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Published: 01 November 2015
Figure 1. Films for Lovers and Fighters, publicity campaign designed by B'stro for VQFF for free distribution Figure 1. Films for Lovers and Fighters, publicity campaign designed by B'stro for VQFF for free distribution More
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2014) 1 (1-2): 86–89.
Published: 01 May 2014
... fields; and some map the productive tensions between trans studies and other interdisciplines. Copyright © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014 This deceptively simple question has provoked heated discussion among festival programmers, film critics, and even filmmakers. Is a trans film one that...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 November 2015) 2 (4): 689–694.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Figure 1. Films for Lovers and Fighters, publicity campaign designed by B'stro for VQFF for free distribution Figure 1. Films for Lovers and Fighters, publicity campaign designed by B'stro for VQFF for free distribution ...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 August 2018) 5 (3): 394–403.
Published: 01 August 2018
... film's dreaming form that provides the formal texture to read transgender in the film. Moreover, this essay pulls at the sutures that bind dream worlds together, not to reveal its hidden content but to show how dreams touch—and how they might touch the domains of transgender inquiry. Copyright © 2018...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 August 2018) 5 (3): 404–424.
Published: 01 August 2018
... film about Ladlad's unsuccessful bid to win congressional seats during the 2013 elections, and Die Beautiful , a film about the travails of a transgender beauty queen who dies soon after she wins a nationally televised gay beauty pageant, the author gleans examples of transgender resistance that do not...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 February 2017) 4 (1): 135–140.
Published: 01 February 2017
...Akkadia Ford Abstract The representation of transgender lives on film is of increasing thematic concern within both mainstream and independent cinema. The ways in which filmmakers represent and depict trans* people communicate to audiences certain views about transgender lives and concerns...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 November 2014) 1 (4): 539–551.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Eliza Steinbock Abstract The most recent exhibited work of photographer Del LaGrace Volcano is a triptych from the series Herm Body (2011–), which presents Volcano's front and back torso conspicuously pared down, headless, and nude. Whereas in conventional film photography, negatives are used in...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 November 2014) 1 (4): 586–589.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Jules Rosskam Abstract I use my most recent film, Thick Relations , to argue that traditional narrative structures are by definition oppressive and controlling. Traditional narratives demand a straight progress through time, through life, through love, through sexuality and conflict and family—a...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2014) 1 (1-2): 273–279.
Published: 01 May 2014
... is drawn. In film, dance, and visual and relational performance, the artists contest conventional social constructions of transgender and articulate existential possibility in ways that contribute to and echo the development of new ideas about embodiment. Copyright © 2014 by Duke University Press...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2018) 5 (2): 275–280.
Published: 01 May 2018
... story of her gender transition, revealing how Lazzarato has carefully engineered the documentation of her surgeries to navigate the burgeoning marketplace of online celebrity. Following Jasbir K. Puar, this review argues that the film demonstrates an axiomatic case of “piecing” the transgender body that...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 November 2018) 5 (4): 648–657.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Leah DeVun; Zeb Tortorici Abstract Special issue editors Leah DeVun and Zeb Tortorici interview Maya Mikdashi and Carlos Motta about their collaborative film, Deseos / رغبات ( Desires , 2015), which places queer and gender-variant historical characters within a fluid chronological framework. In...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 November 2018) 5 (4): 686–690.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Anson Koch-Rein Abstract Drawing on Heather Love and Dan Irving, this piece argues that Rodrigo García's film Albert Nobbs has a place in transgender studies because it offers a cinematic opportunity to engage in feeling backward, to view sadness, dysphoria, and loneliness as part of an important...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 November 2016) 3 (3-4): 433–447.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Helen Hok-Sze Leung Abstract This article examines the role of audiovisual translation in the cinematic circulation of trans knowledge. Through a case study of the Cantonese-dubbed version of the Thai-language film The Iron Ladies in Hong Kong, the article analyzes a regional production of trans...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2015) 2 (2): 261–279.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Nicole Seymour Abstract This article considers the performances of “animal drag” that appear across the affiliated US media projects of Jackass (the television program and film franchise) and Wildboyz (the television program). Drawing on transgender studies scholarship, as well as recent work in...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2015) 2 (2): 324–329.
Published: 01 May 2015
... linguistically fill the space of that which has no place within the given regime of truth. Benjamin seeks to grab hold of what would make life survivable, and it is telling that to articulate this need, the film seeks the voices of that which, as the argument of the film espouses, should not have a voice in the...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 November 2017) 4 (3-4): 675–678.
Published: 01 November 2017
... of the film The Danish Girl ( 2015 ) gives one pause. It's a sad film, after all—what good could come, then, in offering said reading, a reading to make sadness grow? What purpose could this serve? These questions do give me pause. I notice, however, that they also participate in the very logic...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2014) 1 (1-2): 176–177.
Published: 01 May 2014
... public the “truth” of the trans person's gendered and sexed body. While the reveal is frequently used as a narrative technique in literature and film, it also profoundly impacts trans people's actual lives, as seen in media event reveals, like Christine Jorgensen's, and as experienced by trans people in...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2016) 3 (1-2): 321–325.
Published: 01 May 2016
... Paris Is Burning ( Livingston [1991] 2005 ). The audience was the whitest one I have seen in recent memory for a film that featured black lives. The cult status of Livingston's film is in direct opposition to the status that black queer people are accorded in contemporary queer culture. Given the...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2014) 1 (1-2): 245–248.
Published: 01 May 2014
...; post- and nonindustrial; human, animal, plant, and thing. Their moving, networked aesthetics visualize and exploit the linked media forms (performance, video, film, painting, print, games, television, photography, music) and technologies (computer, typewriter, pen, brush, camera, projector, stage, body...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 November 2015) 2 (4): 595–606.
Published: 01 November 2015
... Scarborough before the store closed. Being able to consider whether these cultural demographics influenced the store's collection of trans porn is one of the advantages of approaching the collection as a whole. Of the 1,833 total items in the Scarborough collection, only of a handful of films represent...