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TSQ (2015) 2 (1): 34-57.
Published: 01 February 2015
.... US health surveillance systems do not routinely include questions to identify gender minority respondents, resulting in a lack of representative health data that can be used to evaluate the health of gender minorities. This omission represents a missed opportunity to understand the health and well...
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TSQ (2017) 4 (1): 96-111.
Published: 01 February 2017
..., and self-respect. Many identify with the cowboy ideal of trucking and with the truck itself to both fit into, and rebel against, the changing workforce dynamics of surveillance and technology. Ethnographic data suggest that sex is one form that rebellion takes. Copyright © 2017 by Duke University...
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TSQ (2017) 4 (1): 45-60.
Published: 01 February 2017
... encounter illuminate the complex logics of neoliberal capitalism, predatory lending, and the “afterlife” of identification data enabled by big data surveillance. Copyright © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 data credit reporting legal transition housing debt Posting to a discussion board...
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TSQ (2016) 3 (1-2): 120-136.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Christoph Hanssmann Abstract This article offers an empirical and theoretical inquiry into how the emergent field of trans health can be productively read with and through feminist health formations. It explores connections (tense and otherwise) between trans health and feminist health, and it...
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TSQ (2015) 2 (1): 58-76.
Published: 01 February 2015
...T. Benjamin Singer Abstract This article argues that activist claims about the erasure of transgender people in public health settings and research studies obscure a profusion of trans- and gender-nonconforming identities, embodiments, and terminology in public health contexts. Using the concept of...
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TSQ (2017) 4 (1): 61-77.
Published: 01 February 2017
... choice. This queue also creates the conditions for surveillance, particularly as different regions are serviced on different days, which brings together the same asylum seekers from similar regions on the continent. This can make life for those who transition in South Africa doubly exposing, as they...
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TSQ (2018) 5 (1): 83-99.
Published: 01 February 2018
... access to health services and state protection. Moreover, trans people are often harassed, abused, assaulted, and killed. Toby Beauchamp explores how security anxieties drive individuals who can “pass” as cisgender to go “stealth,” not disclosing transgender history in order to escape surveillance. In...
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TSQ (2015) 2 (1): 148-159.
Published: 01 February 2015
... transgender positions them as abnormal and subject to greater scrutiny and social surveillance within the binary gender system. We approach both problems through Michel Foucault's work on biopower and normalizing power, drawing attention to the discursive and material practices involved in the creation of...
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TSQ (2014) 1 (1-2): 285-297.
Published: 01 May 2014
...-state with transgender subjects from one of neglect and sickness to one of health, integration, and productivity” (“TF”: 15). In the process, however, Sekuler notes, the French state secures its status as a forward-thinking, human rights–protecting nation, and the non-French immigrant — usually a Muslim...
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TSQ (2017) 4 (1): 4-15.
Published: 01 February 2017
... resolution of all dichotomies, dualities, and antinomies. The Rebis is also a figure of sovereignty; it bears symbols of authority, holds sway over the elements, and is capable of surveilling all directions simultaneously with its double-headed vision. As an emblem redolent of godlike mastery over the...
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TSQ (2015) 2 (1): 1-12.
Published: 01 February 2015
... specificity: number of people per household, age, sex, race, ethnicity, birthplace, work status, income, education, health status, languages spoken, and so on. Cataloguing the population according to its properties not only facilitates the exercise of the state's broad police powers to regulate the population...
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TSQ (2014) 1 (1-2): 197-200.
Published: 01 May 2014
... fields; and some map the productive tensions between trans studies and other interdisciplines. Copyright © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014 States do many things. They test students, imprison individuals, make roads, adjudicate property disputes, track the health of populations, issue identity...
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TSQ (2019) 6 (2): 223-238.
Published: 01 May 2019
... Fight for Travesti Transsexual Identity (led by Lohana Berkins). The legislative proposals and political agendas around the right to identity and advocating for integrated attention to health care began to take shape in the first decades of the 2000s. These years saw the consolidation and greater public...
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TSQ (2018) 5 (4): 707-711.
Published: 01 November 2018
... mobility of gender-variant people across national thresholds. “Trans Activism and Policy Work” addresses the intricacies of the relationship between trans activism, broader LGBTQ+ movements, and health issues (HIV). Finally, the “Transforming Disciplines and Pedagogy” section adopts the trans studies...
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TSQ (2015) 2 (3): 367-375.
Published: 01 August 2015
... educational praxis, particularly given the overwhelming prevalence of state-sanctioned surveillance and neoliberal accountability standards. Finally, while we attempted to engage a robust set of questions regarding the current possibilities, limits, and experiences of trans* educational contexts, we also...
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TSQ (2014) 1 (1-2): 77-81.
Published: 01 May 2014
... surveillance mechanisms that would perhaps prevent homosexuality. In contrast, the notable inclusion of the specific exclusion as a disability in the ADA of GID not resulting from physical impairments — couched in an exclusionary clause that included transvestitism, transsexuals, pedophilia, exhibitionism...
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TSQ (2019) 6 (1): 4-19.
Published: 01 February 2019
... heteronormative and necessarily unpleasurable. 17. Boucher et al. also discuss the cooptation of harm reduction from communities into public health programs, arguing that the population-level goals of surveillance and control can be antithetical to nonmedical aspects of community-building and agency valued...
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TSQ (2017) 4 (1): 16-27.
Published: 01 February 2017
... trans theory. I turn to affect theory because it provides a framework for conceptualizing the trans body as both a psychic and a material event. Paying attention to political economies means attending to the ways by which the trans body, enmeshed in systems of state surveillance and (in)security...
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TSQ (2016) 3 (1-2): 235-245.
Published: 01 May 2016
... meant that individuals historically located on the margins of public space as women have taken on a specific role: they have transformed themselves into agents of surveillance who act to prevent any identities that transgress the dominant norms from crossing this border, and they reject—physically and...
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TSQ (2017) 4 (1): 28-44.
Published: 01 February 2017
... structural inequalities, such as access to universal health care. More than just demonstrating how this mainstream gay and lesbian organization has expanded its focus to include trans issues, it appears to signal HRC's efforts to extend the proverbial olive branch to the trans community in an attempt to...