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TSQ (2015) 2 (4): 666–672.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Elspeth H. Brown Abstract This piece discusses current trans oral history projects that bring together feminist methodologies, transgender studies, and queer archives. I offer a map of some of these oral history projects, and their archive partners, while offering some reflections concerning how...
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TSQ (2015) 2 (4): 553–564.
Published: 01 November 2015
..., it is a uniquely rich documentation of a subcultural community spanning over thirty years. The author discusses a critical shift in my handling of these archival materials, beginning with a slide show entitled “The $10,000 Woman.” The incorporation of oral histories by trans women in the photograph archive turned...
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TSQ (2015) 2 (4): 565–577.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Maxe Crandall; Selby Wynn Schwartz Abstract This article explores the performance practices of Sean Dorsey, modern dance's first out transgender choreographer, in order to consider one embodied strategy for staging transgender histories. Utilizing extant LGBTQ archives, and then collecting oral...
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TSQ (2018) 5 (4): 574–588.
Published: 01 November 2018
.... Alongside archival sources, the other main place where records of Two-Spirit people can be found is in Indigenous oral traditions. Oral traditions come with their own set of strengths and difficulties for people trying to understand Two-Spirit history. While oral tradition comes directly from Indigenous...
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TSQ (2015) 2 (4): 607–613.
Published: 01 November 2015
... more readily accessible through cataloging and finding aids. For example, the University of Minnesota Archives has materials on the University's Transgender Commission and the Transsexual Research Project. 7 Finally, we have just been awarded a major grant to conduct a multiyear oral history...
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TSQ (2015) 2 (4): 539–543.
Published: 01 November 2015
... institutions interested in collecting and disseminating transgender histories, and oral history projects that offer a different kind of evidence of lives that unsettle the naturalized gender binary. In doing so, the editors call our attention not only to pragmatic problems encountered by archival practitioners...
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TSQ (2017) 4 (1): 96–111.
Published: 01 February 2017
... 2017 trans employment working-class queers oral history queer ethnographic method truck drivers Trucking is a powerful symbol in the United States—of independence, motion, and sex. For transwomen who drive trucks, all the hardships of the job are amplified, but so is the sense...
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TSQ (2015) 2 (4): 544–552.
Published: 01 November 2015
..., and, in two cases, building grassroots collections from the ground up. Three out of the four articles discuss oral history as a strategy for confronting archival absences, which makes sense—it involves dynamic participation by both interviewers and interviewees, it provides an on-the-ground way to create...
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TSQ (2019) 6 (2): 194–209.
Published: 01 May 2019
... of Chile, there have been a handful of studies on dictatorial violence against trans and travesti women, including the work of Víctor Hugo Robles ( 2008 ), Óscar Contardo ( 2012 ), and Juan Carlos Garrido ( 2016 ). Garrido uses oral history to analyze the violence enacted through article 373 of the Chilean...
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TSQ (2016) 3 (1-2): 95–103.
Published: 01 May 2016
... , July : 4 – 8 . Murray Pauli . 1950 . States' Laws on Race and Color . Athens : University of Georgia Press . Murray Pauli . 1976 . “ A Legal Activist Discusses Her Work in the Civil Rights and Women's Liberation Movements .” Oral History Interview with Pauli Murray, February 13...
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TSQ (2018) 5 (3): 443–455.
Published: 01 August 2018
... from the local political economy. For this research, I rely on a mixed-method approach that combines oral history inquiry and critical compositional analysis. Oral history and surveys have only recently been considered by LGBT scholars and have been conducted only on older gay men in Hong Kong...
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TSQ (2019) 6 (2): 145–155.
Published: 01 May 2019
... Hiner and Juan Carlos Garrido describe ethnographic interviews they conducted with trans and travesti informants throughout Chile whose testimonies were excluded from official reports of state violence during dictatorship. Through oral histories, these trans and travesti subjects spoke of experiencing...
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TSQ (2018) 5 (1): 9–29.
Published: 01 February 2018
... individuals such as Miss Major, Sylvia Rivera ( 2001 ), Kate Bornstein, Leslie Feinberg, Riki Wilchins, and Lou Sullivan; monographs such as C. Riley Snorton's Black on Both Sides ( 2017 ); online archives such as the Digital Transgender Archive and Transgender Berkeley; and interview and oral history...
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TSQ (2016) 3 (3-4): 618–627.
Published: 01 November 2016
... on my research on queer and trans Latinas/os in Los Angeles, using oral history interviews and a cultural studies approach, and builds on scholarship by Chicana/o and Latina/o scholars who have explored the role of fashion and aesthetic choices as resistance for people of color and jotería ( Hurtado...
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TSQ (2017) 4 (2): 317–321.
Published: 01 May 2017
... generally—about ethics, ownership and rights, private lives in public light, truth and interpretation. Perhaps one of its most powerful appeals is that it opens rather than forecloses meaning and interpretation. Davidmann had been photographing and recording oral histories within transgender and queer...
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TSQ (2019) 6 (2): 156–163.
Published: 01 May 2019
... and nemeses alike, and they record oral histories each time another transwoman arrives with new photographs to scan. Most recently, the archive was awarded first place out of all competing archives in Latin America for the Preservación y Acceso Documental Prize granted by major foundation Ibermemoria Sonora y...
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TSQ (2019) 6 (3): 424–428.
Published: 01 August 2019
... forced migration and enslavement. Ifa and its practices are passed down through oral history and through practicing ritual. Patakis (stories) are sacred texts that are memorized and passed down through spiritual lineage. Sacred written text is not considered a trusted source; embodied ancestral memory...
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TSQ (2018) 5 (3): 298–310.
Published: 01 August 2018
... the backdrop of Suharto's New Order (1967–98), his interdisciplinary essay combines archival documents, oral histories, and photographic images to explore the changing relationship between gender presentation and understandings of the self. To be sure, this dynamic era witnessed fiery denunciations...
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TSQ (2018) 5 (3): 355–377.
Published: 01 August 2018
... are especially important in this case because of the scarcity of official sources about the everyday practices among waria during the 1970s and 1980s in particular. Throughout, I supplement interview and photographic data where necessary with archival sources and oral history to better contextualize...
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TSQ (2014) 1 (4): 620–626.
Published: 01 November 2014
... Singer recorded a number of oral history interviews with trans cultural producers for a prospective dissertation on trans art. One of the leading voices was that of San Francisco–based curator, artist, and activist Jordy Jones. Jones's curatorial work was influential in shaping a vision of trans art...