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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2018) 5 (2): 174–189.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Cressida J. Heyes; J. R. Latham Abstract This article examines the various possibilities for making an analogy or disanalogy between cosmetic and trans surgeries, focusing on the suggestion that trans surgeries are medically necessary while cosmetic surgeries are not—a position that has a great...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2014) 1 (1-2): 205–207.
Published: 01 May 2014
... fields; and some map the productive tensions between trans studies and other interdisciplines. Copyright © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014 Redrawing the body's sex contours affirms the feminist mantra that biology is not destiny. Surgery has been an important part of trans agency and medical...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2018) 5 (2): 245–250.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Sandra Mesics Abstract Gender confirmation surgery for the MTF individual has evolved and improved over time, particularly in terms of form and function. While initially surgeons concentrated on creating a vulva that functioned for receptive penetrative intercourse, in time consumer demand and...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2018) 5 (2): 251–267.
Published: 01 May 2018
...J. Horncastle Abstract This article approaches transgender surgery from the “side door” and explores the consequences of happenstance surgery for the gender-nonnormative subject. In this happenstance context, the trans chest as a concept is problematic on two counts—being popularly understood only...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2018) 5 (2): 275–280.
Published: 01 May 2018
... story of her gender transition, revealing how Lazzarato has carefully engineered the documentation of her surgeries to navigate the burgeoning marketplace of online celebrity. Following Jasbir K. Puar, this review argues that the film demonstrates an axiomatic case of “piecing” the transgender body that...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2018) 5 (2): 207–227.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Riki Lane Abstract Many trans and gender-diverse (TGD) people seek surgeries to align their bodies with their gender identity. This contested field has historically been dominated by mental health professionals, whom TGD people have often seen as “gatekeepers.” Gaining access to medical treatments...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 February 2019) 6 (1): 80–102.
Published: 01 February 2019
...Zara Saeidzadeh Abstract Sex-change surgery has been practiced through a medico-judicial process in Iran based on Ayatollah Khomeini's Islamic juristic legal opinion (fatwa), which he issued just a few years after the Islamic revolution, in 1982. According to the Iranian legal system, judges can...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 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: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2018) 5 (2): 190–206.
Published: 01 May 2018
... fourteen months of ethnographic fieldwork conducted at a public gender clinic in southern Brazil to consider the experiences of transgender people who accessed surgery through the expanded public services that followed the litigation. The article argues that access to surgery does not, by itself...
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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 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): 691–706.
Published: 01 November 2018
... E. G. Crichton’s exhibit Out/Look and the Birth of the Queer at the GLBT History Museum in San Francisco, which ran from September 2017 to January 2018. Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 queer 1990s archives top surgery Lou Sullivan social practice art trans generations...
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Published: 01 May 2018
Figure 2. Yishay Garbasz, Eat Me Damien , 2010. Formaldehyde protected testicles removed during surgery. Courtesy Ronald Feldman Fine Arts Figure 2. Yishay Garbasz, Eat Me Damien, 2010. Formaldehyde protected testicles removed during surgery. Courtesy Ronald Feldman Fine Arts More
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2018) 5 (2): 161–163.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Susan Stryker; Paisley Currah Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 Once upon a time, surgery was the sine qua non of transsexual discourse. Without surgery, a gender-variant person could be a cross-dresser, a butch, a fetishist, or a drag queen, but by definition that person was...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2018) 5 (2): 164–173.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Eric Plemons; Chris Straayer Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 This special issue of TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly explores the vital and contested place of surgical intervention in the making of trans bodies, theories, and practices. It investigates surgery as an...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2018) 5 (2): 281–289.
Published: 01 May 2018
... about and visualizations of the effects of hormones and surgeries were no longer exclusively the property of the medical establishment but were made publicly available, challenging existing hierarchies of voice and agency. Transgender people literally became more visible to self and others. Transgender...
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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...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2014) 1 (1-2): 230–232.
Published: 01 May 2014
... of female embodiment — the breast — and seek to minimize its presence through baggy clothes, binding, or top surgery ( Rubin [1992] 2011 ). Top surgery (or the desire for it) has historically distinguished transsexuals from butches, but this is changing. As more transmen embrace top surgery and share...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2014) 1 (1-2): 165–168.
Published: 01 May 2014
... the potential for reconciliation. For those seeking surgery, the dependence on psychiatric approval already introduces a foreign element into the therapeutic relationship that compromises the relationship from the outset. But even in the absence of this element, resistance on the part of trans persons...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 November 2014) 1 (4): 517–522.
Published: 01 November 2014
... support, jobs, and perhaps even surgery. Bangalore, a cosmopolitan city in South India, known for its multinational research campuses, outsourcing industry, and IT opportunities, has a long history of queer activism. The transmen watch Sowmya begging for money on the train—an activity associated with...