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TSQ (2014) 1 (1-2): 134–135.
Published: 01 May 2014
... fields; and some map the productive tensions between trans studies and other interdisciplines. Copyright © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014 The monster is an ambivalent figure recurring in trans* discourse. When trans* people are cast as less than human, the monster (and the creature from Mary...
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TSQ (2021) 8 (1): 141–144.
Published: 01 February 2021
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TSQ (2015) 2 (2): 341–344.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Anthony Clair Wagner Abstract “Visible Monstrosity as Empowerment” asks, How can we own the transgender imaginary? Anthony Clair Wagner uses the figure of the monster in their art to reflect the stigmatization of monsterized others, specifically transsexuals. Wagner proposes that refusing hegemonic...
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TSQ (2023) 10 (1): 59–70.
Published: 01 February 2023
...Liz Rose Abstract In their poem “I, Monster Mine” (“Yo monstruo mío”) Argentine activist and self-proclaimed trans* sudaca artist Susy Shock demands the right to be “whatever my pinche desire fucking feels like.” By centering desire, Shock's poem echoes contemporary feminist theorizing in Argentina...
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TSQ (2018) 5 (3): 464–472.
Published: 01 August 2018
... ren can be translated to “human being,” yao to “monster,” and renyao to “shemale,” those well versed in its vernacular circulation in Hong Kong would understand it as a somewhat old-school but definitely discriminatory, derogatory usage, primarily used to sneer at people who were not readily...
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TSQ (2021) 8 (4): 548–549.
Published: 01 November 2021
... the characters performatize, independently of their possible gender, the monster-feminine in a vindication of this minority other as a subversive strategy of binarism. The monster-feminine in Drag Attack, far from being a universal neuter, is a form of being in the world, of being by being drag. Drag here...
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TSQ (2014) 1 (1-2): 19–21.
Published: 01 May 2014
... — especially those occupied by transgender individuals — which are at the center of academic debates surrounding queer, feminist, and trans subjectivity. Drawing on a psychoanalytic reading of subjective identity as a defensive construction and on the French literary obsession with monsters, psychoanalyst...
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TSQ (2021) 8 (2): 223–237.
Published: 01 May 2021
..., dykes on the shore, and toilet-cyborgs behind them? Should we aim for such compassion? If the monster that is drowning is already under your skin: Aren't you drowning as well? How deadly serious is hide-and-seek? How do sports lessons straighten the body, and how do they queer the body? Who is pole...
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TSQ (2024) 11 (2): 318–347.
Published: 01 May 2024
... the relationship of queerness to the nation thusly: In homonormative narratives of nation, there is a dual movement: U.S. patriotism momentarily sanctions some homosexualities, often through gendered, racial, and class sanitizing, in order to produce “monster-terrorist-fags”; homosexuals embrace the us-versus...
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TSQ (2023) 10 (3-4): 388–409.
Published: 01 November 2023
.... 5 Illustrations of Bowsette represent her as a trans femme fatale that attempts to rebuff Mario (for years of antagonism) and his preordained match, Peach, through erotic cuckholding. Bowsette blends dominatrix, monster-girl tropes in ways that have resounded with global trans women and trans...
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TSQ (2014) 1 (1-2): 30–32.
Published: 01 May 2014
... and Seigworth Gregory J. , 1 – 25 . Durham, NC : Duke University Press . Shildrick Margrit . 2002 . Embodying the Monster: Encounters with the Vulnerable Self . London : Sage . Sullivan Nikki . 2006 . “ Transmogrification: (Un)Becoming Other(s) .” In The Transgender Studies Reader...
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TSQ (2019) 6 (1): 1–3.
Published: 01 February 2019
... monsters, was an extraordinarily effective refusal both of genre policing—it was both performance and theory, narrative and analysis—and of the discourses (abjection, pathologization, false consciousness, even liberal humanism) that corralled trans subjectivity into reassuringly familiar forms ( 1994...
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TSQ (2018) 5 (1): 111–120.
Published: 01 February 2018
...: There is a pride in Kurdishness, in the condition of being a Kurd. In the condition of being trans, there is monstrosity, and a freedom exists in that monstrosity. Once you become a monster, you get rid of all identities. Nobody is killed because they are a “Kurdish trans person” but because they are trans. 2...
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TSQ (2019) 6 (3): 279–282.
Published: 01 August 2019
... toward the task of political transformation. “My Words to Victor Frankenstein above the Village of Chamounix” (Stryker 1994 ) trafficked in the religiously freighted language of monsters as “divine portents,” cited Adam's complaint to God in Milton's Paradise Lost (“Did I request thee, Maker, to mold...
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TSQ (2014) 1 (1-2): 200–204.
Published: 01 May 2014
...: Science, Technology, and Socialist Feminism in the 1980s .” Socialist Review , no. 80 : 65 – 107 . Haraway Donna . 1991 . “ The Promises of Monsters: A Regenerative Politics for Inappropriate/d Others .” In Cultural Studies , ed. Grossberg Lawrence , Nelson Cary...
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TSQ (2014) 1 (3): 455–460.
Published: 01 August 2014
... grandfather. The nonlinear chronologies and alienation speak to indigenous pasts and presents entangled in potentially aberrant sexualities. In “Santa Claus, Indiana,” Michael Koby discusses interracial adoption in rural Indiana, interspersing family tragedies with monster films. In these ways, the first...
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TSQ (2016) 3 (3-4): 611–617.
Published: 01 November 2016
... of how gender, as a crucial definition of what it means to be human, makes trans lives necessarily connected to the limits of the human—expressed self-consciously when Anthony enters the stage wearing the fur of a monster—and the limits of communication, explicitly articulated in Gorji's recitation...
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TSQ (2019) 6 (1): 80–102.
Published: 01 February 2019
.... 18. A comparison could be made here with A. Sharpe's proposition ( 2007 : 388) that the abnormal individual is constructed as a monster who transgresses the law, and that these transgressions might show themselves in challenging the legal taxonomy. For Sharpe, monstrosity is a kind of irregularity...
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TSQ (2023) 10 (3-4): 226–238.
Published: 01 November 2023
... for thinking “trans” as both an infinite set of embodied possibilities and a theoretically rich method for claiming voice and subjectivity from the position of the contemptible monster. In fact, in November 2019, in honor of the twenty-fifth anniversary of the essay's publication, I was scheduled...
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TSQ (2023) 10 (1): 48–53.
Published: 01 February 2023
..., Labor, and Social Domination: A Reinterpretation of Marx's Critical Theory . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press . Preciado Paul . 2021 . Can the Monster Speak? Report to an Academy of Psychoanalysts . South Pasedena, CA : Semiotext(e) . Saria Vaibhav . 2021 . Hijras, Lovers...