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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...
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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 (2022) 9 (4): 634–652.
Published: 01 November 2022
... complex and the criminal punishment system a new opportunity to surveil and control disabled and trans populations. In addition to racializing gender variance and neurodivergence as threats to white supremacy, the state could now use HIV to justify incarcerating neurotrans people, although carceral spaces...
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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 analysis...
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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 (2019) 6 (4): 539–555.
Published: 01 November 2019
... 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; and media...
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TSQ (2020) 7 (3): 463–475.
Published: 01 August 2020
... 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 organization...
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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 foundation...
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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. Copyright © 2019 by Duke University Press 2019 transgender history disability...
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TSQ (2019) 6 (4): 676–682.
Published: 01 November 2019
... “the analytic categories of gender and sexuality to account for the racialized queer genders beyond feminine/masculine and homosexual/heterosexual binaries” (25). The author further argues that post-borderlandia is the site “where gender variance pushes beyond the known frames of meaning and reformulates...
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TSQ (2014) 1 (1-2): 219–222.
Published: 01 May 2014
... temporalities promises to do justice to the complex ways in which people inhabit gender variance. A critical focus on the temporal underpinnings of transgender as a historical category, on the other hand, may open the way toward a more transformative politics of justice. Transsexual autobiography, which...
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TSQ (2018) 5 (2): 207–227.
Published: 01 May 2018
... or eliminate their sex drive. There also were concerns about general identity issues, of which gender dysphoria is one aspect. bagga: We're seeing a lot more younger people . . . with not only gender variance but broader identity disturbance. That's one of the tricky parts, one of the diagnostic...
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TSQ (2021) 8 (1): 96–112.
Published: 01 February 2021
... of leaving assigned gender or one's family and home in favor of communal living in Pakistan is available mainly to those regarded male at birth. If gender variance “is both the history of difference and the history of how difference has been deployed within a commitment to the status quo” (Halberstam 2018...
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TSQ (2017) 4 (3-4): 647–653.
Published: 01 November 2017
... thinking about Oedipal configurations must consider gender variance; formulations of envy in the family romance must include parental capacities for gender creativity and so much more. Copyright © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 psychoanalysis representation trans studies...
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TSQ (2015) 2 (4): 725–728.
Published: 01 November 2015
... discussing contemporary transgender communities and issues in China. Instead, what the reader encounters here is a surprisingly diverse set of writings exploring gender variance from antiquity to the present, utilizing especially medical, religious, literary, and popular cultural sources. Topics range from...
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TSQ (2014) 1 (1-2): 86–89.
Published: 01 May 2014
... a similar sibling relation to that of queer cinema. Films that feature gender variance have always had a significant place in queer cinema, but considerations of trans issues have tended to be subsumed under the focus on sexuality. The recent emergence of transgender film festivals provides one corrective...
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TSQ (2014) 1 (1-2): 181–184.
Published: 01 May 2014
.... Jack Halberstam describes “the very recent rise in popularity of the term ‘transgender’ ” and states that “the tendency to read gender variance in non-Western contexts as a sign of anachronism has not been particularly productive, nor has the tendency to read all gender variance as ‘transgenderism...