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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2018) 5 (2): 228–244.
Published: 01 May 2018
... . They may seek surgery to reduce gender dysphoria or to enhance gender euphoria. Professional literature and medical protocols such as the World Professional Association for Transgender Health's (WPATH) Standards of Care , version 7 ( SOC -7), have been developed to reflect the needs of people who want...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 February 2015) 2 (1): 123–135.
Published: 01 February 2015
...Anna M. KŁonkowska Abstract The article examines the criteria for determining which individuals become legible as transgender in Poland and how expert medical and legal discourses normalize the gender identity, sexuality, and gender performativity of this group. Only those transgender people who...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 February 2015) 2 (1): 136–147.
Published: 01 February 2015
... gender and gender identity presents a unique set of challenges for medical settings. One central challenge is the conflict between, on one hand, the need to know and use patients' preferred names, gender identities, and pronouns to establish trust and safety and, on the other hand, institutional...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 November 2018) 5 (4): 606–620.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Julian Gill-Peterson Abstract How has a reliance on the medical archive distorted the intelligibility of trans of color life in the past? This essay interrogates the limit points of black trans and trans of color life in the early twentieth century. Examining a case at the Johns Hopkins Hospital...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 August 2014) 1 (3): 368–386.
Published: 01 August 2014
..., administrators fretted over the “underpopulation” of the region ( Au 2011 : 138). The creation of a medical school was just one part of Gallieni's larger goal of forming the AMI (Assistance Médicale Indigène) in Madagascar, which trained a select group of Merina men to become doctors and eventually educated...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 November 2016) 3 (3-4): 357–375.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Alvaro Jarrín Abstract This article employs Bruno Latour's notion of “translation” to examine the ways by which anglophone discourses of transsexuality are deployed in the Brazilian context. The author argues that transsexuality is utilized by the medical class in ways that refuse to medicalize the...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2018) 5 (2): 207–227.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Riki Lane Abstract Many trans and gender-diverse (TGD) people seek surgeries to align their bodies with their gender identity. This contested field has historically been dominated by mental health professionals, whom TGD people have often seen as “gatekeepers.” Gaining access to medical treatments...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2018) 5 (2): 174–189.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Cressida J. Heyes; J. R. Latham Abstract This article examines the various possibilities for making an analogy or disanalogy between cosmetic and trans surgeries, focusing on the suggestion that trans surgeries are medically necessary while cosmetic surgeries are not—a position that has a great...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 February 2017) 4 (1): 135–140.
Published: 01 February 2017
... of negative affect and economic precarity and as a trope erased in cinematic time, through the central character Rayon (Jared Leto), a trans* woman, and the establishment of an HIV medication “buyers club” in the mid-1980s. Copyright © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 trans representation films...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 November 2015) 2 (4): 635–644.
Published: 01 November 2015
... of Robert J. Stoller, a psychiatrist who helmed the Gender Identity Clinic at the University of California, Los Angeles, in the 1950s–70s and who was a key figure in the medicalization of transsexuality. Through daily free-write sessions in the archives, Joynt and Schilt managed the emotional...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 November 2016) 3 (3-4): 388–411.
Published: 01 November 2016
... Mexico City since 2012. The support group is inside the first and primary public health institution that has offered medical attention to trans* persons, whether transsexual or transgender, since 2009 as a part of public insurance. This article presents as much the history of the group—its origins and...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 November 2015) 2 (4): 650–665.
Published: 01 November 2015
... service of regulatory/judicial/medical archives are engaged with reading the negation animating these artifacts as the very sign of their (now) trans* signification. Copyright © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 counterarchive trans* archive police photography Sometime in the winter of 1917–18, San...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 November 2015) 2 (4): 701–709.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Tobias Raun Abstract The article engages with trans male video blogs on YouTube, framing them as living archives that offer unique opportunities to access and share embodied trans knowledges—which have previously been limited or inaccessible—such as information about and visual accounts of medical...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 August 2015) 2 (3): 411–430.
Published: 01 August 2015
... and about trans men, and how their narratives often rely on a medical model or “wrong body” discourse, even while students critique that model. Participants described expending significant energy navigating conflicting demands from other trans men, from other peers, and from their undergraduate...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2015) 2 (2): 330–335.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Anna McNay; Jay Stewart Abstract Historically, the dominant body of representations of gender variance has been presented from the point of view of the medical practitioner: as abnormalities, as “other.” In spring 2013, thirty transgender and intersex people participated in GI's Anatomy, a series...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2017) 4 (2): 195–207.
Published: 01 May 2017
..., the author illustrates that antiblack postcolonial disablement of the earthquake produced transing effects. Kelly's remasculinization through sustaining injuries and receiving medical interventions resulted in the most profound dysphoria of Kelly's life. The disaster also amplified the fractures in...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 November 2014) 1 (4): 539–551.
Published: 01 November 2014
... explores the questions, what are the stakes and what are the consequences in a (photographic) negative generating and reflecting the artist's self-image? I attend to the vulnerabilities of the technical process as well as the strong formal and conceptual references to intersex bodies in medical photography...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2016) 3 (1-2): 120–136.
Published: 01 May 2016
... brings critical theorizing of feminist health practices to bear on how trans health is currently fashioned, situated, and represented. It asks how trans studies might begin to map health, technoscience, and medicine in ways that extend or exceed the medicalization critiques that form cornerstones of...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2016) 3 (1-2): 294–305.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Susan Stryker Abstract Sandy Stone's “Posttranssexual Manifesto” is often regarded as the principal point of departure for transgender studies. In this 1995 interview, portions of which first appeared in Wired magazine, Stone discusses her various careers in telecommunications, medical research...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2016) 3 (1-2): 95–103.
Published: 01 May 2016
... classifications as a light-skinned African American who expressed a trans gender and desired medical transition. S/he was read as a variety of genders and races and observed others' attempts to discern her/his “true” identity. From this perspective, Murray scrutinized this quotidian yet fundamental process of...