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TSQ (2020) 7 (1): 56–76.
Published: 01 February 2020
...Tobias B. D. Wiggins Abstract Transgender people have long been associated with sexual perversion. For example, many early versions of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders ( DSM ) infamously categorized any gender variance as sexual deviance or paraphilia. This article...
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TSQ (2021) 8 (2): 199–206.
Published: 01 May 2021
... to an epistemology that dispels the dichotomy between a perverse sexual past and a civilized modern sexual citizenship, and between a liberated North and a backward South. Copyright © 2021 by Duke University Press 2021 Italy Southern epistemologies meridian thought MIT law 164 of 1982 Inaugurated...
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TSQ (2020) 7 (4): 646–656.
Published: 01 November 2020
...Gabriel N. Rosenberg Abstract COVID-19, like HIV/AIDS before it, is being allegorized as a cost of perverse intimacies with nature. This essay surveys three scenes of intimate zoonotic exchange—the jungle, the wet market, and the pork plant—and maps how each contributes to the operation of racial...
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TSQ (2019) 6 (3): 315–337.
Published: 01 August 2019
..., but in its first hundred years, it was widely regarded as perverse, effeminate, and depraved. Early evangelical Christianity threatened to destabilize social and political orders, to drive the masses “out of their senses,” and to throw gender norms into chaos. This article argues that attention to “trans...
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TSQ (2014) 1 (3): 368–386.
Published: 01 August 2014
... inversion or environmental perversion? The discussion had recently arisen in reference to Europeans themselves; should such individuals be read as “inverts” who were innately predisposed to certain forms of gender/sexual difference, or were they “perverts” who have been conditioned into such proclivities...
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TSQ (2017) 4 (3-4): 556–576.
Published: 01 November 2017
... that returns via Mieli's rereading of the Freudian “polymorphous perverse”: “Society acts in a repressive way upon children via educastration, with the purpose of constraining them to suppress their genetic sexual tendencies which it deems ‘perverse.’ . . . Educastration's goal is the transformation...
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TSQ (2020) 7 (4): 573–584.
Published: 01 November 2020
... on the one hand of governing the perversity of groups and individuals through behavioral and cultural modification programs (Geary 2011 ; Patton 1996 ; Schiller 1992 ), from safer sex and drug-injection harm reduction to abstinence and criminalization; and on the other hand, of pursuing the techno...
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TSQ (2017) 4 (3-4): 647–653.
Published: 01 November 2017
... and exploitative yet culturally normalized fashion. In a perverse way, this style of show created a type of visibility needed for trans narratives to exist in public. Slowly, trans characters started to appear in mainstream Mexican, Latinx, and Spanish-language media in the United States, for instance, “La Agrado...
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TSQ (2020) 7 (1): 1–4.
Published: 01 February 2020
... the medicalized transsexual” is “the very place where trans studies has lived and will die” (Chu and Drager 2019 : 107), Tobias B. D. Wiggins's essay, “A Perverse Solution to Misplaced Distress: Trans Subjects and Clinical Disavowal,” helps move us away from that familiar locus. It investigates how the medical...
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TSQ (2015) 2 (1): 179–184.
Published: 01 February 2015
... and Education see them as medical challenges to be solved for the greater good of public order. The discourse of perverse criminality is a recognizable trope as well, as the well-known story of Asghar Qatil, a 1930s gay serial killer, illustrates. By the early 1970s, popular culture and journalism approach...
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TSQ (2016) 3 (1-2): 315–320.
Published: 01 May 2016
... when Ochoa discusses a fundamental contradiction that is not necessarily resolved in the book. (There is no need to resolve it, to tame its extraordinary pull.) It is stated succinctly in the following manner: “The perversions of modernity that seek to normalize, or perhaps extinguish, our messy bodies...
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TSQ (2019) 6 (1): 103–116.
Published: 01 February 2019
... feminism? Enke urges us to pay attention to collective memory and how often it is more a reflection of the present than of the past. They wonder, why we are so “perversely attached” to a legacy of second-wave feminism that frames this time as only a place of injury and victimization for trans people (17...
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TSQ (2014) 1 (1-2): 47–49.
Published: 01 May 2014
... and a defining methodological position on addressing it (to which this account of transgender capacity is indebted) is J. Jack Halberstam's discussion of “perverse presentism” in Female Masculinity ( 1998 : 50–59). ...
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TSQ (2014) 1 (1-2): 249–251.
Published: 01 May 2014
... herself as a woman living within the binary and in accordance with norms of womanhood. A robust definition of this type ironically invalidates her gender identity in order to function as an account of transphobia. That is, it perversely enacts a verbal hostility that it fails to explain. I therefore...
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TSQ (2015) 2 (4): 725–728.
Published: 01 November 2015
... tales about metamorphosis, the “Legend of the White Snake.” Examining salient examples from Ming-dynasty literature to 1990s novels, films, and TV series, Wong argues that a vexed relationship obtains between perverse, demonized femininity and transgender embodiment, a relationship that mutates across...
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TSQ (2020) 7 (3): 489–498.
Published: 01 August 2020
....” In refusing the narrative of consequences and the fictions about the subject that it requires, Acker specifically obsesses over the problem of adolescence. At some level of abstraction, each of Acker's novels could be considered a perversion of a bildungsroman. Her literary world is all Bildung...
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TSQ (2014) 1 (1-2): 165–168.
Published: 01 May 2014
... ; Salamon 2010 ; Shepherdson 1994 ). These theorists support Lacan's reading of sexuality as rooted in the polymorphous perversity of infantile sexuality and in the sexual drives that are not gender specific as well as his view that sexual positions of masculinity and femininity are taken up based...
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TSQ (2017) 4 (3-4): 384–404.
Published: 01 November 2017
... institutionalized transphobia, governments, lawmakers, and other authorities attempt to control trans people, for example, barring them from using the appropriate public restrooms. In this case, the authorities and their supporters also deny the reality of trans, viewing trans women, for example, as perverse men...
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TSQ (2015) 2 (2): 189–194.
Published: 01 May 2015
... alike, simultaneously innocent and polymorphously perverse in its slumbering intimacy. This ambiguous figure enfolds the human, perhaps in the manner of a protective older sibling ontologically and temporally prior to the emergence of the human, or perhaps in the manner of a future descendant reaching...
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TSQ (2018) 5 (2): 290–294.
Published: 01 May 2018
... “that homosexuality, and the violence against it, did not emerge in isolation but in a space of habitual normal cruelty against bodies constructed as weak, perverse, or abhorrent” (58). Hirschfeld's interest in dissociating pedophilia from homosexuality, for example, something he deemed necessary to help...