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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 November 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...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 November 2018) 5 (4): 621–637.
Published: 01 November 2018
..., the author explains how sex change worked as a device in Chile during that period. Then, the author discusses a leaflet with photographs of Marcia Alejandra, configured according to the rhetoric of “before” and “after” her gender reassignment surgery, in order to analyze how these images published in...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 August 2018) 5 (3): 378–393.
Published: 01 August 2018
... established the Korean Transgender Rights Organization Jogakbo, dedicated solely to trans rights and living as trans. Jogakbo continues to organize and host events, lectures, workshops, and discussions on topics ranging from FTM chest surgery, health, and hormones to sex reassignment, family, and work...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 November 2016) 3 (3-4): 448–461.
Published: 01 November 2016
... absolute need for complete sex reassignment”—at the other. Two key organizational events marked this change. The first one was the establishment of the Transgender Support Center in 1994. From the start, the center took an inclusive approach, something they have consistently continued to do. A year later...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 November 2017) 4 (3-4): 654–661.
Published: 01 November 2017
... Afsaneh Najmabadi transsexuality in Iran psychoanalysis and gender Afsaneh Najmabadi's Professing Selves: Transsexuality and Same-Sex Desire in Contemporary Iran (2014) narrates a fantasy reported by several candidates for sex-reassignment surgery (SRS), whose transitions happen in serial...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 November 2015) 2 (4): 553–564.
Published: 01 November 2015
... identifies as male. A transsexual woman, or TS as abbreviated by our contributors, denotes an individual who lives and works as a “passing” woman and has undergone hormone therapy in the form of pills or shots but has not necessarily sought sex-reassignment surgery. The change refers specifically to sex...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2014) 1 (1-2): 115–118.
Published: 01 May 2014
... for congenital intersex conditions, which are generally considered to be legitimate, sex reassignment operations for transgender people are more controversial in Islam. In Islamic bioethics, persons have only limited autonomy over their own bodies, which are understood to have been given to them in...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2014) 1 (1-2): 205–207.
Published: 01 May 2014
... of binary sex and gender. They are also (re)writing medical knowledge of human bodies and surgical practice, as surgeons, spurred by the needs of their patients, continue experimenting with new technologies and practices to produce better results. Trans people seek sex reassignment surgery for...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2018) 5 (2): 174–189.
Published: 01 May 2018
...? The very categories “trans surgeries” (or “sex-reassignment surgeries”) and “cosmetic surgeries” are internally diverse and solicit different justificatory strategies. As feminist critics of cosmetic surgery have amply demonstrated, the rationales that nontrans women invoke for particular procedures...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2014) 1 (1-2): 208–210.
Published: 01 May 2014
... of Care: The Hormonal and Surgical Sex Reassignment of Gender Dysphoric Persons . Galveston : Janus Information Facility, University of Texas Medical Branch . Spade Dean . 2011 . Normal Life: Administrative Violence, Critical Trans Politics, and the Limits of Law . Brooklyn, NY : South...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2014) 1 (1-2): 267–269.
Published: 01 May 2014
... First Person Authority .” In “You've Changed”: Sex Reassignment and Personal Identity , ed. Shrage Laurie , 98 – 120 . Oxford : Oxford University Press . Halberstam Judith . 1998 . Female Masculinity . Durham, NC : Duke University Press . Salamon Gayle . 2010 . Assuming...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 February 2018) 5 (1): 100–110.
Published: 01 February 2018
... Institute for Sexual Science in Berlin was a site of some of the earliest “sex change” or “sex reversal” surgical procedures, later referred to by English speakers as sex reassignment surgery, transsexual surgery, gender (or sex) confirmation surgery, and (most recently) gender affirmation (or affirming...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2014) 1 (1-2): 228–230.
Published: 01 May 2014
... obtaining regulated access to medical technologies of sex reassignment. Transability thus constructs a narrative of transsexuality, one that understands the goal of transition as passing, accepts a prediscursive origin of trans desire, and defers to a regulated process that proceeds from medical diagnosis...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2018) 5 (2): 164–173.
Published: 01 May 2018
... Hopkins Clinic, the first university-based gender identity clinic in the United States to offer sex-reassignment surgery, which opened in 1966 (60). In his many extraordinary efforts to foster the development of services for and understanding of transsexuals, Erickson considered the needs of trans people...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2014) 1 (1-2): 235–237.
Published: 01 May 2014
... changing gender. Initially, “transition” denoted a standardized trajectory of “sex reassignment” in which people were shuttled from the psychiatrist, through the endocrinologist, to the surgeon, to the judge ( Cooke 1998 ; Rubin 2003 ). While any individual element of this sequence may be passionately...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2018) 5 (2): 245–250.
Published: 01 May 2018
... : 273 – 83 . Plemons Eric D. 2013 . “ It Is as It Does: Genital Form and Function in Sex Reassignment Surgery .” Journal of Medical Humanities 35 , no. 1 : 37 – 55 . doi.org/10.1007/s10912-013-9267-z . Wesser David R. 1978 . “ A Single Stage Operative Technique for...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2018) 5 (2): 228–244.
Published: 01 May 2018
... provide services to nonsocially transitioning people, they may be held back by hospital policies or insurance company guidelines such as the 2017 insurance plan for Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Policy, which states: For individuals undergoing sex reassignment surgery . . . it is considered medically...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2014) 1 (1-2): 184–187.
Published: 01 May 2014
... contemporaneous American ex-GI transsexual celebrity Christine Jorgensen, who had traveled to Denmark for her sex reassignment surgery and gained worldwide familiarity immediately afterward due to her personality and glamorous looks, reflected the growing influence of American culture on the Republic of China at...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 November 2018) 5 (4): 606–620.
Published: 01 November 2018
... return was asked about what I was looking for in such old records. I explained that I was researching medical sex reassignment in the era before transsexuality. I added that I was looking at the racial divide in medicalization to grasp how persistent racial logics inform the later emergence of...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2014) 1 (1-2): 232–234.
Published: 01 May 2014
... terms as transgenderal as early as 1969 and transgenderist as early as 1978, as a means to name the specific behavior of living full time in a chosen social gender role different from that typically associated with birth-assigned sex, without undergoing genital sex-reassignment surgery (see Ekins...