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TSQ (2020) 7 (1): 37–55.
Published: 01 February 2020
...Fadi Saleh Abstract In this article, the author foregrounds transgender as a useful category of analysis to shed light on the issue of gender variance and its articulations within the encounter between Syrian queer and gender-variant refugees and the humanitarian-asylum complex. Based on...
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TSQ (2016) 3 (3-4): 587–604.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Max Strassfeld Abstract Discussions of gender variance abound in rabbinic literature, a corpus of canonical Jewish texts that originate in the first six centuries of the common era. This article reads the most central text on the androginos , a person who is described by the rabbis as having dual...
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TSQ (2015) 2 (1): 77–100.
Published: 01 February 2015
... identity. In this article, we start a discussion of how the census—a major source of political identity recognition and legitimation—could be more inclusive of gender variance. We ask: (1) Is there support for a transgender category on the US census? (2) Who might select a transgender option if it were...
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TSQ (2015) 2 (2): 330–335.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Anna McNay; Jay Stewart Abstract Historically, the dominant body of representations of gender variance has been presented from the point of view of the medical practitioner: as abnormalities, as “other.” In spring 2013, thirty transgender and intersex people participated in GI's Anatomy, a series...
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TSQ (2020) 7 (1): 56–76.
Published: 01 February 2020
...Tobias B. D. Wiggins Abstract Transgender people have long been associated with sexual perversion. For example, many early versions of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders ( DSM ) infamously categorized any gender variance as sexual deviance or paraphilia. This article...
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TSQ (2016) 3 (3-4): 357–375.
Published: 01 November 2016
... the importance of sex-reassignment surgery as a signifier of authentic gender variance, while at the same time asserting travesti subjectivity as unique and distinct from both transsexuality and transgender identity. The author concludes that the academic community needs to develop new methods of...
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TSQ (2019) 6 (4): 539–555.
Published: 01 November 2019
...,” ignoring the contributions of trans people to feminist and queer movements and the historical and geographical range of gender variance; liberal discourses that approach trans as yet another matter of civil rights, neglecting how visibility renders trans people more susceptible to violence and surveillance...
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TSQ (2020) 7 (3): 463–475.
Published: 01 August 2020
... cisgender scholars and students across disciplines, universities, and generations came together to commemorate the life of one of the most iconic figures in the history of gender variance, Lili Elbe. Rather than simply an occasion to present our scholarly product, our symposium, in its structure and...
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TSQ (2018) 5 (4): 589–605.
Published: 01 November 2018
... to early endocrinological understandings of ovarian or testicular grafting as a means of rejuvenation, or of intersex conditions as the origins of both homosexuality and gender variance, as belonging to the prehistory of transsexuality. The article understands “prehistory” not as the stable...
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TSQ (2021) 8 (1): 96–112.
Published: 01 February 2021
... that privilege some ways of gender nonconforming over certain others. Copyright © 2021 by Duke University Press 2021 transgender rights khwajasara gender variance affect Pakistan With a curious turn of phrase— café-transgender —Jenny turns to the camera. In this scene shot in a car...
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TSQ (2014) 1 (3): 320–337.
Published: 01 August 2014
... communities in eastern India. As we shall argue, the attempted universalization of transgender as a transnational “umbrella term” by the development (nongovernmental) sector, the state, and their funders tends to subsume South Asian discourses and practices of gender/sexual variance as merely “local...
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TSQ (2019) 6 (3): 315–337.
Published: 01 August 2019
... tonality”—an investigation of trans at the level of tone, expression, and sensation—offers a surprising trans history of early American culture and opens up an archive rich with accounts of gender and sensory variance. Marrant's insistence on “hallooing” as a framework for his Narrative reenacts a...
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TSQ (2019) 6 (3): 386–399.
Published: 01 August 2019
... catch-all term for gender variance. But many found this term unyielding in that it reinforced certain aspects of gender binaries that one's particular gender could not conform to. Oftentimes this had to do with physically conforming to a gender identity by going through top surgery, for example...
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TSQ (2016) 3 (3-4): 611–617.
Published: 01 November 2016
... exclusively associated with gender variance; it is, rather, associated with different transgressions that intersect when gender transition entails simultaneous other border crossings. In the title of Trans Gender Moves , the word Trans , separated from Gender by a space, may likewise refer to multiple...
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TSQ (2016) 3 (3-4): 448–461.
Published: 01 November 2016
... appeared relatively recently in the linguistic landscape; by this time, urbanization and social ties with the rest of Europe had already rooted out the old agrarian views of gender variance. The change in social gender norms was slow and gradual, starting with the upper classes during the first half of the...
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TSQ (2015) 2 (3): 376–394.
Published: 01 August 2015
... variance and the ways people more often operate outside rigid gender expectations than within them helps students to see the diversity of gender expression and identity available. Similarly, the curriculum needs to include the contributions of transgender people to history and society as well as the...
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TSQ (2016) 3 (1-2): 192–201.
Published: 01 May 2016
... Esselen) argues that colonial gender violence and conformity to colonial rule accrete around a practice of gendercide, in which Europeans sought to eliminate all variance from heteropatriarchal gender systems. Miranda explains that during the Spanish colonization of California, gendercide targeted not...
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TSQ (2018) 5 (4): 638–647.
Published: 01 November 2018
... placed a panel that showed examples of gender or sexual variance, such as ancient Greek pederasty, India's hijras , and Two-Spirit people in some North American indigenous cultures. This last panel was meant to introduce to the viewers varying cultural systems that do not fit the model of gender...
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TSQ (2018) 5 (1): 49–66.
Published: 01 February 2018
... genitals, secondary gender characteristics, dress and accessories, and nonverbal and paralinguistic behaviours. (2006: 175) Recognizing gender on a body is informed by a set of cultural norms, which Kessler and McKenna point out can vary between cultures. Reconciling the real variance among different...
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TSQ (2018) 5 (2): 228–244.
Published: 01 May 2018
... social stigma, prejudice, and violence. This is especially true in cultures in which gender variance is a crime. The above lists demonstrate that there are many factors that have nothing to do with gender identity that affect transition choices. People who face these complicated choices and do not...