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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 November 2017) 4 (3-4): 472–496.
Published: 01 November 2017
... the work of Shanna Carlson, Patricia Gherovici, and Gayle Salamon, this essay nonetheless argues that Žižek's work offers—despite itself—a way of traversing the fantasy of sexual difference that structures Lacanian accounts of gender. By going beyond the assumption that the antinomy that structures...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2015) 2 (2): 209–226.
Published: 01 May 2015
... seventeenth century was contingent on a highly structured, essentialist conception of sexual difference. On the one hand, the development of the human was explained through a break with the animal in hypotheses about the shift from animal sociality to human civilization; but, on the other, sociobiological...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 November 2017) 4 (3-4): 662–667.
Published: 01 November 2017
... difference. Copyright © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 transgender sexual difference psychoanalysis On March 11 and 12, 2017, the SITE for Contemporary Psychoanalysis, a psychoanalytic training institute based in the United Kingdom, held a conference at the Freud Museum in London entitled...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 November 2017) 4 (3-4): 497–517.
Published: 01 November 2017
... from trans people and circumcised men who attempt foreskin restoration. The varying ways in which subjects strive to symbolize an imaginary encounter with lack are foregrounded, and anatomically determinist theories of sexual difference are challenged. Anatomy is shown to play a fundamental but...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 August 2014) 1 (3): 368–386.
Published: 01 August 2014
.... The study of sarimbavy- ism, whether humanistic or scientific, criminological, anthropological, sexological, or eugenic, became a conceptual tool from which to develop theory and promote governmental regulation (or deregulation) of gendered/sexualized difference in the Indian Ocean, Europe, and North...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 November 2015) 2 (4): 595–606.
Published: 01 November 2015
.... Rather, the purpose is to suggest that the integration of trans materials into a collection themed around sexual representations is able to accomplish different things and also faces different challenges. The SRC operates as part of the well-developed undergraduate and graduate Sexual Diversity Studies...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2019) 6 (2): 180–193.
Published: 01 May 2019
...-variant women are not only killed as women, with overflowing sexual brutality, but also killed socially for disobeying the biologist mandate of conforming to live in a body whose gender has been assigned medically and with which they do not identify. They are erased from the conceptual map of the possible...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 August 2018) 5 (3): 394–403.
Published: 01 August 2018
... by Duke University Press 2018 dream fantasy cinema psychoanalysis sexual difference In the ethereal dream landscape that constitutes Apichatpong Weerasethakul's Cemetery of Splendor (2015), a moment of tenderness shared between the film's principal characters hinges on the heuristics...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 November 2017) 4 (3-4): 451–471.
Published: 01 November 2017
... hysteria. This selective preoccupation with the safety of children reveals that what is at stake is rather different: a failed attempt at projecting one's anxiety onto the other and a refusal to contain and process the question of gender identity and sexual difference as a universal quandary. The bathroom...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 August 2018) 5 (3): 311–320.
Published: 01 August 2018
... naturalization of sexual difference and the centrality of the ‘deficient’ body in such constructions of identity” (Reddy 2006 : 28). The map of sexuality as drawn and redrawn in relation to such frameworks has already been documented for the West (Foucault 1978 ), and it is possible to read the resignification...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 August 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: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 February 2015) 2 (1): 101–122.
Published: 01 February 2015
... are gender nonconforming. This article discusses the development of new survey data measuring the identity, behavioral, and attraction dimensions of gender and sexuality across different terms that are in use in Nepal. Initial findings show that seven distinct groups of respondents can be described...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 November 2016) 3 (3-4): 448–461.
Published: 01 November 2016
... the Western linguistic map, it is instructive to look at some core trans-related terms in Finnish and English. In particular, the different ways of dividing the conceptual space of gender/sex/sexuality make a difference in fighting the sexualization of trans people. To some extent it also affects the...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 February 2015) 2 (1): 58–76.
Published: 01 February 2015
... a “transgender matrix,” this work explains how proliferating transgender imaginaries result in differing conceptualizations of sex, gender, sexuality, race, and culture that resonate with similarly variable public health research categorization practices. Demographic categories are double-edged...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 August 2018) 5 (3): 425–442.
Published: 01 August 2018
... random or unpredictable. The problematic understanding of yinyang as a dualistic pair can be seen, for example, in Alenka Zupančič's “Sexual Difference and Ontology,” in which she lumps yinyang with other “traditional ontologies and traditional cosmologies,” which she claims to be “strongly reliant...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2015) 2 (2): 227–243.
Published: 01 May 2015
... significant difference. Second, rather than see the self as a person or body that possesses sexuality as an individuating predicate, we might think of a milieu of individuating possibilities from which relatively differentiated selves emerge. Agamben suggests that there are modes of relating to another...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 November 2017) 4 (3-4): 534–555.
Published: 01 November 2017
... psyche; the precariousness of gender; the instability of the male/female opposition; the construction of identity at the sexual, social, and racial levels; the uncertainties about sexual choice—in short, the conundrum of sexual difference that, if taken into account, can help psychoanalysis remain...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 February 2015) 2 (1): 13–33.
Published: 01 February 2015
... direction of sexual difference and dimorphism. Female, male, intersex, and all other bodies—both cis and trans—overlap and diverge along numerous paths—neurological, behavioral, hormonal, sociocultural, and genetic. The trans+gender experience can therefore provoke questions about evolution, the hormonal...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 November 2017) 4 (3-4): 358–383.
Published: 01 November 2017
... demarcation such that any transgression of this line represents a disturbing influence. From a psychosocial perspective, then, one can see how the transperson is taken to be a willful boundary crosser who transgresses the fixed and natural categories of sexual difference, categories that are required by the...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2017) 4 (2): 226–242.
Published: 01 May 2017
... his Anglo-Saxon sexual subject not only makes their racial identity invisible but also makes possible the sexual difference between them. ( 2005 : 167; emphasis added) The added emphasis is meant to underscore how the very coherency—the double meaning is crucial here—of the terms heterosexual...