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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2016) 3 (1-2): 259–265.
Published: 01 May 2016
... and remarginalization within the coalition of trans activists and feminists. By analyzing how grassroots trans/feminists negotiate such problems, this article argues that trans/feminist praxis transgresses subjective, intellectual, and political borders and calls for more critical feminist engagements...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2016) 3 (1-2): 120–136.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Christoph Hanssmann Abstract This article offers an empirical and theoretical inquiry into how the emergent field of trans health can be productively read with and through feminist health formations. It explores connections (tense and otherwise) between trans health and feminist health, and it...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2016) 3 (1-2): 137–145.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Emma Heaney Abstract This essay argues that retrieval of the archive of trans women's engagement with women's liberation corrects a historical focus on the virulent trans misogyny that targeted trans women for exclusion from feminist milieus and projects beginning in 1973. This essay follows the...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2016) 3 (1-2): 175–184.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Terence Kumpf Abstract While rap music in many countries continues to asphyxiate itself on calcified sexist, cisgendered, and homo/transphobic sentiments and representations, Berlin-based hip-hop activist Sookee strives to forge queer and trans/feminist spaces to provoke dialogue, instigate action...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2016) 3 (1-2): 185–191.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Riki Lane Abstract Feminist analysis has often rejected ideas that biology influences gender development as inherently reactionary. However, some trans people have found personal and political utility in making the argument that they were “born this way.” This essay argues for an understanding of...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2016) 3 (1-2): 228–234.
Published: 01 May 2016
...reese simpkins Abstract The author argues that trans* materialities are part of a trans*feminist politics of becoming-intersectional, which emphasizes the movement underlying identificatory processes. Articulating trans* as a dynamic movement of becoming-intersectional undermines both the normative...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2016) 3 (1-2): 235–245.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Stefania Voli Abstract In the late 1970s to the early 1980s, the Italian transsexual movement began gaining visibility in the public sphere, also making use of the feminist political lexicon. This contamination emerged in the life stories of some trans pioneers, who consider feminism a fundamental...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2016) 3 (1-2): 272–275.
Published: 01 May 2016
... Copyright © 2014 The African Trans Feminist Charter 2014 Introduction by L. LEIGH ANN VAN DER MERWE The African Trans Feminist Charter is crafted as an act of resistance and resilience, and mostly to position African trans women within feminist discourse on the continent and...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2016) 3 (1-2): 58–64.
Published: 01 May 2016
... transmasculine and transfeminist person has been in an almost exclusively bio-woman feminist space. What does trans presence mean in fiercely antitrans spaces? What can the power of Audre Lorde's erotic do in transforming feminist communities toward transfeminist power? Copyright © 2016 by Duke University...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2017) 4 (2): 219–225.
Published: 01 May 2017
... Lemonade . In this analysis the author considers the implications of Big Freedia's visual absence in the video as well as the black feminist potential of Big Freedia's vocal presence in “Formation.” Copyright © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 blackness gender representation black cultural...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 November 2015) 2 (4): 666–672.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Elspeth H. Brown Abstract This piece discusses current trans oral history projects that bring together feminist methodologies, transgender studies, and queer archives. I offer a map of some of these oral history projects, and their archive partners, while offering some reflections concerning how...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2016) 3 (1-2): 165–174.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Yana Kirey-Sitnikova Abstract Trans* issues became visible in Russian feminist communities only in 2013. In Russia, transfeminism was not a reaction against the explicit exclusion of trans* people from feminist spaces; on the contrary, transphobia in feminism arose after an attempt to introduce...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2016) 3 (1-2): 40–47.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Alexandre Baril Abstract In this essay, the author draws on his experience as a trans, francophone, feminist researcher to share his reflections on the difficulties encountered within francophone contexts in the development of knowledge that moves beyond what the TSQ editors call “the familiar and...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2016) 3 (1-2): 192–201.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Scott L. Morgensen Abstract Indigenous critics are interrogating the violences of modernity as conditions for understanding or debating gender, alongside critical works in trans studies and in queer-of-color, queer diaspora, and women-of-color feminist theories. This essay asks how two-spirit...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2016) 3 (1-2): 150–157.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Cael M. Keegan Abstract The 2014 National Women's Studies Association (NWSA) conference specifically solicited trans-feminist academic work through a call for proposals subtheme entitled “Trans-Feminisms.” This subtheme called for work exploring how “trans-feminist analyses help us redefine...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 August 2015) 2 (3): 526–531.
Published: 01 August 2015
...Ray Tanaka Abstract This article examines the issue of priority that is implicit in discussions of domestic violence in Japan. Inspired by the author's experience at a feminist symposium, this article discusses the implicit prioritization of heterosexual women that occurs in feminist discussions of...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 November 2014) 1 (4): 501–516.
Published: 01 November 2014
...T. L. Cowan Abstract This paper considers recent transfeminist critical creative work through an affective trope contingently named here as that belonging to the “transfeminist kill/joy,” after Sara Ahmed's framing of the “feminist killjoy.” The trope of the transfeminist kill/joy can been read as...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2016) 3 (1-2): 15–21.
Published: 01 May 2016
... ways trans men engage with feminism, in some cases resisting and in some cases adopting feminist practices or politics, by drawing from in-depth interviews with sixty-six trans men from across the United States. These interviewees' accounts show that they were more likely to take on feminist identities...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2016) 3 (1-2): 285–293.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Talia M. Bettcher Abstract This interview with long-time Los Angeles–based feminist, lesbian, and butch activist Jeanne Córdova, conducted by TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly guest editor and editorial board member Talia Bettcher in June and July 2015, explores the relationship between butch and...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 November 2017) 4 (3-4): 358–383.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Patricia Elliot; Lawrence Lyons Abstract Although today most queer and feminist theorists advocate valuing transgender persons, radical lesbian feminist Sheila Jeffreys contests that position, reviving a much older debate that actively disparages transwomen. The authors' intervention in this debate...