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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 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 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 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 August 2014) 1 (3): 368–386.
Published: 01 August 2014
...Seth Palmer Abstract At the turn of the twentieth century, a series of troublesome encounters unfolded between several French colonial medical doctors and gender-variant, male-bodied persons ( sarimbavy in Malagasy). Medico-ethnographic texts were published in academic journals in the French...
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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 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...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2018) 5 (2): 251–267.
Published: 01 May 2018
... that efface or misrecognize gender-diverse subjectivity. While this critique is straightforward in that it highlights the need for ongoing change in medical care practices, the author advances a philosophical analysis of genderqueer subjectivity that turns toward a poetics of selfhood. They suggest...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 August 2018) 5 (3): 425–442.
Published: 01 August 2018
... operation by staying below (not beyond) the “dualism,” that is, below the logic of either/or. The essay will explore the notion of “transdualism” through the hexagram Tai of the Yi Jing , which is often used in medical contexts to illustrate the body-of-orifices of Huangdi Neijing or the Inner Canon of the...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 August 2018) 5 (3): 464–472.
Published: 01 August 2018
... identifiable as male or female and are viewed as freakish, monsterlike, or less than human. With renyao , Kiki finds her ways to queer transgenderism. By reclaiming a shameful, derogatory term, by bringing transgenderism beyond the language of medicalization and legalization, by inserting playfulness and...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 November 2018) 5 (4): 589–605.
Published: 01 November 2018
... Foucauldian sense. 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...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 November 2018) 5 (4): 621–637.
Published: 01 November 2018
... the press disrupt our understanding of the political and medical narratives on the body that encode trans historicities, and even of a progressive temporality itself. Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 “sex change,” image politics Chilean dictatorship disturbed temporalities...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 February 2019) 6 (1): 103–116.
Published: 01 February 2019
... from, or even at odds with, those of queer studies. Revisiting Sandy Stone's field-defining 1991 essay “The Empire Strikes Back,” they note that trans studies paradoxically begins with a call to abandon the figure of the transsexual, imagined solely as a normative medical category. In contrast, the...
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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...