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TSQ (2020) 7 (1): 37–55.
Published: 01 February 2020
...Fadi Saleh Abstract In this article, the author foregrounds transgender as a useful category of analysis to shed light on the issue of gender variance and its articulations within the encounter between Syrian queer and gender-variant refugees and the humanitarian-asylum complex. Based...
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TSQ (2017) 4 (1): 61–77.
Published: 01 February 2017
...B Camminga Abstract South Africa is the only country on the African continent that not only recognizes but also constitutionally protects and offers asylum to transgender-identified individuals. On entering the country, an individual has fourteen days to report to a Refugee Reception Office...
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TSQ (2021) 8 (2): 145–157.
Published: 01 May 2021
... of refugees and trans folks in accessing basic services, such as health care, education, and employment, and has brought more attention to their already long-entrenched experiences of social and physical isolation (Fedorko, Ogrm, and Kurmanov 2021 ). The crisis has served to intensify regimes...
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TSQ (2020) 7 (1): 1–4.
Published: 01 February 2020
.... “Transgender as a Humanitarian Category: The Case of Syrian Queer and Gender-Variant Refugees in Turkey,” by Fadi Saleh, offers a timely contribution to international debates about immigration, asylum, and the refugee crisis. It investigates the material consequences of the categories “transgender...
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TSQ (2018) 5 (4): 648–657.
Published: 01 November 2018
... to us because at the time of making and conceptualizing the film (and still, to this day) there are over 2 million Syrian refugees and displaced peoples in Lebanon, and they are subject to a xenophobic, highly racialized and sexualized security state. In fact, a discourse of homophobia is emerging...
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TSQ (2014) 1 (1-2): 28–30.
Published: 01 May 2014
... and relationship of trans migrants to the US state. Asylum law and policy developed in the post–World War II period and was codified in the United States with the passage of the Refugee Act of 1980. The Act adopted the United Nations' definition of a refugee — which also applies to asylum seekers — as anyone...
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TSQ (2017) 4 (2): 275–295.
Published: 01 May 2017
... of unfixing openness. In the beginning was, in fact, trans*—because in the beginning stars floating without laws set in motion that originary trans*-ness, the fundamental openness of our world. So while I am certainly speaking about those “refugee[s] without citizenship” known as transgender and gender...
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TSQ (2017) 4 (1): 4–15.
Published: 01 February 2017
... study of undocumented trans and nonbinary asylum seekers in South Africa—one of the few countries in the world that offers asylum to people based on their trans or gender-variant status. Camminga charts the problems encountered by refugees who seek to register with a Refugee Register Office by examining...
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TSQ (2020) 7 (4): 663–669.
Published: 01 November 2020
... of Trans* Politics in the Global North and West .” TSQ 6 , no. 1 : 64 – 69 . Saleh Fadi . 2020 . “ Transgender as a Humanitarian Category: The Case of Syrian Queer and Gender-Variant Refugees in Turkey .” TSQ 7 , no. 1 : 37 – 55 . Snorton C. Riley , and Haritaworn Jin...
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TSQ (2020) 7 (1): 126–131.
Published: 01 February 2020
... genealogies of mobility in his book, Mobile Subjects . Mobility is not simply a geographical movement or movement between different spaces. It is also the ability to transcend one's class position (17–18). In times of global refugee crisis, how do we think of mobility, which could mean assimilation...
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TSQ (2021) 8 (2): 257–264.
Published: 01 May 2021
... scene” (Theis 2015 ); Trans*_Homo (2012), which investigated what gay and lesbian could mean for trans people; and The Lightest Shade of Aflatoon (2017), which was the SMU's first exhibition to focus on the perspectives of queer refugees. The fourth section, “Transformations,” speculated about...
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TSQ (2018) 5 (1): 30–48.
Published: 01 February 2018
... has publicly voiced vehement opposition to Merkel's ostensibly open refugee politics, has asserted that “the German government has surrendered itself to an act of nonsovereignty through” what he terms “an overrunning [ Überrollung ]” ( 2016 ). That Sloterdijk would directly appeal...
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TSQ (2021) 8 (2): 238–256.
Published: 01 May 2021
... Refugees and the Imagined South Africa: Bodies over Borders and Borders over Bodies . New York : Palgrave . Carby Hazel . (1982) 1997 . “ White Woman Listen! Black Feminism and the Boundaries of Sisterhood .” In Materialist Feminism: A Reader in Class, Difference, and Women's Lives , edited...
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TSQ (2017) 4 (2): 301–310.
Published: 01 May 2017
... in the media; and about the everyday life stories of Black people in Germany. It deals with topics such as racial profiling, the role of human rights, and refugee activism. Also, dimensions of discrimination such as audism (discrimination against deaf people) that have rarely been discussed so far are rendered...
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TSQ (2016) 3 (1-2): 5–14.
Published: 01 May 2016
...” movements, and support for immigrants, refugees, and the undocumented; in some contexts, it is understood as a substitute for, and successor to, an anglophone queer theory and activism deemed too disembodied, and too linguistically foreign, to be culturally relevant. Transfeminismo , rather than imagining...
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TSQ (2020) 7 (3): 489–498.
Published: 01 August 2020
... on childhood as the refused object, transforming time into space, childhood into a desert; dropping Rimbaud's first-person plural for a first-person singular, she makes her poet promise to “be—forever—a refugee from my childhood.” Her slant translation echoes forward and backward in her chapter. At one...
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TSQ (2021) 8 (1): 121–131.
Published: 01 February 2021
... to one of several countries accepting Cuban refugees. Adela, seeing a chance to escape to a more liberal space, decides to leave Cuba. She goes to the appointed transportation area, and after being beaten by a group of Cuban loyalists and waiting on a beach for eight days, finally boards a boat leaving...
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TSQ (2017) 4 (1): 16–27.
Published: 01 February 2017
... of privilege and the failure of racial and international hierarchies, which right-wing populism offers to restore. In that case, refugee advocates who hope to change attitudes by stories of suffering and victimization are not likely to be successful. The people whom Donald Trump, Boris Johnson, the UK...
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TSQ (2017) 4 (2): 170–180.
Published: 01 May 2017
... in the Stonewall Riots and for helping to set up supportive programming for black trans women across the United States. References Butler Octavia E. 2012 . Parable of the Sower . New York : Open Road Media . Dadui Kusha . Forthcoming. “ LGBT Refugees and Canadian Border Imperialism...
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TSQ (2020) 7 (4): 585–597.
Published: 01 November 2020
... social exclusion depends on the elements we use to analyze this concept beyond a particular group and in a particular institution (O'Donnell, O'Donovan, and Elmusharaf 2018 ). In this article, social exclusion covers people who have been stigmatized and marginalized and also migrants and refugees...