2017
...Anne Balay Abstract Big rig work culture includes a growing population of transwomen, many of whom call themselves T-girls. Working within a dense network of company and legal rules, and reaching for the autonomy and isolation associated with the open road, these truckers find stigma, resistance...