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TSQ (2018) 5 (2): 245–250.
Published: 01 May 2018
... was often a large skin graft from the thigh. It was commonly held that the genital surgery performed at Johns Hopkins was esthetically pleasing and functional, but they were doing fewer and fewer. Dr. Benito Rish in New York was reported to do some pretty good genital surgery, but he far excelled at...
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TSQ (2018) 5 (3): 321–331.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Adnan Hossain Abstract This essay advances a regional critique of the Indian-centric scholarship on hijra , a publicly institutionalized subculture of people typically assigned a male gender at birth who often sacrifice their genitals in return for spiritual power. The unexamined Indian hegemony in...
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TSQ (2015) 2 (2): 324–329.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Paige M. Johnson References Butler Judith . 2004 . Undoing Gender . New York : Routledge . Chen Mel Y. 2013 . “ Animals without Genitals: Race and Transubstantiation .” The Transgender Studies Reader 2 , edited by Stryker Susan and Aizura Aren Z. , 168 – 77...
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TSQ (2014) 1 (1-2): 33–35.
Published: 01 May 2014
... authority re naturalizing sex. Specifically, a medical professional's cursory genital observation instantiates gender/sex at birth, and nB/L reinstantiate gender/sex at transition by recapitulating the newborn process, necessitating surgical modification of genitals for the updated genital observation...
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TSQ (2014) 1 (1-2): 111–115.
Published: 01 May 2014
... some map the productive tensions between trans studies and other interdisciplines. Copyright © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014 Sometimes individuals are born with genital, genetic, or hormonal characteristics that some people find confusing. From this phenomenon of “intersex,” a range of...
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TSQ (2014) 1 (1-2): 205–207.
Published: 01 May 2014
... conceived as the reconstruction of morphological sex, which excluded trans people who wanted to keep their genitals intact from treatment. The formalization of the Harry Benjamin Standards of Care in 1979 liberalized trans people's access to surgery by extending diagnostic powers to clinicians and doctors...
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TSQ (2014) 1 (1-2): 267–269.
Published: 01 May 2014
... categories — that is, the tendency to understand gender expression as male or female by exclusionary interpretation, equalizing nonmale with female and vice versa ( Halberstam 1998 : 20, 27) — and by the pretense-reality dichotomy, interpreting transgender expression as pretense and genital status as reality...
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TSQ (2018) 5 (2): 161–163.
Published: 01 May 2018
... not a transsexual because they didn't cut their flesh. It's remarkable, in hindsight, to reflect on the peculiar power modern culture has granted to the surgical as a technique for the production of realness—that is, genital-altering transsexuals are considered (though not without contestation) to...
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TSQ (2014) 1 (1-2): 176–177.
Published: 01 May 2014
..., dramatized, or eroticized, though it is also sometimes depicted as comic. Reveals involving trans women, like those in The Crying Game (dir. Neil Jordan, 1992) and Transamerica (dir. Duncan Tucker, 2005), often display the trans woman's genitals, as an excitatory practice which, projected at a presumably...
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TSQ (2016) 3 (3-4): 578–586.
Published: 01 November 2016
... developments that led up to modern and contemporary notions of anatomy. This intermediary medieval model is attributed to Galen of Pergamum, who believed that women were no different than men except for the placement of their genital structures. This difference was caused by a difference of heat. Women's...
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TSQ (2018) 5 (4): 606–620.
Published: 01 November 2018
... trans of color critique that undermines medicine's reason. Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 medicine blackness trans of color intersex archive The appearance of the patient in street dress . . . was that of a “snappy” young negro woman. —Hugh Hampton Young, Genital...
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TSQ (2014) 1 (1-2): 194–196.
Published: 01 May 2014
... event, to undergo genital transformation surgery, and to have legally changed sex. While widely lauded as a first step, the Stockholm Consensus has also been broadly criticized on the grounds that genitals have no bearing on athletic performance, that the expense of surgery is a barrier for many...
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TSQ (2017) 4 (3-4): 431–450.
Published: 01 November 2017
... deemed “creepily premature.” This narrative of Coy's knowingness as the impetus for her transition uses the device of childhood to cohere a gendered selfhood to her, but it does so by reifying this understanding of childhood (childhood as genital ignorance) through Coy's shocking break of the cultural...
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TSQ (2019) 6 (4): 579–592.
Published: 01 November 2019
.... When the demand for gender-affirming genital surgeries emerged in France in the 1950s, the medical community fiercely rejected it. The medico-legal argument against gender-affirming medical surgery relied on the idea that such procedures would constitute an “unacceptable” form of voluntary “castration...
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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 (2017) 4 (3-4): 497–517.
Published: 01 November 2017
... analysis of transsexuality. Transsexuals, she argues, believe that, “by ridding themselves of the organ, they can also be rid of the signifier which, because it sexuates them, also divides them” (143). For her, to lose one's original genitals is a psychotic endeavor to overcome the loss inherent in...
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TSQ (2018) 5 (2): 281–289.
Published: 01 May 2018
... groundbreaking book Hung Jury: Testimonies of Genital Surgery by Transsexual Men , information tended to be absent, false, or misleading, perpetuating “the myth that FTM genital surgery is unsuccessful and produces aesthetically poor, nonfunctioning penises” (Cotten 2012 : 3). But recently things have started...
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TSQ (2016) 3 (1-2): 35–39.
Published: 01 May 2016
... within health care (as the professionals still assume that real identity is provided by genes, genitals, and gonads), the network moved from promoting the idea that trans issues were legitimate medical concerns to advancing a position that entirely rejected the politics of legitimation, and instead...
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TSQ (2018) 5 (2): 174–189.
Published: 01 May 2018
... particular trans man might see a phalloplasty as his only hope of expressing his masculine sexuality, another might narratively reconfigure a clitoris into his penis, or welcome the sexual pleasures of penetration (Latham 2016 ). Genital surgeries are typically represented as the most central procedures in...
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TSQ (2018) 5 (4): 621–637.
Published: 01 November 2018
... against male homosexuality (Carbone 2016 ). 6. It is important to clarify that, although the medical-legal procedures surrounding “sex change” did not take place behind the backs of dictatorial institutions, the information gathered so far does not suggest an official policy in relation to genital...