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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 November 2018) 5 (4): 638–647.
Published: 01 November 2018
... questions were central to the process of organizing the exhibition A Third Gender: Beautiful Youths in Japanese Prints at the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) in Toronto in 2016. The exhibition focused on visual representations of male youths, called wakashu in Japanese, who were the object of sexual desire for...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2014) 1 (1-2): 270–272.
Published: 01 May 2014
... individuals in the Kansai area of Japan (centered around the cities of Kyoto, Osaka, and Kobe). 1 Since then, the term has spread to the extent that it is now recognized within the Japanese (primarily online) queer community, is featured in write-ups about sexual minority/LGBT issues in Japan, and appears...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 August 2015) 2 (3): 525.
Published: 01 August 2015
... article by present-day Japanese author and transfeminist activist Ray Tanaka. We welcome future submissions of translated fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and research texts of approximately one thousand words, not including a brief translator's note. Translations will appear in roughly every other issue of...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 August 2015) 2 (3): 526–531.
Published: 01 August 2015
... attempts by feminists to bring about gender equality in education and other social spheres. For more information, see, for example, Yamaguchi 2014 . This article was originally published in Japanese in a special edition of the journal Joseigaku ( Women's Studies ), which was about the symposium ( Tanaka...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2014) 1 (1-2): 241–244.
Published: 01 May 2014
... into English as “gay.” Translators of Japanese manga into English usually choose to completely obliterate the self-gendering signifiers within Japanese first-person singular pronouns. Who, then, is the author, and to whom does the translated text belong? We remake and even exceed language, but we...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 August 2015) 2 (3): 365–366.
Published: 01 August 2015
..., contemporary Japanese author of Toransujendā feminizumu ( Transgender Feminism , 2006), on the neglect by feminist antiviolence activists of intimate partner violence experienced by trans individuals. Copyright © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 This content is made freely available by the publisher...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 November 2014) 1 (4): 559–571.
Published: 01 November 2014
... thoroughly hybridized constellations. The Chinese minority, in particular, has had a significant impact on middle-class Thai views of gender and sexuality ( Bao 1998 ). Southern Thai gender norms are molded by Islamic ideals. More recently, the popularity of Japanese popular culture and the dominance of...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 August 2015) 2 (3): 519–521.
Published: 01 August 2015
..., Filipino-American, Japanese-American, and African American youth. As the editor of this section, I welcome essays that hold fashion as ephemeral and that look (fashion) forward, seizing on emergent possibilities. References Barthes Roland . 2013 . The Language of Fashion . New York...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 August 2018) 5 (3): 507–513.
Published: 01 August 2018
... back to the nineteenth century. As Tze-lan D. Sang ( 2003 : 102–3) points out, tongxing'ai (literally, same-sex love or doseiai in Japanese) was coined in Japan at the end of the Meiji period as Japanese intellectuals translated European sexology into Japanese, and from which Chinese intellectuals...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2014) 1 (1-2): 184–187.
Published: 01 May 2014
... postcolonial East Asian Pacific Rim. The story of Xie Jianshun helps illuminate the broader contours of sinophone culture, because its epistemological and historical underpinnings are rooted outside “China” as conceived in a narrow geopolitical sense. It touches on legacies of both Japanese postcolonialism...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2014) 1 (1-2): 245–248.
Published: 01 May 2014
... and mutating viruses. In Cheang's media worlds, sex, pleasure, and play are never freed from techno-economies of labor or the histories of American and Japanese imperial militarism, science, industry, and culture that shape the origins of high-tech global networks ( Cheang 2001 , 2009–12...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 August 2018) 5 (3): 456–463.
Published: 01 August 2018
... development, likely homosexuality, and, consequently, his critical devaluation.” 3. Jimmy Lin was best known for his rendition of Whitney Houston's cover of “I Will Always Love You” on various international stages; his sexuality remained ambiguous for years until his recent dating of a Japanese...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 November 2016) 3 (3-4): 433–447.
Published: 01 November 2016
... features two themes that, on their own, are readily familiar to Asian audiences. The genre of sports drama, in particular volley ball–themed drama, has been made popular by Japanese TV productions such as V Is Our Sign and Burning Youth , both giant hits in Hong Kong during the 1970s–80s. The popularity...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 February 2018) 5 (1): 1–8.
Published: 01 February 2018
..., like the freedmen and women who experienced the “Jim Crow” apartheid system put in place after Reconstruction ended, or the US citizens of Japanese descent who were interned in concentration camps during World War II. Not content with even this level of repression, the Trump administration, as of this...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2018) 5 (2): 245–250.
Published: 01 May 2018
... transgender surgery history In high school, I wanted an electric guitar. I didn't have much of a budget, so the vaunted Fender Stratocaster was not even on my radar. Even a Sears Silvertone solid body was a stretch. Fortunately, in the late 1960s, the market was flooded with Japanese imports. I ended up...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 August 2018) 5 (3): 464–472.
Published: 01 August 2018
... CD (abbreviation of cross-dresser) are the derogatory weiniang (literally, “fake woman” referring to a man cosplaying or cross-dressing as a woman, rooted in the Japanese ACG [anime, comic, and games] culture), and renyao (Asia Catalyst 2015 : 18). In Hong Kong, one survey shows that renyao...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 August 2018) 5 (3): 487–494.
Published: 01 August 2018
... more neatly into my pants, tried to fold it artistically into invisibility, as a Japanese folds thin paper into a swan. I have built breasts out of external prostheses. I have learned to play my role well enough to begin to believe in it myself. “It's like theater,” Mom whispered as ze brushed my...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 November 2015) 2 (4): 710–716.
Published: 01 November 2015
... countries as well. Discussion forums are in French, German, and English, and the Fiction Archive includes stories in nine languages, including Chinese, Japanese, and Russian. The EA has an Alexa rank of 435,596 for overall site visits, but it is ranked 77,327 in the United Kingdom, which has more...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 August 2018) 5 (3): 321–331.
Published: 01 August 2018
... and Japanese imperial projects (Hairong and Vukovich 2007 : 211). Moreover, in the post–Cold War period the proliferation of diverse regional networks or what Tani E. Barlow calls “reregionalization” ( 2007 : 286) is yet another indication of the US-led neoliberal regime's continued complicity in the...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 August 2018) 5 (3): 298–310.
Published: 01 August 2018
... ), male cross-dressing performances in Chinese and Japanese theatrical arts (Jiang 2009 ; Robertson 1998 ), “tomboy” subcultures in China and Singapore (Huang 2015 ; Kam 2014 ; Yue 2017 ), and “T” embodiments in Indonesia and Thailand (Blackwood 2010 ; Sinnot 2004 ; Wilson 2004 ). Are these...