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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2017) 4 (2): 195–207.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Erin Durban-Albrecht Abstract This article brings together black transgender studies and postcolonial studies to consider the possibility for trans* narratives of Haiti, known as the “Black Republic.” Based on ethnographic research with trani , trans*, and transgender Haitians, this article focuses...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 November 2014) 1 (4): 517–522.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Kareem Khubchandani Abstract This essay analyzes narrative scenes and aesthetic choices in Because We Have a Voice Too , an activist play staged at Bangalore Pride 2012. By linking the experiences of hijra s and transmen, the play enables solidarities across gender through an overarching critique...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 November 2014) 1 (4): 586–589.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Jules Rosskam Abstract I use my most recent film, Thick Relations , to argue that traditional narrative structures are by definition oppressive and controlling. Traditional narratives demand a straight progress through time, through life, through love, through sexuality and conflict and family—a...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 November 2017) 4 (3-4): 431–450.
Published: 01 November 2017
... phantom, and the trans child's phantasmatic body in particular, the analysis puts Freudian and Lacanian understandings of the penis/phallus into conversation with biographical narratives of trans childhood. Thus, it argues that both trans-affirmative and transphobic narratives that temporally position the...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 August 2015) 2 (3): 532–538.
Published: 01 August 2015
... Abstract Although references to male same-sex practices are rare in medieval Italy, discussion of female same-sex desire is virtually nonexistent. One exception to that rule is a story in the collection of narratives by Giovanni Sercambi (1348–1424). A bawdy tale, it relates how an abbess...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2017) 4 (2): 181–190.
Published: 01 May 2017
... through the sections of this text, be it as rain, as tears, as sea, as metaphor, as body, as energy. The author suggests that, for black trans people in the African diaspora, trans travel narratives evoke the metaphor of transitioning in the similar ways that M. Jacqui Alexander works with the metaphor of...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 November 2014) 1 (4): 523–538.
Published: 01 November 2014
... this process parallel to the narrative of how they understood the process of gender transition. This investigation reveals how aspects of their shared aesthetic can be traced to common struggles, shared literary mentors, and other factors such as how these poets have had to invent their own readership...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 November 2014) 1 (4): 590–604.
Published: 01 November 2014
... conceives of a trans literary history that is methodologically invested in a hermeneutics of resonance rather than in the pursuit of mimesis. In doing so, it articulates how trans temporalities might animate literary texts by inspiring new methods for reinterpreting both personal and cultural narratives...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2017) 4 (2): 170–180.
Published: 01 May 2017
... neutral disembodied collection of objects that create and inscribe a narrative of struggle and resistance that always begins with whiteness and that is used too often in the service of homonationalism, gay imperialism, and the vilification of the less progressive other. The author suggests that we start...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 November 2017) 4 (3-4): 608–626.
Published: 01 November 2017
.... The author uses the narrative of Transparent as a springboard to consider how loss figures (and fails to figure) in the “event” of coming out as transgender. Maura “loses” Morton, and her children “lose” their father, yet faced with Maura's presence, their loss remains opaque. Maura's coming out thus...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2018) 5 (2): 251–267.
Published: 01 May 2018
... stress. Beginning with a contextualization of genderqueerness and an explanation of the terms trans-peripheral and queer , the article moves from a narrative account of surgical experience to a theory that grounds poetics as a complement to the politics of selfhood. Copyright © 2018 by Duke University...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 August 2018) 5 (3): 355–377.
Published: 01 August 2018
... glamorous forms of feminine beauty nests within efforts to achieve visibility on the national stage. Waria also describe their gendered embodiment in terms of a personal narrative of self-actualization that sees it as one aspect of a process they call becoming. However, waria do not see déndong primarily as...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2016) 3 (1-2): 254–258.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Cristan Williams Abstract This article reviews the ways in which radical feminism has been and continues to be trans inclusive. Trans inclusive radical feminist opinion leaders, groups, and events are reviewed and contrasted against a popular media narrative that asserts that radical feminism takes...
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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 November 2018) 5 (4): 638–647.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Asato Ikeda Abstract Should we discuss practices around sex and sexuality in early modern Japan as a distinct, foreign phenomenon entirely unique to the period and culture, or can we somehow draw a genealogy and create a trans-historical narrative that ends with today's LGBTQ+ culture? These...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 February 2019) 6 (1): 4–19.
Published: 01 February 2019
... self-growth, thus challenging fictions about using self-care to “overcome” disability and gender-based violence. In exposing the narrative process by which insomnia is constructed, this crip reading of Nevada reimagines the representational possibilities for bodies that fail to sleep. Copyright...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 February 2018) 5 (1): 9–29.
Published: 01 February 2018
... feminism” enter collective memory as an exclusionary thing distinct from the experiences, labor, and critiques by feminists of color and trans and queer people of the same era? And why, when existing nuanced narratives might invite us to deeper analysis, are stories of exclusion and abjection so magnetic...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 February 2019) 6 (1): 103–116.
Published: 01 February 2019
... authors argue that the critical value of the transsexual lies precisely in her being an obstacle to romantic narratives of antinormative queerness. Copyright © 2019 by Duke University Press 2019 transsexual transgender studies narrative emplotment gender clinics antinormativity Andrea...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 February 2017) 4 (1): 135–140.
Published: 01 February 2017
.... Production and exhibition of a film provokes engagement with the subject, inviting reading, interpretation, and misinterpretation. Dallas Buyers Club (dir. Jean-Marc Vallee, 2013) sits uneasily with contemporary transliterate (Ford 2014, 2016) audiences. The trans* body is misrepresented through a narrative...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 August 2014) 1 (3): 352–367.
Published: 01 August 2014
...Giancarlo Cornejo Abstract This hybrid essay/narrative attempts to give an account of the survival of a “queer” subject, specifically a trans child living in Lima, Peru, in the 1950s and 1960s. My theoretical claims may be simple, but the survival of this trans child was anything but simple. The...