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TSQ (2017) 4 (3-4): 358–383.
Published: 01 November 2017
... is to investigate the meaning and function of transphobia in Jeffreys's text through employing the psychoanalytic method of a symptomatic reading. This psychoanalytic reading enables the authors to pose the following questions: What motivates the fear of transwomen that permeates this radical lesbian feminist...
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TSQ (2021) 8 (2): 238–256.
Published: 01 May 2021
... of the normative of gender and nation, where it actually regularly happens without the need of importing it from the outside. As a response to lesbian/feminist transphobia, Sandy Stone ( 1987 ) explains attacks on trans women as “morality tales and origin myths about telling the ‘truth’ of gender.” Reproducing...
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TSQ (2020) 7 (3): 445–454.
Published: 01 August 2020
... . “ Transgender Activism: A Lesbian Feminist Perspective .” Journal of Lesbian Studies 1 , nos. 3–4 : 55 – 74 . Jeffreys Sheila . 2006 . Interview at “Andrea Dworkin Commemorative Conference,” Centre for the Study of Social Justice, Department of Politics and International Relations, University...
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TSQ (2023) 10 (3-4): 508–526.
Published: 01 November 2023
... invades the female world with substitutes,” while Janice Raymond ( 1979 : 112) describes trans women as metaphorical rape, arguing that “the transsexually constructed lesbian-feminist, having castrated himself [ sic ], turns his [ sic ] whole body and behavior into a phallus that can rape in many ways...
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TSQ (2016) 3 (1-2): 165–174.
Published: 01 May 2016
... people among the “accepting” group, while there were more lesbians among the “rejecting” feminists. Being a migrant, belonging to a national/ethnic minority group, and having a disability had no correlation with attitudes toward trans* issues ( fig. 2 ). The “rejecting” group appears to be more active...
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TSQ (2016) 3 (1-2): 5–14.
Published: 01 May 2016
... at the Lesbian Tide , a lesbian feminist publication. Early US female-to-male community organizer Lou Sullivan ([1974] 2006 ) tackled feminist transphobia head-on in his 1974 article “A Transvestite Answers a Feminist,” while Margo Schulter ( 1974 , 1975a , 1975b , 1975c ), a self-proclaimed lesbian feminist...
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TSQ (2016) 3 (1-2): 146–149.
Published: 01 May 2016
..., but it was, in fact, an engagement in some form of class solidarity, across categories. Of course, this is not a utopian alliance; unfortunately, there were and are transphobic black feminists just as there were and are racist transfeminist people. Racism, sexism, transphobia, and other forms of discrimination...
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TSQ (2022) 9 (3): 425–442.
Published: 01 August 2022
... by a commitment to a dimorphic conception of sex difference. However, despite this agreement, there are innumerable ideological differences between these two groups. The radical feminist authors quoted in these Christian texts frequently argue elsewhere for the proliferation of lesbianism, the destruction...
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TSQ (2022) 9 (3): 334–364.
Published: 01 August 2022
..., continues to publish her views on her blog and even in academic journals. Arabs and Palestinians were similarly absented in Zionist feminist and lesbian separatist analysis (Feldman 2015 : 195). Returning to Meyers's ( 1977 ) article for a moment, recall her complaint that both Zionists and lesbian...
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TSQ (2022) 9 (3): 480–487.
Published: 01 August 2022
... 2020 ). 2 In this atmosphere—the pandemic, on the one hand, and the increase in the official writing of transphobia into state and public policy, on the other—we see a consolidation of trans*-exclusive feminist, or TERF, discourse expressing themselves through the tropology of viral and toxic...
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TSQ (2014) 1 (4): 501–516.
Published: 01 November 2014
... ( 2000 : 68) importantly points to the ways that “the programmatic call for including MTF transsexuals within lesbian and feminist communities … presupposes that the only communities that count as lesbian or feminist are those that designate themselves as such.” The broad range of performances and other...
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TSQ (2017) 4 (3-4): 384–404.
Published: 01 November 2017
... and transgressor. In another, more controversial example, some cisgender female radical feminists attempt to exclude trans women from the category of “woman.” This form of transphobia may best fit with Young-Bruehl's narcissistic type, a prejudice of what she calls “boundary establishment” ( 1996 : 35...
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TSQ (2016) 3 (1-2): 84–94.
Published: 01 May 2016
... the homogeneity of the white, straight, and abstract subject of feminism. As did lesbian feminists, feminists of color, queer feminists, and cyber feminists before us, trans people are fighting feminism's exclusionary tendencies ( Dorvil 2007 ). Since no definition of “oppression applies to all women any time...
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TSQ (2016) 3 (1-2): 259–265.
Published: 01 May 2016
.... In the pre-1990s, by contrast, public discussion of sexuality was limited to the medical field and received scant feminist attention. In this context, the “lesbian tent” at the Beijing conference thus constituted an important moment in the recognition of lesbian issues as women's issues, helping to bridge...
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TSQ (2018) 5 (1): 9–29.
Published: 01 February 2018
... that feminist, lesbian, and queer of color and trans activists grappled hard to develop critical insights and knowledges that move us today. 2 As artist, performer, and filmmaker Hanifah Walidah most pointedly offered, “My point is not about competing politic, my point is about the destructive energy...
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TSQ (2015) 2 (4): 595–606.
Published: 01 November 2015
..., LGBT, gay, or gay and lesbian framework. The fact that the collection is part of an undergraduate and graduate research and teaching center positions it to critically engage with elements of trans positivity, trans tokenization, trans marginalization, and outright transphobia or cis-sexism that appear...
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TSQ (2022) 9 (3): 517–523.
Published: 01 August 2022
... the goals and activities of their grantees. This especially impacts those who fund feminist organizations and groups working for LGBTI human rights. Grantmaking programs that focus on children and youth, sexual health and reproductive rights/reproductive justice, sexual orientation, HIV/AIDS, health-care...
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TSQ (2016) 3 (1-2): 1–4.
Published: 01 May 2016
.... The persistence of limited but recurring outbursts of feminist transphobia, however, cannot be explained away simply as a displacement of a more generalized generational antipathy between the second and third waves of feminism. Nor is it useful to dismiss these outbursts as minor atavistic eruptions...
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TSQ (2016) 3 (1-2): 22–34.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Sara Ahmed Abstract This article offers a critique of the claim made by trans-exclusionary radical feminists that transphobia is being misused as a way of silencing or censoring critical feminist speech. The article suggests that transphobia works as a rebuttal system, one that, in demanding trans...
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TSQ (2017) 4 (3-4): 326–357.
Published: 01 November 2017
... : Taylor and Francis . Jeffreys Sheila . 1997 . “ Transgender Activism: A Lesbian Feminist Perspective .” Journal of Lesbian Studies 1 , nos. 3–4 : 55 – 74 . Johansson Annika 2010 . “ A Five-Year Follow-Up Study of Swedish Adults with Gender Identity Disorder .” Archives...