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TSQ (2017) 4 (3-4): 608–626.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Simon van der Weele Abstract The notion of mourning without loss describes a situation in which a subject feels the urge to grieve for a loss he or she cannot claim as one's own. In the US TV series Transparent , such a loss emerges when Maura Pfefferman comes out to her children as a trans woman...
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TSQ (2018) 5 (1): 67–82.
Published: 01 February 2018
...Damien W. Riggs; Clare Bartholomaeus Abstract In accounting for their experiences of having a transgender child, cisgender parents often make recourse to a trope of loss to account for their journeys. A focus on loss is also evident in guides for parents and academic writing. In this article...
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TSQ (2019) 6 (1): 20–42.
Published: 01 February 2019
..., life and death, it may be that the vocabulary of death (as metonymy of loss) is used to condense a vicissitude of unprocessed experiences in the matrixial. In other words, we lack ways to work through what has been changed in the relationality between intimate Others occasioned by a transition...
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TSQ (2017) 4 (3-4): 497–517.
Published: 01 November 2017
....” The wish to change one's gender is different from the wish to regrow one's foreskin. However, both situations involve the attempt to symbolically register loss and inhabit a relation to it, one that goes beyond the simple correction of a fault and connects in profound ways to the need to assume a sexed...
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TSQ (2018) 5 (1): 1–8.
Published: 01 February 2018
... and psychoanalytic models of perception and gender attribution, illustrating the applicability of their interpretation through examples drawn from two Web comics by and about transgender people, ChaosLife and Eve's Apple . “Watching people mourn the loss of you while you are standing right in front of them...
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TSQ (2017) 4 (3-4): 326–357.
Published: 01 November 2017
... is, for Lacan, a relation to loss: “This marking of the body is not based on the existence of two natural anatomical sexes but is the result of two responses to phallic loss” ( Elliot and Roen 1998 : 245). While we are not wrong to call Lacan's model phallocentric, there must be an understanding of what he...
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TSQ (2020) 7 (4): 605–610.
Published: 01 November 2020
.... At the same time, performance was a means through which I could name the conditions that attempt to make Black queer and trans life an impossibility. Indeed, at best I am simply bearing witness to the things that haunt me, to the intimacy with which I know violence, tragedy, and loss; in the words of James...
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TSQ (2020) 7 (4): 670–673.
Published: 01 November 2020
... without perpetuating a diminished capacity to understand the broader loss or impact of historical violence? In The Gentrification of the Mind: Witness to a Lost Imagination , Sarah Schulman ( 2013 : 14) makes connections between “literal gentrification” and “a diminished consciousness” to create...
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TSQ (2020) 7 (1): 77–98.
Published: 01 February 2020
... and character; as Lee writes, “ One of Ours acts out her search for a new mythology to replace the loss of the old” (177). In many ways, Cather's history of geographical displacement also plays a role in her own—and her characters'—exceptionalism. As O'Brien ( 1987 : 74) observes, unlike other writers of her...
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TSQ (2022) 9 (1): 119–125.
Published: 01 February 2022
... to code switch, releasing the heaviness of the tongue and its supposed illegitimacy. A tongue, Anzaldúa ( 2012 : 81) suggests, that must be left to move wildly. There is always trouble in the wildness of translation. There is the trouble of loss: the loss of exactitude or of referential completeness...
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TSQ (2021) 8 (4): 575–578.
Published: 01 November 2021
... the loss of butch lesbians to gender transition and even states that “it is difficult, if not impossible, to prove the existence of ‘real’ differences between trans men and butch lesbians” (182). This statement communicates that Stein does not understand trans men as “real” men. There are obviously very...
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TSQ (2021) 8 (1): 121–131.
Published: 01 February 2021
... of color face. Adela Vasquez's life is defined by joy, difficulty, suffering, and loss, a complex experience that cannot simply be understood through a sole focus on HIV/AIDS. The feeling of being constantly unmoored and in flux finally becomes a source of safety. Adela finds peace and joy as her body...
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TSQ (2017) 4 (3-4): 451–471.
Published: 01 November 2017
...-schizoid ideation that defends us against loss, fragmentation, or aggression. Identity, understood as the capacity to walk in many worlds (internal world, outside world, and next to others) without disintegrating, is a precarious position. Identity does not stand still, and once recognition is actualized...
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TSQ (2017) 4 (2): 195–207.
Published: 01 May 2017
...: that the earthquake is the most prominent transition in Haitian transgender lives because of the ways that the unnatural disaster reorganized bodies. The antiblack postcolonial disablement of Haiti combined with seismic waves resulted in tremendous life loss and massive bodily damage. This violence and the subsequent...
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TSQ (2020) 7 (3): 383–398.
Published: 01 August 2020
... Press 2020 egg theory Eve Sedgwick Sybil Lamb If every refusal is, finally, a loyalty to some other bond in the present or past, refusal is simultaneously preservation as well. The mask thus conceals the loss, but preserves (and negates) this loss through its concealment. The mask has...
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TSQ (2018) 5 (4): 686–690.
Published: 01 November 2018
..., their social marginality and abjection mirror our own. The relation to the queer past is suffused not only by feelings of regret, despair, and loss but also by the shame of identification. —Heather Love, Feeling Backward The marginality and abjection of the queer subjects in Albert Nobbs mirrors our...
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TSQ (2022) 9 (1): 101–118.
Published: 01 February 2022
... and allies gathered to mark one of the most violent years in recent memory, many noted the somberness of doing so with this recent loss (Elahi 2020 ; Petoia and Vaz 2020 ; Rudolph 2020 ). Roberts had given many transgender people the language and space for mourning. In the sleepless hours after TDoR, her...
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TSQ (2019) 6 (2): 260–268.
Published: 01 May 2019
... by the author, Albuquerque, NM, August 14, 2018. References Halberstam Jack . 2014 . “ Wildness, Loss, and Death .” Social Text , no. 121 : 137 – 38 . Hayward Eva , and Weinstein Jami . 2015 . “ Introduction: Tranimalities in the Age of Trans* Life .” TSQ 2 , no. 2 : 195...
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TSQ (2020) 7 (4): 561–572.
Published: 01 November 2020
... as a crucial outlet to publicly mourn the loss of trans lives, scholars like Jin Haritaworn and C. Riley Snorton have also critiqued the ritualized remembrance of transphobic attacks and murders. As they discuss, public memorials for trans women of color increasingly feed the institutionalization of a trans...
FIGURES
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TSQ (2017) 4 (3-4): 358–383.
Published: 01 November 2017
... feeling of uncertainty creates a sense of loss of the bodily basis for sexual difference and identity. At a time when gender identity is regarded—either positively or negatively—as performative, as social construction, sexual identity must be rooted somewhere else: in a bodily difference taken to be given...