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TSQ (2016) 3 (1-2): 158–164.
Published: 01 May 2016
... Pakistan In his study of queer and black self-making in Cuba, Jafari Allen describes the politics of his project as one that “insists on recording the real while also mining those spaces for moments, experiences, and roadmaps toward freedom” ( 2011 : 3). Allen's approach has informed my own...
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TSQ (2021) 8 (1): 96–112.
Published: 01 February 2021
...Omar Kasmani Abstract Futuring trans* is a deliberation on the emergence of transgender alongside khwajasara , both newer terms in Pakistan that acquire distinctly temporal agencies insofar as these untether individuals from difficult histories and offer new affective means for future making. Not...
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TSQ (2019) 6 (3): 297–314.
Published: 01 August 2019
... khwaja siras are turning away from the spaces of legitimacy that Sufism once offered and toward the liberal language of human rights to make claims for recognition, the author argues that these pious performances continue to provide a potent force for transgender activism in Pakistan. Much has been...
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TSQ (2021) 8 (1): 1–3.
Published: 01 February 2021
... period, trans necropolitics and hauntology, transfeminist sports studies, and the futurity of transgender and khwaja-sira in Pakistan. The essays in this general issue offer insight into diverse sites of inquiry that span geographical locations, body technologies, time periods, and genre. Leading...
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TSQ (2018) 5 (3): 321–331.
Published: 01 August 2018
... imagination as well as in the academe, hijra has come to be recognized as a pan-Indian phenomenon often to the neglect of hijra cultures in other South Asian countries, namely, Bangladesh, Nepal, and Pakistan. This article argues that the extant India-mediated focus on the hijra should not to be dismissed as...
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TSQ (2014) 1 (1-2): 89–91.
Published: 01 May 2014
... Sukkur, Pakistan, to Miss Major's words that anoint this essay, these forms of gender self-determination, even if left unnamed, argue that national liberation and the overthrow of colonial and carceral rule must be grown together with gender liberation (see Littauer 2012 ). Gender self-determination...
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TSQ (2015) 2 (1): 148–159.
Published: 01 February 2015
... comparisons that shine light on additional conceptual ambiguities. For example, Altaf ( 2008 ) compares hijras with male sex workers whereas Shaw and colleagues ( 2011 ) compare hijra sex workers with male sex workers in urban Pakistan. A 2008 study in Ho Chi Minh City that recruited men who have sex with...
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TSQ (2019) 6 (3): 283–296.
Published: 01 August 2019
..., in “Performing Piety in Pakistan's Transgender Rights Movement,” positions the ritual performances of the khwaja siras as a subaltern embodied activism that negotiates multiple layers of exclusion. Employing a performance studies perspective on Muslim ritual, Pamment describes the effects of a...
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TSQ (2014) 1 (1-2): 68–73.
Published: 01 May 2014
... access transition-related care through public and private health insurance, the organization Nadia Echazú works to improve trans access to education and employment beyond the sex industry ( Baird 2013 ). In locales such as Thailand, India, Pakistan, and the Yucatan region of Mexico, where there is an...
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TSQ (2020) 7 (1): 126–131.
Published: 01 February 2020
... it is Kashmir, forever stuck between India and Pakistan's brutal nationalist aspirations and the lone figure of the woman who almost blends into the landscape, disrupting the couple form exemplified by honeymoon images. The empty, picturesque landscape is unknowable and unlocatable, and it is in this...
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TSQ (2019) 6 (4): 667–675.
Published: 01 November 2019
... which the aggregated surveillance data of suspected insurgents in Yemen, Pakistan, and Somalia is measured against vectorized “terrorist” behavior patterns in a biometrics of risk calculation, an identification of a body's terrorist potential, and the forestalling of that potential's actualization...
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TSQ (2017) 4 (1): 28–44.
Published: 01 February 2017
... TransTech could begin helping trans people across the world—in India, Thailand, and Pakistan—by offering them freelance work at their home country's living wage, she failed to mention that those wages would likely be just a fraction of those earned in the Global North. What emerges, then, are trans economic...
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TSQ (2016) 3 (1-2): 5–14.
Published: 01 May 2016
... science studies in the biological sciences, the relevance of the new materialism for trans studies, khwaja sira activism in Pakistan, radical hip-hop in Germany, grass-roots health activism in the United States and Latin America, questions of assisted reproduction for trans women of color in the United...
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TSQ (2018) 5 (3): 298–310.
Published: 01 August 2018
... supplant a national frame defined around Indian hegemony. Part of the problem with the growing literature on queer South Asia, Hossain suggests, lies in the power dynamics that makes invisible other regions such as Pakistan, Nepal, Bangladesh, and Bhutan. His ethnographic fieldwork in Bangladesh shows, for...
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TSQ (2016) 3 (3-4): 412–432.
Published: 01 November 2016
... in rural and urban locales in the countries of Bangladesh, India, and Pakistan and possess a variety of cultural belief systems and structures. The common denominator among most hijras is that they leave their place and/or family of origin and choose, or become subject to, a way of life within a...
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TSQ (2017) 4 (1): 61–77.
Published: 01 February 2017
... 2010 : 54). Since 2000, discussions about sex/gender markers, their meaning, and their utility have been in flux, presenting several options for addressing these issues in South Africa. While some states, namely, Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, and Nepal, countries with historically acknowledged “third...