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TSQ (2018) 5 (2): 228–244.
Published: 01 May 2018
... to change their social role as well as their body. Medical protocols including SOC -7 recommend a period of “real-life experience” as a criterion for some surgeries, which is not appropriate for people who want medical without social transition, who may want a private expression of gender, and who...
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TSQ (2021) 8 (4): 462–480.
Published: 01 November 2021
...Beans Velocci Abstract In the 1950s and early 1960s, Harry Benjamin and his colleague Elmer Belt corresponded at length about which transsexuals they would and would not approve for genital surgery. Benjamin defined transsexuality primarily through a desire for medical transition, but merely being...
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TSQ (2023) 10 (2): 153–159.
Published: 01 May 2023
... of African athletes deemed intersex by sporting and medical authorities, the author demonstrates how current approaches to undermining sex segregation in sports still risk excluding certain athletes—intersex, nonbinary, and non-medically transitioning athletes. Ultimately, the author argues that if the goal...
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TSQ (2018) 5 (4): 589–605.
Published: 01 November 2018
.... Exploring a disturbing genealogy of transgender that is implicated in eugenics, rather than recovering transgender figures in history, broadens understandings of what medical transition meant in the recent past. More importantly, it centers for transgender history the intertwined biopolitical genealogies...
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TSQ (2015) 2 (4): 701–709.
Published: 01 November 2015
... opportunity to access and share embodied trans knowledges that have previously been limited or inaccessible, particularly visual accounts of medical transitioning processes. Furthermore, the multimodality of YouTube (the combined use of sound, text, music, pictures, as well as annotations) offers creators...
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TSQ (2016) 3 (1-2): 95–103.
Published: 01 May 2016
... of these 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...
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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 (2017) 4 (2): 195–207.
Published: 01 May 2017
... and transition outside the privileged biomedical process of “medical transitions.” Here I expand on her insights to consider their implications for black trans* life outside US contexts, specifically in postcolonial Haiti. Haitian artist and anthropologist Gina Athena Ulysse ( 2015 ) has written about why Haiti...
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TSQ (2024) 11 (2): 181–185.
Published: 01 May 2024
... as a woman to coincide with medical transition. As a result, she avoided the severe downward mobility that affected most trans women, in which the social decision to go full-time occasioned a severe loss of wealth and work opportunities, often pushing them into gay neighborhoods where the only viable income...
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TSQ (2019) 6 (4): 635–658.
Published: 01 November 2019
... 2019 trans temporalities trans embodiments cruel optimism negative affect t4t medical transition What makes a future bleak? Is it a question of one's orientation to futurity? Is a future bleak because of the anticipation, anxiety, and fear that imbues one's relationship...
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TSQ (2022) 9 (4): 609–633.
Published: 01 November 2022
... to the social, medical, and legal means to transition gender. We situate this article in transgender studies at the intersection of trans feminist theory, trans legal theory, and feminist legal theory, framing this position as encompassing a trans feminist legal theory, jurisprudence, and politics...
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TSQ (2014) 1 (1-2): 205–207.
Published: 01 May 2014
... outside the university gender clinics and opening up additional avenues of medical transitioning for trans people. Many trans people began having surgeries to masculinize or feminize parts of their body while leaving their genitalia intact. In turn, this helped produce a proliferation of transition...
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TSQ (2020) 7 (1): 56–76.
Published: 01 February 2020
... on fetishism and disavowal reveal some of the unconscious roles at play in the repeated medicalization of trans people and the restricting of transition-related resources. Through the donning of a fetish object, disavowal acts to ignore an upsetting reality while the traumatic truth remains intact. An analysis...
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TSQ (2014) 1 (1-2): 208–210.
Published: 01 May 2014
... transition depended on one's perceived potential to pass as nontransgender, an assessment process typically grounded in the regulatory norms of whiteness, class privilege, and heterosexuality. Thus two major forms of surveillance operate through medical and psychiatric institutions: first, the monitoring...
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TSQ (2018) 5 (2): 275–280.
Published: 01 May 2018
...-day break from YouTube following her mother's death from leukemia and brain cancer. In her voice-over interview, she explains how this trauma prompted her to begin medical transition, which she revealed to her viewers in her second coming-out video the following year. 4 Kopple effects “hormone time...
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TSQ (2018) 5 (3): 378–393.
Published: 01 August 2018
..., transitioning is itself a military transgression. Park's own experience demonstrates these transgressions, for after her two-year military service she began medically transitioning and yet was still required to fulfill her yearly military training ( minbangŭikyoyŭk ). During one such training session in March...
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TSQ (2014) 1 (1-2): 68–73.
Published: 01 May 2014
... in transgender cultural competency benefit from a firm grasp of social and medical transition, including the routes and barriers to transition-related care for transgender and gender-nonconforming people. It is important to understand how underlying factors of low socioeconomic status, limited health care access...
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TSQ (2020) 7 (3): 508–516.
Published: 01 August 2020
...Sahar Sadjadi Abstract A recent spate of legislation such as South Dakota's HB 1057, known as the Vulnerable Child Protection Act, seeks to criminalize medical treatment for gender transition in minors under sixteen. This essay argues that these laws do not safeguard children's health but are part...
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TSQ (2014) 1 (1-2): 57–59.
Published: 01 May 2014
... in reference to children who have made social and/or medical transitions from one gender category to the other ( Brill and Pepper 2008 ); others ascribe to the more conventional notion of the transgender umbrella and seek to loop in kids across the spectrum of gender fluidity. These labeling processes...
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TSQ (2023) 10 (2): 189–194.
Published: 01 May 2023
... currently in circulation. This variety mobilizes a conservationist doctrine to “gender-critical” ends. Guardian lead writer Susanna Rustin ( 2021 ), for instance, appeals to resource conservation to describe medical transition as an act against nature. Medical transition thereby signals a hubristic...