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TSQ (2020) 7 (1): 37–55.
Published: 01 February 2020
... on ethnographic fieldwork conducted with Syrian queer and gender-variant refugees in Istanbul in 2014 and 2015, this article contends that transgender as a term first circulates among the queer and gender-variant circles as a thinkable possibility primarily through its function as a humanitarian category...
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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 (2016) 3 (1-2): 65–73.
Published: 01 May 2016
... the south with the working-class Limeño Spanish of Itala/o, which is thereby domesticated. 8 His method remains under the thumb of colonizing epistemology inasmuch as it leaves the ethnographer removed from transcultural and multilingual interanimations. Finally, by deploying queer and queering...
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TSQ (2018) 5 (3): 298–310.
Published: 01 August 2018
... 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 example, that many hijras in Dhaka can at once embody the life of a heterosexual...
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TSQ (2017) 4 (2): 195–207.
Published: 01 May 2017
.... For a while, she was even engaged to a prominent public figure who is significantly older and had been a friend of the family. I met Kelly shortly after moving from Tucson, Arizona, to the southern coastal city of Jacmel in summer 2009 to conduct multisited ethnographic research about queer issues...
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TSQ (2014) 1 (3): 419–439.
Published: 01 August 2014
...), as a person, and as a trans/queer scholar-activist, the concept opens up (rather than forecloses) various ways of rethinking power and relationships. In my current work, I look at how my own positionality as an oʻiwi mahu ethnographer articulates a decolonial space for rethinking ethnographic...
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TSQ (2016) 3 (3-4): 333–356.
Published: 01 November 2016
... on Method in Translation History , “most histories of cultures find little place for uprooted intermediaries, who flicker around the chapter divisions as momentary and isolated figures. Intermediaries are accorded little history of their own. . . . To say that intermediaries, like translators, have culture...
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TSQ (2019) 6 (4): 472–480.
Published: 01 November 2019
... transformation stage and potentially rework binary cisgender—structured through whiteness—as a fundamental fault line defining the human and the territorial national body at the threshold between nature and culture. In Asegi Stories: Cherokee Queer and Two-Spirit Memory ( 2016 ), Qwo-li Driskill addresses...
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TSQ (2016) 3 (3-4): 653–660.
Published: 01 November 2016
... in southern Ontario; and Christine Labuski's extensive ethnographic data of women who experience chronic genital pain. Fifth, and finally, Asexualities effectively homes in on an asexual and sex-skeptical reading of the obligations and disciplinary tactics that are often held within prosex queer...
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TSQ (2018) 5 (4): 574–588.
Published: 01 November 2018
... The transgender native, the third gender, the berdache, the Two-Spirit—these figures, overlapping but not always identical, have become well-known images in both Indigenous and non-Indigenous queer and trans communities in the past thirty years. Both Indigenous and non-Indigenous people have laid claim...
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TSQ (2014) 1 (3): 320–337.
Published: 01 August 2014
...Aniruddha Dutta; Raina Roy Abstract This essay is a set of reflections arising out of prolonged conversations in which we compared notes on our respective experiences as activist (Raina) and ethnographer (Aniruddha) working among, and to different extents belonging to, gender/sexually marginalized...
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TSQ (2015) 2 (3): 395–410.
Published: 01 August 2015
... as an institutional declaration of trans inclusivity. My best friend was at the embattled vanguard of this struggle, a well-known trans man on campus and president of one of Smith's queer and trans student organizations. The agitated-for change has still not happened—to date, Smith has not changed its charter...
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TSQ (2016) 3 (3-4): 357–375.
Published: 01 November 2016
... the importance of sex-reassignment surgery as a signifier of authentic gender variance, while at the same time asserting travesti subjectivity as unique and distinct from both transsexuality and transgender identity. The author concludes that the academic community needs to develop new methods of analysis...
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TSQ (2014) 1 (3): 308–319.
Published: 01 August 2014
... on the intersections of queer studies and Native studies, Daniel Heath Justice, Mark Rifkin, and Bethany Schneider observe that despite queer studies' efforts to interrogate its “presumptive whiteness” and histories of racialization, these efforts still tend to efface the politics of indigeneity and settlement ( 2010...
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TSQ (2020) 7 (3): 321–331.
Published: 01 August 2020
...: Let's face it: Trans studies is over. If it isn't, it should be. Thus far, trans studies has largely failed to establish a robust, compelling set of theories, methods, and concepts that would distinguish itself from gender studies or queer studies. Stryker (2004) once wrote that trans studies was “queer...
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TSQ (2018) 5 (3): 404–424.
Published: 01 August 2018
... as method” (1997: 10) As Yue writes, this critical paradigm “highlights practices that decenter the globalized formation of ‘queer’” as it “moves away from framing queer Asia as a static geographical site and regional imaginary” and as it reorients “the flows, boundaries, and hierarchy of global queer...
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TSQ (2017) 4 (1): 78–95.
Published: 01 February 2017
... months that I spent there. As such, this article draws on ethnographic data to define the importance of affective labor to waria , rather than providing a detailed textual analysis of the documentaries produced about them. This was made possible because I participated in waria social life as much...
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TSQ (2015) 2 (1): 58–76.
Published: 01 February 2015
... classificatory schemas based on interrelational race- and class-based categorical imaginaries. This is exemplified by an ethnographically documented account of the Trans-health Information Project (TIP), a federally funded public health program. TIP created nonstandard safer-sex outreach packets that employed...
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TSQ (2018) 5 (3): 378–393.
Published: 01 August 2018
... of trans people, and so in addition to surveys and interviews, long-term ethnographic research is crucial for providing a much-needed texture to the lives of trans people in Korea. Scholars must continue to work with trans and queer activists to address manifestations of inequality and transphobia...
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TSQ (2019) 6 (4): 481–490.
Published: 01 November 2019
... that the visuality of Alexandra's performance registers how imagining otherly provides an escape route from those hegemonic systems. Here, I draw on Juana María Rodríguez's deployment of fantasy to underscore the complex maneuvers that imagining otherly offers. In her book Sexual Futures, Queer Gestures, and Other...