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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 November 2015) 2 (4): 701–709.
Published: 01 November 2015
... transitioning processes. It is argued that archiving one's transition works through a kind of performative documentation, partly documenting and partly instantiating the transformation by tracking and tracing the bodily changes. Testosterone figures as the transformative technology, while the upper body becomes...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 August 2014) 1 (3): 402–418.
Published: 01 August 2014
...Julian Gill-Peterson Abstract This essay travels with the testosterone molecule to pursue a theory of racialized and trans embodiment as technical capacities of all bodies, not only of the trans-of-color subject subordinated to racially normative and gender-normative white and cisgender bodies...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 August 2014) 1 (3): 449–454.
Published: 01 August 2014
... textually embodying the pleasures that accompany gender ambiguity: the refusal to capitulate or identify singularly once and for all informs the narrative and the performative swerves made possible by testosterone, taken by the author in the form of Testogel. These swerves propel the feminist philosopher to...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2014) 1 (1-2): 194–196.
Published: 01 May 2014
... performance-enhancing effects of testosterone, considered normal in the “male” body, in order to participate as women in women's sports; in contrast, FTM (female-to-male) transgender athletes are not required to submit to any hormonal regime in order to participate as men in men's sports. Once they have...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2014) 1 (1-2): 121–122.
Published: 01 May 2014
... tested) as planes of consistencies; that is, as stable dispositives or “plateaus.” The maleness or femaleness of individual bodies is measured through scales and ranges: your testosterone level places you among men or women, as do the answers you provide to multiple-choice tests. Gender is a question of...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 November 2014) 1 (4): 572–585.
Published: 01 November 2014
... bodies that signify their desired gender. For example, in one vlog, a trans man enumerates the physical changes he has noticed due to testosterone injections. Sitting on a couch, framed in a medium close up, he narrates: As far as physical changes, it looks like my hairline's starting to change, here...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 August 2015) 2 (3): 503–508.
Published: 01 August 2015
... gender and had no language to identify the feelings of dysphoria he was experiencing. One day, he began to search on the internet for LGBT websites, and he stumbled on the video blog posted by a transgender man, recounting his experience on testosterone. Andrews immediately recognized the feelings and...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2018) 5 (2): 161–163.
Published: 01 May 2018
... practices once closely associated with being transsexual—as when people assigned female at birth who still identify as women desire a flat chest and have a mastectomy, or inject testosterone to bulk up better at the gym and cultivate a sexy “Lauren Bacallesque” vocal huskiness. And increasingly, “changing...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2016) 3 (1-2): 95–103.
Published: 01 May 2016
... Amsterdam News reporting that experiments with testosterone “transform[ed] effeminate males into normal men, strong and virile” ( New York Amsterdam News 1939 ). S/he immediately visited the hospital where the experiments were conducted, inquiring whether “the clinic would experiment” on her/him “with...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 August 2014) 1 (3): 387–401.
Published: 01 August 2014
... discussion reached a point where I explained the physical effects of my testosterone injections and that FTM transition was not only about bottom surgery. Later, while we were chatting after the conclusion of my questions, one of the toms at the table asked me, “So, when did you know you were like a tom...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2018) 5 (2): 281–289.
Published: 01 May 2018
... men documented “the wonders of testosterone” at length and with a frequency that counteracted how these processes had previously been shrouded in mystery (Raun 2015a ). Likewise, top surgery became a commonly occurring topic as numerous trans men appeared bare chested, offering advice on how to...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2014) 1 (1-2): 255–258.
Published: 01 May 2014
... verb, like queer ) the boundaries of species, phyla, and kingdoms. For example, phytoestrogens in red clover ( Trifolium prantense ) affect testosterone levels in grazers, resulting in changes to herd fecundity. There is nothing particularly novel about Premarin's trans-conjugating sex transition for...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2016) 3 (1-2): 48–57.
Published: 01 May 2016
... with our queer trans bodies. Instead of a becoming woman or becoming animal or even becoming parent this feels like becoming asshole. I hate testosterone, there are many reasons why I take estrogen and spironolactone to block my testosterone. I feel the edge back in my mind, the...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2015) 2 (2): 345–352.
Published: 01 May 2015
... nonhuman animals. Working through a sense of specifically trans* affect, the article uses autoethnographic examples from the author's own transition and viewership to explore the possibilities of a broader multispecies trans*-affective politics. When I first began taking testosterone, I was struck by my...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2016) 3 (1-2): 266–271.
Published: 01 May 2016
... woman in general, but experience as a woman in the streets in particular, that should be the common denominator for feminist politics. But I feel confused! Let's assume for a second I have grown a beard, and gained a deep voice and a muscular body due to taking testosterone, and I pass as an ordinary...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2014) 1 (1-2): 107–110.
Published: 01 May 2014
... example would be “Testosterone Deficiency” or “Absence/Presence of Vagina.” These nonspecific codes could be used either as stand-alone codes or in combination with the trans* specifier, depending on the local conditions. I would like to acknowledge the work of GATE's codirector Mauro Cabral in...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2018) 5 (2): 268–274.
Published: 01 May 2018
... (illegal) steroids for the final eight weeks of the project enacts a modulation of the endocrine system, which when combined with intense physical training and massive caloric intake facilitated transformation into a muscle-bound “cut” physique without the use of testosterone or traditional surgical...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 August 2015) 2 (3): 411–430.
Published: 01 August 2015
... language. Rubin's assertions are likely influenced by the fact that all but three of his participants were on testosterone at the time of the study. Whether or not Rubin or Cromwell's participants are representative of all or most trans men, their theorizing emphasized a perspective of physical bodies...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 November 2016) 3 (3-4): 637–648.
Published: 01 November 2016
... genetically programmed rise in his testosterone level. Bendorf could easily have avoided this complication by opening the poem with a trans-specific biographical detail, such as “After my seventh shot of t,” rather than a common signifier of conventional masculinity. But Bendorf embraces the problems...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 August 2018) 5 (3): 473–486.
Published: 01 August 2018
... recommendation of doctors. Some of the trans men in the group have had negative legal experiences purchasing testosterone. The regulatory gaps in the purchase of hormones opened pathways for those who had access to testosterone to sell them for extremely high prices, pushing trans men to use much more than they...