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TSQ (2019) 6 (4): 481–490.
Published: 01 November 2019
... workers that the film portrays largely without critique, the author argues that this scene offers Alexandra, and black trans viewers of the film, a brief reprieve from the anxieties of social and state oppression and allows her (and us) to breathe, and within that breath to imagine toward radical futures...
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TSQ (2019) 6 (4): 608–619.
Published: 01 November 2019
... and compels students to listen and care for one another. As students readily accept that difference will continually surface, a community of potential is formed against the grain of standardization, and imagining otherwise becomes possible. 1. Merriam-Webster , s.v. “critical,” www.merriam...
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TSQ (2016) 3 (1-2): 175–184.
Published: 01 May 2016
..., and enable people to engage and imagine alternatives. A self-fashioned quing MC actively recording since 2006, Sookee's work confronts a number of issues, including sexism, heteronormativity, homo/transphobias, and neofascist/anti-immigrant paroxysms plaguing Germany today. This article provides a brief...
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TSQ (2020) 7 (2): 222–236.
Published: 01 May 2020
... analysis of these videos and their methods of addressing the viewer, the author identifies a practice within microporn networks that she calls trans* porno remix (TPR). Through digital editing techniques, TPR creates haptic spaces for the viewer to imagine themselves as trans* subjects. Through modes...
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TSQ (2020) 7 (2): 288–295.
Published: 01 May 2020
... the past while imagining futures that include trans* and gender-nonconforming bodies. The rapid jump-cuts draw attention to this flawed continuity (in documentary as well as in life) and emphasize the fragility of trans* time. Spectrums ’ characters disrupt linearity by wasting time, purposely delaying...
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TSQ (2021) 8 (1): 75–95.
Published: 01 February 2021
...Ezra Horbury Abstract The early modern fairy is a long ignored transgender figure. This article presents a transhistoricist analysis of how a range of “transgender” concepts manifest in the early modern literary imagination—instabilities, transformations, ambiguities, or indeterminacies in sex...
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TSQ (2021) 8 (3): 283–297.
Published: 01 August 2021
...Nat Baldino Abstract This essay argues for an imaginative reading practice in which the “trans” and the “study” of transgender studies are shown as coconstitutive. Arguing that the problem of incommensurability leads transgender studies to spend more time on the signifier trans than on the study...
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TSQ (2015) 2 (4): 673–675.
Published: 01 November 2015
... existence shows up in the archives. Her project engages the transformative educational potential of the archives to record, remember, and reinvent our trans histories while it builds imaginings of future articulations of our records. Copyright © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 transgender...
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TSQ (2019) 6 (4): 521–538.
Published: 01 November 2019
... binary and thus imagines more robust possibilities for racialized gendered justice. Beyond her title, the backlash that Natasha received from her position in the organization not only demonstrates the perils of her fungible position but also, and most importantly, the stakes of positioning her...
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TSQ (2019) 6 (4): 667–675.
Published: 01 November 2019
... potentiality the “biopolitics of identification,” it traces spectral appearances of trans as a contrivance for violence through lived and imagined scenes of surveillance and security. Copyright © 2019 by Duke University Press 2019 meme media big data gender identity In 2014, an avid participant...
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TSQ (2020) 7 (2): 174–191.
Published: 01 May 2020
... of trans porn, even if often by embodying what queer trans porn imagines itself against. Drawing rather less attention—in fact, no attention whatsoever that I can discern—is another Sprinkle film from a half-decade earlier, Orgy at the Poysinberry Bar (Christy 1982 ). In this short, effectively...
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TSQ (2020) 7 (3): 427–444.
Published: 01 August 2020
...” into conversation with recent black feminist critiques of disciplinarity and representation to imagine again how a black trans* studies rooted in black feminism might take shape in the university today. Copyright © 2020 by Duke University Press 2020 black trans* studies black feminist theory decolonial...
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TSQ (2020) 7 (4): 631–637.
Published: 01 November 2020
...Che Gossett; Eva Hayward Abstract The following is an interview with author and activist Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore conducted by Che Gossett and Eva Hayward. Sycamore discusses how she uses fiction to work through historical traumas, inviting readers to imagine the AIDS pandemic as not simply...
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TSQ (2021) 8 (4): 516–531.
Published: 01 November 2021
... of womanhood such as fulfilment through motherhood and the duty of care for others. On the other hand, these uses of key cultural symbols displaced the imagined margins for travestis and transexuales and helped her enjoy popular support. Copyright © 2021 by Duke University Press 2021 transsexual...
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TSQ (2021) 8 (4): 481–497.
Published: 01 November 2021
...Daniasa Curbelo Abstract In the society and culture of the Canary Islands, ravines ( barrancos in Spanish) are spaces that contain a wealth of meanings and perceptions attached to a collective imagination. These natural scars that mark and characterize the island's geography represent scenes...
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TSQ (2017) 4 (3-4): 451–471.
Published: 01 November 2017
... the capacity to imagine gender with psychoanalytic sensitivity. The clinic too is affected by a magnetizing pull toward sameness; certitude replaces difference in which the body is often mystified as known. Beyond the fixations that are well documented, the article raises two new questions: Can a turn...
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TSQ (2018) 5 (2): 268–274.
Published: 01 May 2018
... out, create, and become transformational objects for the alteration of self-experience. In so doing, each stretches and exceeds the limits of the identitarian, holding together the complexities of conflict and leaving room for the work of the unconscious in expansive imaginings of what it is to act...
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TSQ (2018) 5 (3): 311–320.
Published: 01 August 2018
... finds itself caught between the fading voice of precolonial and colonial history on the one hand, and the strong pull of globalization on the other, creating what can perhaps be imagined as a knotted relation of the (transgender) subject with historicity and temporality. A rather confounding gap lies...
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TSQ (2018) 5 (4): 565–573.
Published: 01 November 2018
... and Eve, men and women did not have sexual organs; that its—they did not conceive of the original man and woman as being differentiated by their genitalia. The skoptsy were also millenarians, and as such they imagined the world would be transformed following an apocalyptic reckoning. In exploring how...
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TSQ (2019) 6 (1): 103–116.
Published: 01 February 2019
... from, or even at odds with, those of queer studies. Revisiting Sandy Stone's field-defining 1991 essay “The Empire Strikes Back,” they note that trans studies paradoxically begins with a call to abandon the figure of the transsexual, imagined solely as a normative medical category. In contrast...