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Published: 01 February 2015
Figure 1. Understanding gender as a social determinant of health Figure 1. Understanding gender as a social determinant of health More
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TSQ (2018) 5 (2): 228-244.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Katherine Rachlin Abstract People who want gender-affirming surgery without a change in social role represent a range of unique perspectives and use a range of self-descriptive terms, including transgender , transsexual , genderqueer , gender nonconforming , TGNC , nonbinary , and cross-dresser...
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TSQ (2014) 1 (1-2): 273-279.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Doran George Abstract This review looks at the work of five North American artists who tackle the prevailing social demand upon transgender subjects to make a spectacle of their bodies. They reflect upon the body as a social site in order to resist and redeploy the scrutiny under which transgender...
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TSQ (2015) 2 (3): 488-494.
Published: 01 August 2015
...Don Romesburg Abstract The Committee on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender History's scholarly Making the Framework FAIR report (2014) recommends substantial revisions to California's K–12 History–Social Science Framework in order to bring it into compliance with the FAIR Education Act. The...
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TSQ (2015) 2 (3): 526-531.
Published: 01 August 2015
... domestic violence. Making use of their own experiences, the author argues that domestic violence is an issue that all individuals may face, including queer individuals. Heterosexuality as a social default must be questioned, and the author remains hopeful that feminists of all sexualities and genders may...
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TSQ (2017) 4 (2): 195-207.
Published: 01 May 2017
... on how one woman—“Kelly”—has built a life between Haiti, the Dominican Republic, and the United States. As the author argues, the 7.0 earthquake on January 12, 2010, is the most prominent transition in Haitian transgender lives because of the ways that it reorganized bodies and social relations. The...
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TSQ (2014) 1 (4): 559-571.
Published: 01 November 2014
... copying of choreographed movements from music videos. K-pop cover dance has become a definitive social activity among Asian sissies (young feminine gay men) and is organized into an extensive contest circuit leading to an annual competition in Korea. Thai sissies are among the most enthusiastic and...
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TSQ (2016) 3 (1-2): 104-119.
Published: 01 May 2016
... believe that feminist theory and practice are critical tools in the struggle for trans liberation, and that the social oppression of transgender people is intimately connected with the larger structures of patriarchy that feminisms seek to counteract. Their praxis has worked its way up from walking the...
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TSQ (2017) 4 (3-4): 577-607.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Amy Ray Stewart Abstract This article engages with the psychoanalytic works of Julia Kristeva in order to demonstrate how trans and queer experiences are shaped and mobilized by a psychic life of revolt. Reorienting the question of resistance toward the threshold of psychical and social life, the...
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TSQ (2018) 5 (1): 30-48.
Published: 01 February 2018
... from an “unchosen starting place” (Susan Stryker) and toward the possibility of joy embodied in Salzmann's figure of “the migrant of love.” Considered in a broader social and political context, this powerful tangle of trans- and love bears out against crisis politics in contemporary Germany and...
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TSQ (2015) 2 (1): 160-165.
Published: 01 February 2015
... nonconformity as a paradigmatic instance of that process. Through both the technical structures of data systems and the social knowledge within which they operate, such regimes impose multiple substantive translations on the conditions that they purport to represent, translations that come with important...
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TSQ (2015) 2 (4): 553-564.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Harrison Apple Abstract The Pittsburgh Queer History Project (PQHP) began as an urban archaeological dig of an abandoned after-hours social club. The detritus collected helped construct a history of working-class Pittsburgh, including the lives and labor of trans bodies in the Steel City. A recent...
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TSQ (2016) 3 (3-4): 448-461.
Published: 01 November 2016
... degree to which gender identities are seen as being socially constructed, although here the term identity itself steers toward a social explanation and away from other possible etiologies. Copyright © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 terminology identity gender concepts social implications...
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TSQ (2015) 2 (2): 209-226.
Published: 01 May 2015
..., trans studies, and posthumanism are actively transforming our thinking around “sex” and “the human.” It proposes that these theoretical approaches are affectively conjoined in their challenge to the concept of preternatural gender as a defining aspect of human-centered sociality. This is because sex and...
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TSQ (2018) 5 (1): 49-66.
Published: 01 February 2018
...Sidney Cunningham Abstract This essay responds to Slavoj Žižek's recent criticism of trans activism by arguing for an understanding of gendered recognition within the symbolic-social realm that goes beyond acknowledgment and acceptance of diverse gender identities without requiring the presumption...
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TSQ (2018) 5 (2): 190-206.
Published: 01 May 2018
... gender affirming care through right-to-health litigation circumscribes the possibilities for social transformation within a set of biomedical technologies that come to stand for more radical change. Attending to the diverse forms of care and self-governance that trans people themselves labor to enact...
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TSQ (2015) 2 (3): 376-394.
Published: 01 August 2015
...Susan W. Woolley Abstract In K–12 schools, practices of dividing students by biological sex or gender into binary categories limit possibilities for students' identification and representation. Dividing students according to their socially recognized sex or gender reinforces the perceived stability...
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TSQ (2015) 2 (2): 330-335.
Published: 01 May 2015
... representations of their own bodies, to take a more holistic view of the person and the wider social and cultural references in which they sit. This article reviews the goals and achievements of this seminal project, taking a closer look at the experience of two participants and focusing on the circularity of...
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TSQ (2014) 1 (4): 501-516.
Published: 01 November 2014
... political and social well-being or pleasure that are contingent upon the tacit absence or explicit exclusion of trans women in feminist conceptual and physical spaces and to re-structure, claim, and repair feminist happiness as a reparative impulse that holds these political affects in tension as creative...
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TSQ (2016) 3 (1-2): 165-174.
Published: 01 May 2016
... transfeminism. Both sides currently borrow their arguments from texts by US authors, without significant adaptation to the post-Soviet context. According to the results of a survey conducted among Russian-speaking feminists, the acceptance of trans* people depends on social privilege and education, with more...