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TSQ (2022) 9 (4): 609–633.
Published: 01 November 2022
.... Using trans feminist legal theory, this article explores how the state conceptualizes and re/incorporates transness in a binary gender order. Through case studies of access to gender transition in gender-segregated educational and carceral spaces, the authors find that judges engage in gender...
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TSQ (2016) 3 (3-4): 376–387.
Published: 01 November 2016
..., such as the ability to legally transition and change one's name without GRS. Yet we have also seen the difficulties that someone like Pat, who cannot legally use both of his/her names, continues to face in the Icelandic linguistic and cultural gender context. Given that there is not agreement on the term trans...
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TSQ (2019) 6 (1): 80–102.
Published: 01 February 2019
... and penis in male-to-female cases for the legal gender transition. 1 Sex change has been permitted under Ayatollah Khomeini's fatwa since 1982 through a medico-judicial process for the legal change of name and gender. 2 Despite its long practice, the steady flow of mainstream Anglophone Euro-American...
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TSQ (2017) 4 (1): 45–60.
Published: 01 February 2017
... their data in a legal transition, at some or most points in time, they will legally exist as (at least) two identities. Kadji Amin ( 2014 : 219) remarks, “Transgender experiences are constituted by yet exceed normative temporalities.” The very trouble that trans identities pose to administrative systems...
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TSQ (2015) 2 (1): 123–135.
Published: 01 February 2015
...?” (“Gender Transgression, Body Transition, Identity Transversion: What Is Transgenderism?”) In Psychospołeczne, prawne i medyczne aspekty transpłciowości (Psychosocial, Legal, and Medical Aspects of Transgenderism) , edited by Kłonkowska Anna M. and Bojarska Katarzyna , 63 – 82 . Gdańsk...
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TSQ (2019) 6 (3): 338–357.
Published: 01 August 2019
... a transitional space and a state of constant transition. The history of trans rights claims in courts and tribunals, in many jurisdictions, revolves around the question of how to define legal protection, or who it is that we protect. The starting point of many legal discussions regarding gender...
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TSQ (2021) 8 (4): 462–480.
Published: 01 November 2021
... backing. Positive press coverage and legal victories in favor of trans people further supported a sense of optimism about public and professional acceptance of medical transition (Meyerowitz 2002 : 254). This did not, however, result in greater trans self-determination or diminished fears about bad...
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TSQ (2018) 5 (3): 378–393.
Published: 01 August 2018
... it is often at this level where the state makes legal decisions on sex and gender. It is certainly at this anatomical and binary level where the Korean state and military determine conscription or exemption. Trans bodies—and the very idea of transitioning—materialize the pitfalls of the sex/gender system...
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TSQ (2021) 8 (3): 403–405.
Published: 01 August 2021
... of trans identity writ large as well as the imagined model for a future of authoritative medical and legal transition. In that regard, Jules Gill-Peterson's Histories of the Transgender Child is a groundbreaking contribution to the field of trans studies and the twentieth-century history of gender more...
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TSQ (2014) 1 (1-2): 129–134.
Published: 01 May 2014
... that trans people are mentally ill is institutionalized in psychiatric texts such as the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders ( American Psychiatric Association 2013 ) and thus also in medical and legal transition routes. Many social institutions and sites of social life, such as medical...
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TSQ (2018) 5 (4): 589–605.
Published: 01 November 2018
... to legally change her age after a transition-related surgery demonstrate just how inseparable from regenerative life is the version of sex at play in Man into Woman . But Man into Woman' s focus on the regenerative effects of Lili's surgeries might also be intended to deflate assumptions...
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TSQ (2014) 1 (1-2): 73–77.
Published: 01 May 2014
... framework for state-funded coverage of transition-related health care ( STP 2012a , 2013 ). Most recently, the approval of the Argentinian Gender Identity Law in June 2012 created a precedent for legal gender recognition and public coverage of trans health care from a human rights perspective...
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TSQ (2020) 7 (2): 237–239.
Published: 01 May 2020
... expression. Because I hadn't legally changed my name and gender marker, my coworkers and boss could call me by my “dead name” without repercussions. In Texas there are very few protections afforded to transgender individuals. Not only did I have limited legal protections, but as a recently transitioning...
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TSQ (2018) 5 (2): 228–244.
Published: 01 May 2018
... affirmed gender role and gender expression. Social transition may encompass family, work, friends, public persona, legal status, and changes in documentation. In a binary paradigm, an individual would commonly transition from one gender (female or male) to another gender (female or male). Broader...
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TSQ (2018) 5 (4): 621–637.
Published: 01 November 2018
.... Marcia Alejandra was a trans woman who was able to undergo surgery in May 1973 during the Unidad Popular (Popular Unity) government, and in May of 1974, with the nation already under dictatorship, she was the first trans woman to obtain a legal change of name and sex. Her identity transition—exploited...
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TSQ (2019) 6 (4): 579–592.
Published: 01 November 2019
... to marginalization, criminalization, and premature death. The governance of gender variance changed its mode of operation in the 1970s. While gender transitions were simply repressed in the previous decades, in the 1970s a medico-legal apparatus of control was put in place to sort out trans people who were deemed...
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TSQ (2020) 7 (1): 56–76.
Published: 01 February 2020
..., such as race, dis/ability, sexuality, or citizenship status (Grant et al. 2011 ). These scarce taxonomies have restricted access to health care through the maintenance of the fantasy of a singular “true transsexual” who is qualified for medical and legal transition (Spade 2003 ; Borba 2019 ). Another...
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TSQ (2016) 3 (3-4): 388–411.
Published: 01 November 2016
... procedures approved in 2008, and the special judgment on increasing compliance to reassignment pursuant to the concordance of sex-gender. For the legal text, see Decreto 2008 . On February 5, 2015, the reform was modified, instituting the legal recognition of gender identity without judgment or medical...
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TSQ (2014) 1 (1-2): 68–73.
Published: 01 May 2014
..., lack of family acceptance, partner and community discomfort, discrimination in employment and housing, legal challenges, and medical conditions including HIV/AIDS can make medical transition challenging to pursue. Indeed, the lack of coverage for transition-related care under most health insurance...
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TSQ (2021) 8 (2): 199–206.
Published: 01 May 2021
..., and delays, with all the consequences in terms of well-being and psychological health that this entails. In this sense, transitioning still remains a process that is strongly regulated by a welding of the legal rule and medical practice that together leaves little room for self-determination, the right...