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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2018) 5 (2): 228–244.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Katherine Rachlin Abstract People who want gender-affirming surgery without a change in social role represent a range of unique perspectives and use a range of self-descriptive terms, including transgender , transsexual , genderqueer , gender nonconforming , TGNC , nonbinary , and cross-dresser...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2018) 5 (2): 174–189.
Published: 01 May 2018
... medical procedures attendant to gender affirming/confirming surgeries are not ‘cosmetic’ or ‘elective’ or ‘for the mere convenience of the patient.’ These reconstructive procedures are not optional in any meaningful sense, but are understood to be medically necessary for the treatment of the diagnosed...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2018) 5 (2): 190–206.
Published: 01 May 2018
... hospital only days after she had undergone a gender affirming surgery. Vitória was a patient at a gender identity program operating in a public hospital in southern Brazil, one of the few to provide transition-related health care for free to poor patients through SUS (Sistema Único de Saúde), the Brazilian...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2014) 1 (1-2): 205–207.
Published: 01 May 2014
... challenge gender and sexual normativity. This is most evident in social policies requiring sex reassignment surgery for a legal change of sex on identification documents, for example, or bureaucratic rules making sterilization mandatory for gender transitioning. A biopolitical analysis emphasizes how these...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2018) 5 (2): 251–267.
Published: 01 May 2018
...J. Horncastle Abstract This article approaches transgender surgery from the “side door” and explores the consequences of happenstance surgery for the gender-nonnormative subject. In this happenstance context, the trans chest as a concept is problematic on two counts—being popularly understood only...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2018) 5 (2): 207–227.
Published: 01 May 2018
... limited referral and prescribing rights for other health professionals. To access insurance payments for allied health and medical specialists, referral is required from a general practitioner (GP), similar to a family physician in North America. Gender-affirmation surgeries were first performed in...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 November 2014) 1 (4): 572–585.
Published: 01 November 2014
... “talking head” videos expand the tradition of the feminist consciousness-raising documentary to establish trans youth as experts and create a sense of intimacy between vloggers and viewers. Transition videos become spectacular by displaying the subject's body in ways that affirm their felt gender and...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 November 2018) 5 (4): 621–637.
Published: 01 November 2018
..., the author explains how sex change worked as a device in Chile during that period. Then, the author discusses a leaflet with photographs of Marcia Alejandra, configured according to the rhetoric of “before” and “after” her gender reassignment surgery, in order to analyze how these images published in...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 August 2018) 5 (3): 473–486.
Published: 01 August 2018
... United States, underwent gender-affirming surgery in China and made national news (Rahman 2016 ). It took until 2001 for homosexuality to be removed from the Chinese Classification of Mental Disorders (CCMD-3) (Ma 2003 ), but “transsexuality” still remains classified as a disorder, and this diagnosis...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2018) 5 (2): 164–173.
Published: 01 May 2018
... for clinical relationships, patient experiences, and collective politics. Rachlin sidesteps politics in her advocacy for trans diverse subjects not often included in the “umbrella” of trans identity politics (Davidson 2007 ). Those who seek gender-affirming surgery but decline trans visibility as...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 August 2015) 2 (3): 478–487.
Published: 01 August 2015
... records is similarly an important accommodation, even though they are largely limited at this point to switching from one binary gender category to the other. Trans people cannot change the gender on their birth certificates in many states without evidence of gender-affirming surgery, and in some states...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 November 2018) 5 (4): 589–605.
Published: 01 November 2018
... experimental early twentieth-century gender-affirming surgery. Her death is presented as hopeful rather than senseless or tragic. When she awakens after surgery, Lili's first words are “I am entirely myself.” Later, lying in a garden, she recounts “the most beautiful dream” to her wife, Gerda: “I dreamed I was...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2014) 1 (1-2): 129–134.
Published: 01 May 2014
...”; asking gender- and sex-related questions about a person's body, genitalia, identity, or history; expressing concern about a trans person interacting with children; implying that gender-affirmation surgeries constitute “mutilation” or that trans people are “mentally ill” or “freakish”; approaching non–sex...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 August 2014) 1 (3): 320–337.
Published: 01 August 2014
...) recognized MSM as a high-risk group ( NACO 2006 ). In this period, “transgender” was used sporadically by particular activists such as Tista Das, one of the first trans women in West Bengal to undergo modern “sex change” or gender-affirmation surgery, as distinct from hijra castration-penectomy ( Das 2009...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 February 2015) 2 (1): 13–33.
Published: 01 February 2015
.... Additionally, and for a variety of reasons, fewer than 10 percent of trans men have had gender affirmation surgery involving their external genitalia ( Meier et al. 2011 ), and many involve their vaginas and vulvas in their sexual activity. Less costly hormone supplements and body modifications (e.g., breast...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 November 2017) 4 (3-4): 326–357.
Published: 01 November 2017
... trans* subjectivity and gender variance as pathological. Sigmund Freud's early writing on the “masculinity complex” and “penis envy,” for example, have been used to render female masculinities ( Halberstam 1998 ) deviant. Jacques Lacan's writing on “transsexualist jouissance” has been used to...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2014) 1 (1-2): 165–168.
Published: 01 May 2014
... that “transgender people are actually changing the clinical praxis, advancing new ideas for the clinic” (2011: 9), ideas that, if heeded, promise to transform the relationship altogether. References Bornstein Kate . 1994 . Gender Outlaw: On Men, Women, and the Rest of Us . New York...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 February 2018) 5 (1): 100–110.
Published: 01 February 2018
... Institute for Sexual Science in Berlin was a site of some of the earliest “sex change” or “sex reversal” surgical procedures, later referred to by English speakers as sex reassignment surgery, transsexual surgery, gender (or sex) confirmation surgery, and (most recently) gender affirmation (or affirming...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 February 2015) 2 (1): 34–57.
Published: 01 February 2015
... relating to gender affirmation ( Sevelius 2013 ). Gender affirmation can be conceptualized across three domains: social (name, pronoun, disclosure of gender to others, passing), medical (hormones, surgery, etc.), and legal (name change, gender marker change, document amendments). All three domains may be...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 November 2014) 1 (4): 517–522.
Published: 01 November 2014
... ubiquitous critique of the public harassment of ciswomen in India. BWHAVT deftly connects gender-based violence with class and caste. In search of work, the transgender men arrive at Boogle Co., which, like some multinational companies in India, boasts affirmative action programs for LGBT people and...