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TSQ (2014) 1 (4): 590–604.
Published: 01 November 2014
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TSQ (2021) 8 (2): 223–237.
Published: 01 May 2021
... self/other, specified through the figuration of the genderqueer clown. The first scene of this drama is about orientation and clowning in a post-Soviet space in the 1990s. The second scene is about failing gender and failing the West/East divide in front of a public bathroom in 2019. The research-drama...
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TSQ (2016) 3 (3-4): 506–523.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Brian James Baer Abstract This article discusses the anglophone reception of the life and work of the East German transvestite Charlotte von Mahlsdorf following the collapse of communism in Eastern Europe. Particular attention is paid to the translation and marketing of von Mahlsdorf's memoir...
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TSQ (2014) 1 (1-2): 115–118.
Published: 01 May 2014
... and Islamicate societies as uniquely transphobic, homophobic, ignorant, and backward serve the myth of Western exceptionalism and legitimize various forms of violence and oppression — from military intervention in the Middle East to racial profiling of Arabs and Muslims in Europe and the United States...
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TSQ (2014) 1 (4): 559–571.
Published: 01 November 2014
... with both Western and Thai music, provide an opportunity for effeminate Thai gay men to enact modern Asian identity. In the following pages I describe contemporary shifts in Thai expressions of gender identity influenced by East Asian media. I first define the gender locally known as “sissy,” situating...
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TSQ (2014) 1 (1-2): 273–279.
Published: 01 May 2014
....” 12. I am situating Acosta's work within New York East Village dance. I trace the development of this artistic community in “Whose Queen Is It Anyway” ( George, forthcoming ). East Village refers not to its current location but to the origins of the artistic community, which is now in Brooklyn as much...
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TSQ (2018) 5 (3): 487–494.
Published: 01 August 2018
... my hair. “Give others a reason to believe what you say.” I started crying. “Don't cry. You're not born a woman, you become a woman,” ze quoted. Easier said than done, I thought, and ze laughed, as if reading my thoughts. In Itäkeskus [a district in eastern Helsinki—the name means “east center...
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TSQ (2019) 6 (4): 676–682.
Published: 01 November 2019
...-Borderlandia move between fiction, performance art, and film. Cuevas examines plays by Butchlalis de Panochtitlan and Adelina Anthony, as well as Anthony's film Bruising for Besos (2016), all which center the urban landscape of East Los Angeles. In addition to these, the fictional narratives capture...
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TSQ (2014) 1 (1-2): 184–187.
Published: 01 May 2014
... and afterward in Hong Kong. The rapid transfer of Western biomedical technology to these locations during the Cold War, coupled with their relatively open social and cultural milieus, enabled the sinophone articulations of transsexuality to emerge first and foremost along the postcolonial East Asian Pacific Rim...
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TSQ (2014) 1 (1-2): 99–103.
Published: 01 May 2014
..., which were drafted and signed by thirty-one international experts (half of them coming from the global South and East) in 2006 in the Indonesian city of Yogyakarta. In the context of the above-mentioned paradigm shift, Principle 18 (Protection from Medical Abuses) is especially important: “No person may...
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TSQ (2018) 5 (3): 502–506.
Published: 01 August 2018
... “gay paradise” accepting open homosexuality, gender variance, and sex work. Queer Bangkok outlines contemporary shifts in queer cultures, particularly in relation to the “Asianization” of queer Bangkok, or the increasing mutual influences of other parts of East and Southeast Asia on the political...
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TSQ (2022) 9 (3): 517–523.
Published: 01 August 2022
.... This is a short field report based on the work of the Global Philanthropy Project (GPP), a network of funders collaborating to expand global philanthropic support to advance the human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex (LGBTI) people in the global South and East. In 2019–20, GPP's twenty...
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TSQ (2018) 5 (2): 245–250.
Published: 01 May 2018
... Mirage and Moonshadow . Because I was a regional director of TAO and an editor of various transvestite/transsexual publications ( Image , Female Impersonator News , and others), I was able to gather and disseminate some of this information myself. Those of us on the East Coast were able to get more...
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TSQ (2017) 4 (1): 61–77.
Published: 01 February 2017
... they queue often exceeds that of their fourteen-day visa. Daniel, a transgender-identified asylum seeker from East Africa, explains that you can wait in the queue all day and night, only to be told: “No, we are not working on newcomers today.” Over the years the number of people waiting outside the ever...
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TSQ (2024) 11 (1): 97–110.
Published: 01 February 2024
..., which aims to connect China's coast to South Asia, the Middle East and Europe through the South China Sea and Indian Ocean” ( 2019 ). Additionally, analysts Sigfrido Burgos and Sophal Ear ( 2010 : 615) insist, Cambodia continues to be “pivotal to China's strategies to project greater influence...
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TSQ (2023) 10 (3-4): 328–349.
Published: 01 November 2023
... in the United States. As early as 1875, US legislation banned Chinese women from entering the country under the assumption that Chinese—and by extension, all East Asian—women were “immoral” (read: prostitutes) and that Chinese labor was a threat to the US economy (read: the white labor force). This ban...
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TSQ (2014) 1 (1-2): 86–89.
Published: 01 May 2014
... 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 The Blossoming of Maximos...
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TSQ (2014) 1 (1-2): 232–234.
Published: 01 May 2014
... and King 2006 ). In 1975, FI News featured an article about the term transgenderist ( Mesics 1975 ), defining it in the manner Prince would later use, and in 1976, Ari Kane, a contemporaneous gender-variant community leader on the East Coast, used the term in a similar fashion (see Mesics 1975...
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TSQ (2018) 5 (3): 425–442.
Published: 01 August 2018
... extent East Asian) cosmology, woman and man, moon and sun, and other dualistic pairs are shorthand for the two fundamental forces, yin and yang. Since yin is conveniently interpreted as female/moon/passivity and yang as male/sun/activity, it seems to be nothing more than just another heterosexist...
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TSQ (2016) 3 (1-2): 175–184.
Published: 01 May 2016
... sexism, gender binaries, and homo/transphobias. Born Nora Hantzsch to political dissidents who fled East Germany, Sookee is a queer-feminist rapper and hip-hop activist who has been actively recording since 2006. Songs with such titles as “Quing,” “Purpleize Hip Hop,” “Pro Homo,” “D.R.A.G.,” “One Billion...
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