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TSQ (2016) 3 (3-4): 412–432.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Jeff Roy Abstract This article analyzes discourses and performance practices in India's hijra and transgender communities through a comparison of badhai s (ritualistic acoustic music and dance performed by hijra s) and dances from the professional transgender-led troupe known as the Dancing Queens...
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TSQ (2014) 1 (4): 501–516.
Published: 01 November 2014
... potential. Copyright © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014 transfeminism feminist killjoy political affects reparative reading transgender cultural and performance studies dialectical criticism cabaret studies How do we create a culture where we love trans women? —Laverne Cox, “Remixing...
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TSQ (2014) 1 (4): 559–571.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Dredge Byung'chu Käng Abstract Inter-Asian cultural flows are transforming everyday Thai gender practices and performances in unexpected ways. The most striking example is the way in which Korean popular music, or K-pop, is molding contemporary beauty and dance aesthetics through cover dance, the...
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TSQ (2014) 1 (4): 614–619.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Dominic Johnson; Dominic Johnson Abstract In this excerpt of an interview held in 2013, artist Tobaron Waxman discusses their artwork and its relationship to the politics and limits of transgender representation. Rather than relying on the body as the sign of trans, Waxman's recent performance work...
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TSQ (2019) 6 (2): 260–268.
Published: 01 May 2019
... La Chica Boom, two artists who utilize ironic avant-garde, spectacle-driven kitsch performance aesthetics in their own right. Bustamante and Ibarra very specifically curated the performances to explore and embody the limits of the human in relation to the Latinx body, which interestingly pushes...
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Published: 01 November 2016
Figure 1. Performance by Abhina Aher of the Dancing Queens at the Third National Hijra Habba , sponsored by Project Pehchān and India HIV/AIDS Alliance, Delhi; still from video footage captured by the author, June 30, 2015 Figure 1. Performance by Abhina Aher of the Dancing Queens at the More
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Published: 01 November 2016
Figure 1. Image from the performance of Trans Gender Moves . Photograph by Rupert Müller Figure 1. Image from the performance of Trans Gender Moves. Photograph by Rupert Müller More
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Published: 01 November 2016
Figure 2. Image from the performance of Trans Gender Moves . Photograph by Alex Giegold Figure 2. Image from the performance of Trans Gender Moves. Photograph by Alex Giegold More
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TSQ (2014) 1 (4): 552–558.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Susana Vargas Cervantes Abstract In this essay, I analyze representative photographs of mujercitos ' posing for Alarma! , contextualizing them through their labor as sex workers within the pigmentocratic system of Mexico. I read their gender performance as reflecting their desire to access class...
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TSQ (2019) 6 (2): 164–179.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Cynthia Citlallin Delgado Huitrón Abstract In 2017, Mexican transfeminist artist and activist Lia García (La Novia Sirena) made weekly visits to dorm 10Bis of the prison Reclusorio Norte, engaging in performative actions with a group of cis-male prisoners. Sprouting from images of Proyecto 10Bis...
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TSQ (2019) 6 (4): 481–490.
Published: 01 November 2019
...LaVelle Ridley Abstract In this article the author focuses on Mya Taylor's singing performance as Alexandra in the 2015 comedy-drama film Tangerine as a performative index of black trans women's futures. Contextualizing her performance within the larger, dangerous world for most black trans sex...
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TSQ (2019) 6 (3): 297–314.
Published: 01 August 2019
...Claire Pamment Abstract Pakistani hijra / khwaja siras make up structured communities of feminine-identified gender-variant persons who have long but marginalized traditions of performing religious-cultural roles. Supreme Court rulings in 2009, promising rights to marginalized khwaja siras, have...
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TSQ (2014) 1 (1-2): 148–150.
Published: 01 May 2014
... . Sedgwick Eve Kosofsky . 1993 . “ Queer Performativity: Henry James's The Art of the Novel .” GLQ 1 , no. 1 : 1 – 16 . Stone Sandy . (1987) 2006 . “ The Empire Strikes Back: A Posttranssexual Manifesto .” In Stryker and Whittle , Transgender Studies Reader , 221 – 35...
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TSQ (2014) 1 (1-2): 273–279.
Published: 01 May 2014
... is drawn. In film, dance, and visual and relational performance, the artists contest conventional social constructions of transgender and articulate existential possibility in ways that contribute to and echo the development of new ideas about embodiment. Figure 1. Images from performance of...
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Published: 01 November 2015
Figure 1. Susanna Valenti performing onstage at the Wigwam at Casa Susanna in a photo that appeared in Transvestia , no. 11, October 1961. All photographs are from the author's personal archive. Figure 1. Susanna Valenti performing onstage at the Wigwam at Casa Susanna in a photo that More
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TSQ (2015) 2 (2): 261–279.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Nicole Seymour Abstract This article considers the performances of “animal drag” that appear across the affiliated US media projects of Jackass (the television program and film franchise) and Wildboyz (the television program). Drawing on transgender studies scholarship, as well as recent work in...
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TSQ (2016) 3 (3-4): 611–617.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Figure 1. Image from the performance of Trans Gender Moves . Photograph by Rupert Müller Figure 1. Image from the performance of Trans Gender Moves. Photograph by Rupert Müller ...
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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 (2016) 3 (3-4): 552–568.
Published: 01 November 2016
... text, how might this textual transformation perform an implicit critique on the usage of language as cultural hegemony—not only in the dissemination of gender norms as an integral part of the ideology of authoritarian nation-states, but also in the transnational imposition of such regimes in the...
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TSQ (2017) 4 (1): 128–134.
Published: 01 February 2017
...Cory G. Collins Abstract RuPaul's Drag Race ( RPDR ) is a reality television competition program for drag queens that has continued to expand its popularity, both in the LGBT population and in wider audiences. Drag queens and their highlighting of performativity have long been notable for scholars...