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TSQ (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 (2018) 5 (2): 190–206.
Published: 01 May 2018
... identity that posits genital surgery as essential (Jarrín 2016 ; Teixeira 2011 ), a consequence of the subordination of Brazilian categories to hegemonic science (Silva and Viera 2014 ). Yet even if initially grounded in a biomedical model, access to gender affirming care might be taken up in different...
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TSQ (2018) 5 (3): 473–486.
Published: 01 August 2018
... of stress among trans communities. It highlighted the urgent need for change in the laws and policies to allow self-determination for trans people accessing trans-specific health care, as well as the need to eliminate gender-affirming surgeries as a requirement for legal gender recognition. Being able...
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TSQ (2021) 8 (4): 516–531.
Published: 01 November 2021
... gender-affirmation surgery. There she had her ID forged. She also married her partner Jorge, a bricklayer. Mariela was legally recognized as a male citizen; consequently, she was unable to legally adopt. 5 To achieve her desire to become a mother with Jorge, she made an arrangement with two poor...
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TSQ (2021) 8 (4): 575–578.
Published: 01 November 2021
..., and Nadia identifies as a lesbian who desires to modify her body while still being recognized as a woman. Stein's overall stated goal is to better understand what brings trans masculine people to Garramone's office for gender-affirmative surgeries, as well as to understand how “collectively, transmasculine...
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TSQ (2015) 2 (3): 478–487.
Published: 01 August 2015
... change the gender on their birth certificates in many states without evidence of gender-affirming surgery, and in some states, they also cannot change their driver's licenses without such proof ( Lambda Legal 2015 ; National Center for Transgender Equality 2013 ). However, physicians in the United...
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TSQ (2018) 5 (4): 589–605.
Published: 01 November 2018
... have made sense of Lili's gendered difference, and the sex-altering surgeries she underwent, in 1920s–30s Europe. In Man into Woman , Lili is less transsexual than she is intersexed. She seeks surgery less to affirm the woman she always knew herself to be than to kill off Andreas—the male personality...
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TSQ (2021) 8 (4): 572–574.
Published: 01 November 2021
... some figures that are somewhat familiar to scholars and students of trans history, including Robert Shurtliff, born Deborah Sampson, who fought in the American Revolution, and Alan Hart, who in 1917 pursued gender-affirming surgery. These two illustrate the breadth of Manion's book chronologically...
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TSQ (2014) 1 (3): 320–337.
Published: 01 August 2014
..., “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 ). However, the government did not define transgender as a target...
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TSQ (2018) 5 (2): 164–173.
Published: 01 May 2018
... (Davidson 2007 ). Those who seek gender-affirming surgery but decline trans visibility as such can be both inadvertently and deliberately excluded from scholarship on trans medical care. However, their case foregrounds an important but underemphasized role that psychologists fill in the surgical process...
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TSQ (2018) 5 (2): 207–227.
Published: 01 May 2018
... by the medical profession, with 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...
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TSQ (2020) 7 (3): 445–454.
Published: 01 August 2020
..., Jeffreys's ( 2014 ) text argues that “transgenderism” is a “conservative ideology that forms the foundation for women's subordination” and functions as a form of state and institutional power. Elsewhere she has argued that gender-affirmation surgery abuses human rights akin to the “political psychiatry...
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TSQ (2017) 4 (3-4): 326–357.
Published: 01 November 2017
... Culture, and Film . New York : Palgrave Macmillan . van de Grift Tim C. 2017 . “ Surgical Satisfaction, Quality of Life, and Their Association after Gender Affirming Surgery: A Follow-up Study .” Journal of Sex and Marital Therapy . E-pub ahead of print. doi.org/10.1080/0092623X...
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TSQ (2019) 6 (4): 620–634.
Published: 01 November 2019
...-in spaces that mark the present. Xtravaganza's dreamy rendering of her imagined future in Paris Is Burning aligns the domesticity of the washing machine with gender-affirming surgery, linking them as both aspirational and quotidian, a desire that helps create a sense of home. She is attentive to race...
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TSQ (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 (2021) 8 (4): 417–425.
Published: 01 November 2021
... of endocrinologist Harry Benjamin, regret and danger were the unofficial criteria in determining whether someone was eligible for gender-affirming surgery. Through the correspondence of Benjamin with Los Angeles urologist Elmer Belt, Velocci tracks how fears of retribution and legal exposure, rather than ontological...
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TSQ (2015) 2 (1): 13–33.
Published: 01 February 2015
... by strictly defining her research population: she combined a “a gender signifier” (birth-assigned female and male identified) and “a behavior” (considering surgery) (267). She compares this process with that of a colleague whose inclusion criteria for transitioning ranged from surgery to pronoun use. Though...
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TSQ (2020) 7 (1): 56–76.
Published: 01 February 2020
... of appreciation and concern for her nonretractable public discontent. The topic of debate was not the legitimacy of Chu's controversial call to arms, that is, the conviction that a transgender person could feel dissatisfied after starting hormones or undergoing gender-affirming surgery and, further...
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TSQ (2023) 10 (1): 59–70.
Published: 01 February 2023
... wherein a trans* person moves between two legible genders by way of hormones, gender affirming surgeries, and/or documentation changes. The goal of this process is to arrive at a legible binary gender in order to be recognized by the state, which demands complete cohesion between physical appearance...
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TSQ (2019) 6 (4): 635–658.
Published: 01 November 2019
... media portrayal of trans people” insofar as they focus on “documenting the changing body during the early stages of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) or after various gender-affirming surgeries” (822) and frame medical intervention “as a life-or-death step to achieving happiness” (821). In doing so...