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TSQ (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 (2022) 9 (2): 160–171.
Published: 01 May 2022
...Iain Morland Abstract This essay critiques the practice of childhood genital surgery for intersex/disorders of sex development. The essay draws on the sociology of perception and poststructuralist theory (in particular Jacques Lacan) to analyze the subject position offered by surgery as a function...
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TSQ (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...
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TSQ (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 (2018) 5 (2): 275–280.
Published: 01 May 2018
... the 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...
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TSQ (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 (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 (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 (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 (2021) 8 (4): 462–480.
Published: 01 November 2021
...Beans Velocci Abstract In the 1950s and early 1960s, Harry Benjamin and his colleague Elmer Belt corresponded at length about which transsexuals they would and would not approve for genital surgery. Benjamin defined transsexuality primarily through a desire for medical transition, but merely being...
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TSQ (2018) 5 (2): 190–206.
Published: 01 May 2018
... on 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 (2020) 7 (4): 663–669.
Published: 01 November 2020
...Harlan Weaver Abstract “A Love Letter to the Future” speculatively fabulates a future that has undergone a (the?) surgery at the hands of a team of trans scientists. Explicating the how and why of decisions to remove organs of oppression, systems that engender violence, and individual nodules...
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TSQ (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 analysis...
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TSQ (2020) 7 (1): 56–76.
Published: 01 February 2020
... of Chase Joynt's video installation, Resisterectomy , provides grounded narratives of gendered surgery and illness that disrupt anticipated affects, temporalities, and curative measures. Copyright © 2020 by Duke University Press 2020 psychoanalysis perversion DSM transgender art affect...
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TSQ (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...
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TSQ (2018) 5 (2): 164–173.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Eric Plemons; Chris Straayer What are we talking about when we designate some surgeries as “trans”? Is it a certain set of procedures that we reference? Or a particular subjective end toward which those procedures are aimed? Is it a question of legal or institutional legibility? The articles...
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TSQ (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...
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TSQ (2018) 5 (2): 281–289.
Published: 01 May 2018
... as a platform and the self-presentation of individual vloggers have undergone an increasing commercialization. References Cotton Trystan T. 2012 . Hung Jury: Testimonies of Genital Surgery by Transsexual Men . Oakland, CA : Transgress . FinnTheInficible . 2017a . YouTube...
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TSQ (2022) 9 (2): 187–195.
Published: 01 May 2022
... with activists in the Global South and uses direct action to end nonconsensual surgeries performed on minors. Among IJP's accomplishments, perhaps the most notable is their historic #EndIntersexSurgery campaign. In July 2020, they succeeded in getting Lurie Children's Hospital to become the first in the United...
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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 More