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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 February 2015) 2 (1): 58–76.
Published: 01 February 2015
...T. Benjamin Singer Abstract This article argues that activist claims about the erasure of transgender people in public health settings and research studies obscure a profusion of trans- and gender-nonconforming identities, embodiments, and terminology in public health contexts. Using the concept of...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 November 2016) 3 (3-4): 357–375.
Published: 01 November 2016
... analysis to critique the pathologization of gender-variant identities in different sociocultural contexts, avoiding a Eurocentric frame of reference. Copyright © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 travesti public health sex reassignment medicalization translation Since 2008, the Brazilian...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 November 2016) 3 (3-4): 388–411.
Published: 01 November 2016
... Mexico City since 2012. The support group is inside the first and primary public health institution that has offered medical attention to trans* persons, whether transsexual or transgender, since 2009 as a part of public insurance. This article presents as much the history of the group—its origins and...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2018) 5 (2): 281–289.
Published: 01 May 2018
... social media presence has since then increased and spread across media platforms (YouTube, Tumblr, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, etc.). In this interview, Raun and FinnTheInficible discuss issues such as sensitivity and empowerment in relation to the public sharing of personal experiences with having...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2018) 5 (2): 190–206.
Published: 01 May 2018
... gender affirming care was guaranteed as part of the constitutional right to health (Associated Press 2007 ; Ventura 2011 ). This decision, which came out of an ação civil pública (public class-action lawsuit) initiated by transgender patients within the public health-care system, is part of a broader...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2016) 3 (1-2): 120–136.
Published: 01 May 2016
... ( 1992 ) classically describes the clinical encounter as a “diagnostic battlefield” across which “transsexuals and clinicians continue to face off” (298). In the near quarter century since Stone's publication, trans health has shifted in a variety of ways, and some of its very critiques have even been...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 February 2015) 2 (1): 34–57.
Published: 01 February 2015
... individual, interpersonal, organizational, community, and public policy levels influence population health (see fig. 1 ). Gender is also sociohistorically and culturally dependent, meaning gender diversity manifests differently in various contexts and settings and over time. Dimensions of gender are...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 February 2015) 2 (1): 136–147.
Published: 01 February 2015
... . 2014 . “ The Lyon-Martin Story .” lyon-martin.org/about-us/the-lyon-martin-story (accessed November 4, 2014 ). Melendez Rita M. 2006 . “ Health and Health Care among Male-to-Female Transgender Persons Who Are HIV Positive .” American Journal of Public Health 96 , no. 6 : 1034 – 37...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2014) 1 (1-2): 107–110.
Published: 01 May 2014
.... That inclusion must be a reference or a set of references not based in illness and, at the same time, able to create a path to health care, public or private insurance coverage, and legal recognition of trans* people's identities. Taking into account this last and seemingly unavoidable connection...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2018) 5 (2): 207–227.
Published: 01 May 2018
... international trends, shaped by local health system context and gender clinic history. The overall health-care system is a public/private mix, providing free treatment in public hospitals, with often lengthy waiting lists. Primary care is overwhelmingly private, with a government health insurance scheme...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 August 2015) 2 (3): 447–463.
Published: 01 August 2015
...Raquel (Lucas) Platero; Em Harsin Drager Abstract Trans*formative pedagogies are explored through dialogue between two trans* teachers working in Madrid public schools. The queer methodological approach of personal dialogue and reflection provides an inside perspective into the emergent development...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2018) 5 (2): 228–244.
Published: 01 May 2018
... . They may seek surgery to reduce gender dysphoria or to enhance gender euphoria. Professional literature and medical protocols such as the World Professional Association for Transgender Health's (WPATH) Standards of Care , version 7 ( SOC -7), have been developed to reflect the needs of people who want...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2016) 3 (1-2): 104–119.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Claudia Sofía Garriga-López Abstract This article provides an account of transfeminism as a grassroots political project rooted in material politics that has led to significant changes on transgender issues in Ecuadorian public policy over the past decade. Ecuadorian transfeminist activists firmly...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 February 2018) 5 (1): 100–110.
Published: 01 February 2018
... results at the 2011 symposium of the World Professional Association for Transgender Health. These results are now presented in print. Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 transgender descriptive terminology gender diversity In the vibrant world of transgender studies, a year...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 February 2017) 4 (1): 61–77.
Published: 01 February 2017
..., meaning that, as with Ava, access to state-provided gender-affirming health care such as hormones is entirely possible and fairly easily attained, at least for hormones. Access and availability of surgical interventions is far more limited, as the waiting list in the public health care system is...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 November 2015) 2 (4): 578–583.
Published: 01 November 2015
... publication, which forms part of the larger collection of an African trans archive, the authors provide a credible reference source to those doing research on, working with, or interested in knowing some of the history of African trans and gender-nonconforming persons, communities, and movements. A brief...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2019) 6 (2): 194–209.
Published: 01 May 2019
.... In particular, the authors propose that the use of the concept of human rights by truth commissions, as well as its inclusion in public policies, has largely excluded trans and travesti women. This text therefore introduces the concept of antitrans state terrorism and, given the limited studies that...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 November 2016) 3 (3-4): 628–636.
Published: 01 November 2016
... to serve as important resources for online information and discourse. This essay, first, locates the website within the history of transgender online publics and, second, considers their current complex position in the trans media landscape. In part, they serve as an accessible, living archive of...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2016) 3 (1-2): 235–245.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Stefania Voli Abstract In the late 1970s to the early 1980s, the Italian transsexual movement began gaining visibility in the public sphere, also making use of the feminist political lexicon. This contamination emerged in the life stories of some trans pioneers, who consider feminism a fundamental...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2014) 1 (1-2): 68–73.
Published: 01 May 2014
... service, legal, faith-based, employment, and educational outcomes. The phrase “multicultural competence” first surfaced in a mental health publication by psychologist Paul Pedersen in 1988 , a decade before “cultural competence” came into popular use. While health care institutions were the first to...