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TSQ (2014) 1 (1-2): 134–135.
Published: 01 May 2014
... , 244 – 56 . New York : Routledge . 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 Shelley's Frankenstein in particular) is often the metaphor of choice. 1970s separatist feminist 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 (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
... a series of underground nighttime parties called Drag Attack from 2013 to 2019 in various gay clubs in Spain. Tatu's happening parties proposed a precarious, do-it-yourself cross-dressing that reclaims the figure of the monster in a shift that goes beyond the subversion of gender binaries to embody...
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TSQ (2014) 1 (1-2): 19–21.
Published: 01 May 2014
... Words to Victor Frankenstein above the Village of Chamounix: Performing Transgender Rage” ( 1994 ), in which she connects her own transsexual body with the figure of Frankenstein's monster. Stryker acknowledges and welcomes her abjection when she declares, “I am a transsexual, and therefore I am...
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TSQ (2021) 8 (2): 223–237.
Published: 01 May 2021
.... The disobedience of the clown is further realized through status manipulations, as we will see in the following scene. The clown is allowed to transgress boundaries and bridge gaps because it appears as “other” but is somehow strangely familiar (McManus 2003 : 14–15). This relates the clown to the monster...
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TSQ (2019) 6 (1): 1–3.
Published: 01 February 2019
... be better positioned to avert the downsides of disciplinarity. Another foundational trans studies text, Susan Stryker's 1994 essay, “My Words to Victor Frankenstein above the Village of Chamounix,” with its depiction of noncompliant rage-fueled transsexual monsters, was an extraordinarily effective...
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TSQ (2014) 1 (1-2): 30–32.
Published: 01 May 2014
... : 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 , ed. Stryker Susan and Whittle...
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TSQ (2018) 5 (1): 111–120.
Published: 01 February 2018
..., 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 It's not their ethnic or religious identity that is seen. Because they are at the bottom of the heap...
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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
... 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 , and Treichler Paula A. , 295 – 337 . New...
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TSQ (2014) 1 (3): 455–460.
Published: 01 August 2014
... 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 section offers both moments of historical grounding and contemporary instability...
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TSQ (2016) 3 (3-4): 611–617.
Published: 01 November 2016
... around the question 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...
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TSQ (2019) 6 (1): 80–102.
Published: 01 February 2019
... 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 that questions the law and is therefore overlooked by it. She explains ( 2007 : 386) that the monster is accommodated by the law...
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TSQ (2021) 8 (3): 310–326.
Published: 01 August 2021
... at?!” The bicker soon ended with the two calling each other names: the woman calling Sasha renyao (human monster), 12 while Sasha returning with “flat glass” (derogatory term that describes women's breasts). There is nothing special about this brief encounter. It did not stop Sasha or Kim from taking...
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TSQ (2020) 7 (3): 427–444.
Published: 01 August 2020
... as disruption. Ferreira da Silva ( 2007 ) and Stryker ( 1994 ), among others, deploy a Frankensteinian trope—the conception of monsters as unnatural, disordered matter that threaten the modern order of being—to describe modern categorizations of material (bodily and social) difference. Ferreira da Silva...
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TSQ (2022) 9 (3): 334–364.
Published: 01 August 2022
... movement, often without any notice being taken of the many definitions women have of what separatism means. It seems that the notion of demons, monsters and devils, bonding together for the subversive purposes of fun, self-affirmation or survival is too terrible for the world to bear. (14) Defying...
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TSQ (2019) 6 (4): 472–480.
Published: 01 November 2019
... of Hawaiʻi Press . Tsing Anna Lowenhaupt , Swanson Heather Anne , Gan Elaine , and Bubandt Nils . 2017 . Arts of Living on a Damaged Planet: Ghosts and Monsters of the Anthropocene . Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press . Wynter Sylvia . 2003 . “ Unsettling...
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TSQ (2020) 7 (3): 374–382.
Published: 01 August 2020
..., MD : Rowman and Littlefield . van der Tuin Iris , and Randell-Moon Holly . 2019 . “ Editorial: The Somatechnics of Social Categorizations .” Somatechnics 9 , nos. 2–3 : v – xi . Weaver Harlan . 2013 . “ Monster Trans: Diffracting Affect, Reading Rage .” Somatechnics...