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TSQ (2023) 10 (3-4): 508–526.
Published: 01 November 2023
... academia radicalization cis feminist failure The teleological belief that feminism is progressing and constantly becoming a better version of itself, often represented by the linear representation of feminist theories as successive but not overlapping waves, has sometimes cast trans-exclusionary...
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TSQ (2023) 10 (3-4): 557–559.
Published: 01 November 2023
...Kimberly Soriano ksoriano@ucsb.edu Cistem Failure: Essays on Blackness and Cisgender . Marquis Bey . Durham, NC : Duke University Press , 2022 . 184 pp. Copyright © 2023 by Duke University Press 2023 Marquis Bey's Cistem Failure: Essays on Blackness and Cisgender...
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TSQ (2020) 7 (2): 237–239.
Published: 01 May 2020
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TSQ (2016) 3 (3-4): 524–544.
Published: 01 November 2016
... understood in the framework of translation and its failure. Drawing on Barbara Cassin's philosophical reflections on untranslatables, the author argues that gender as a representational system necessarily experiences trans configurations of gender as untranslatables, which it “never ceases (not) translating...
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TSQ (2022) 9 (4): 540–562.
Published: 01 November 2022
...Jorge Sánchez Cruz Abstract This article positions Teresa Margolles's Ya basta hijos de puta (2018) as a refusal of trans* disappearance created by capitalistic initiatives of renovation, by the failures of the Mexican state, and by transphobic violence. Through the triangulation of three objects...
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TSQ (2020) 7 (2): 208–221.
Published: 01 May 2020
... on pedagogical scenes that dramatize failure, the article asks, Why, in trans porn, do we see extrageneric claims to educate? What kinds of pedagogical fantasies do trans porn, and porn-adjacent film, render about bodies and pleasures? The author offers a close reading of these films as rooted...
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TSQ (2020) 7 (3): 445–454.
Published: 01 August 2020
... to affirm trans lives and trans studies for students, scholars, and the wider community. The authors reflect on the successes and failures of the event in light of their institution's past as the origin of eugenics founded by Frances Galton and the broader scope of the legacies of the British empire...
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TSQ (2022) 9 (1): 9–27.
Published: 01 February 2022
...Amy Marvin Abstract This essay discusses short-circuited trans care by focusing on failures of t4t as an ethos both interpersonally and within particular trans scenes. The author begins by recounting an experience working at a bar/restaurant that appealed to its identity as a caring trans community...
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TSQ (2022) 9 (1): 28–43.
Published: 01 February 2022
... crowdfunding circulates, this article asks: how does thinking about trans crowdfunding as an affect, labor, and politics of care help us understand its utility, even in the face of its failures to redistribute wealth and meet our material needs? The author argues that trans crowdfunding functions as a form...
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TSQ (2017) 4 (3-4): 518–533.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Kate Foord Abstract How do we work, and write of, the resistance of psychoanalysis to queer, to trans, at the same time as we work and write the contribution that psychoanalysis makes to these same fields? In addressing this question, this article focuses on the Lacanian clinic as a failure...
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TSQ (2015) 2 (3): 395–410.
Published: 01 August 2015
... that are fundamentally transphobic, as well as its failure prompt pragmatic understanding and address of the maldistribution of life chances for trans, intersex, and gender-nonconforming subjects. I offer several alternative strategies aimed at producing more deeply transformative types of trans inclusion in WGSS...
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TSQ (2021) 8 (2): 223–237.
Published: 01 May 2021
... props. The clown is not a creature of comic relief, although deeply connected with humor. The humidity in humor and its potential to trigger the body's different fluids will become an ambiguous force in the next scene. The clown in the scene is using failure and folly as a means of transformation...
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TSQ (2020) 7 (3): 479–488.
Published: 01 August 2020
...); thus she buttresses my subtitular claim, and the claim of this intellectual gathering, by echoing a position asserted by manuel arturo abreu ( 2016 ): that trans is a failure of language. Acker ( 2018 : 136) has said that, in her earlier works, her characters “changed gender a lot: I never got...
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TSQ (2022) 9 (2): 297–300.
Published: 01 May 2022
... and scales (6)?” Ishtyle , as Kareem Khubchandani argues, names “South Asians’ mimetic, improper, aspirational, ‘unmastered,’ and unassimilated embodiments of dominant sensibilities” (7). This failure to master dominant aesthetic codes should not be understood as merely a cultural gap or failed assimilation...
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TSQ (2014) 1 (3): 461–465.
Published: 01 August 2014
... tenacity, pride, and joie de vivre, many of whom have been living for years in the MacArthur Park area, a part of Los Angeles that has gone from initial glamour to deprivation to a recent injection of gentrification, “a layer of new wealth trying to cover up the poverty, violence and failure...
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TSQ (2014) 1 (1-2): 241–244.
Published: 01 May 2014
... indigenous, pure, or even original. Communication depends on translation. Yet what happens in the turbulent distance between mouth and ear? Gender becomes legible through acts of translation that betray disciplinary success and failure simultaneously. Perhaps few things point out the failure of words...
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TSQ (2014) 1 (4): 586–589.
Published: 01 November 2014
.... Copyright © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014 queer trans experimental film narrative kinships If failure can be measured in rejection letters, my film Thick Relations is a failure. I am used to being rejected from top-tier mainstream film festivals; it is a familiar routine. I...
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TSQ (2021) 8 (4): 413–416.
Published: 01 November 2021
.... Think only of Judith Butler's ( 1997 ) egregious (but quite typical for queer theory at the time) reading of Venus Xtravaganza's death in Paris Is Burning as some kind of inevitable comeuppance for her literal failure and ideological failure to be queer enough to righteously subvert the desire...
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TSQ (2015) 2 (2): 189–194.
Published: 01 May 2015
... of possibility for acts of narrative suturing, for trans-movements capable of conjoining a divided materiality (the same way that filmic cuts operate to tell cinematic stories), but these cuts can also result only in disconnection, separation, and isolation. While a failure to connect across a cut might stem...
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TSQ (2014) 1 (1-2): 111–115.
Published: 01 May 2014
... of a failure to classify the body as one of two sexes. That such a failure would be problematic is not obvious, nor is its medicalization; nonetheless, medical treatment of intersex is standard practice in the West. Treatment typically begins in childhood, even in infancy. It can extend over a lifetime...