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TSQ (2019) 6 (4): 593–607.
Published: 01 November 2019
... in the United States and United Kingdom, focusing on how this legislation places temporal boundaries around legitimate gender identity. Then, turning directly to the CGRA, the author asks to what extent the act's emphasis on self-identification revises or intervenes in these prior conceptualizations of time...
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TSQ (2017) 4 (2): 296–300.
Published: 01 May 2017
... in this volume. Stuzo Clothing designs highlight processes of representation and self-craft. For the first time, this section features photographs that will allow readers to see for themselves the formative power of fabric and silhouettes in “racial mattering” and the “sovereignty of bodies in world-shaping ways...
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TSQ (2016) 3 (1-2): 259–265.
Published: 01 May 2016
... being merely an expression of gender or self-identification. The “ideal” woman Piggy Kitty wants to be is a “failed” woman—a bitch or slut. On the one hand, this image challenges the patriarchal norm of chastity and virtuousness embodied in figures such as the virgin and the good wife; on the other hand...
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TSQ (2015) 2 (2): 324–329.
Published: 01 May 2015
... to Court is a fairy tale with a cast of eight fierce and fiery talking genitals who expose harmful legal practices, speak up for gender self-identification, and spread unapologetic tranny pride” ( Trans Body Law and Education Project 2007 ). Across the two films, genitals encompass the main object...
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TSQ (2014) 1 (1-2): 89–91.
Published: 01 May 2014
..., Captive Genders: Trans Embodiment and the Prison Industrial Complex Gender self-determination is a collective praxis against the brutal pragmatism of the present, the liquidation of the past, and the austerity of the future. That is to say, it indexes a horizon of possibility already here, which...
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TSQ (2017) 4 (3-4): 654–661.
Published: 01 November 2017
... not constitute a foreign or “western” scientific matrix, though their implantation has necessarily evolved in tandem with the currents of local culture and taken up vocabularies of self and other that reflect regional, sedimented, and linguistic as well as religious inflections of place and people. The medical...
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TSQ (2019) 6 (4): 620–634.
Published: 01 November 2019
...J de Leon Abstract Recent works by trans and nonbinary poets, including Oliver Baez Bendorf, Jos Charles, jayy dodd, Joshua Jennifer Espinoza, Paige Lewis, and Danez Smith, gesture to a new mode of trans-confessional poetry. Trans poets practice naming as a form of self-indulgence, and trans names...
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Published: 01 February 2018
Figure 1. Self-identity terms offered in 1998 and 2011 (*offered in = 2011 only; all others span both) Figure 1. Self-identity terms offered in 1998 and 2011 (*offered in = 2011 only; all others span both) More
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TSQ (2018) 5 (3): 355–377.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Benjamin Hegarty Abstract Indonesia's waria commonly assert that the bodily transformations they undertake on a temporary but daily basis, which they call déndong , are central to their understanding of the self. The onerous efforts that waria make to craft their male body in line with frequently...
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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): 4–19.
Published: 01 February 2019
... insomnia not as a glamorous all-night adventure but as a “boring” daily struggle, akin to Maria's exhausting experience of navigating trauma. Though this novel offers generic promises of self-discovery, recovery, and trans epiphany/catharsis, it inevitably frustrates all possibilities for its heroine's...
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TSQ (2018) 5 (2): 190–206.
Published: 01 May 2018
..., ameliorate the intersecting forms of vulnerability and exclusion experienced by the people followed by the author. Yet despite the limitations of a focus on surgery, expanded access to care does create possibilities for trans people to engage in diverse forms of self-transformation. The paradigm of access...
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TSQ (2019) 6 (2): 210–222.
Published: 01 May 2019
... necessary for building self-love and building communities, along the lines of bell hooks's work. This discussion is an outcome of the dialogic theorizing that took place in the author's conversations with black Brazilian travesti activist Selen Ravache and her engagements with the work of Brazilian black...
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TSQ (2019) 6 (3): 442–447.
Published: 01 August 2019
... and transforms both creation and subcreative names of gender. This dynamism in creation and subcreation should prompt the regular liberation from inaccurate and oppressive gender identities, allowing for a greater degree of self-naming and self-composition. Also, as a trans woman with gender dysphoria...
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TSQ (2020) 7 (2): 192–207.
Published: 01 May 2020
... the possibility for Black collective and self-transformation. The author offers an analysis of these films as an example of softcore pornography affirming Black womanhood and focuses on what this process of self-making has to offer Black trans and queer feminist thought. Ajita Wilson Black womanhood...
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TSQ (2020) 7 (2): 240–254.
Published: 01 May 2020
... livelihood depends on freedom of sexual speech, such as sex workers, and discusses the centrality of online communication to processes of sexual self-discovery and self-actualization. Corporate control of sexual speech, and pornography bans, which are increasing as platforms like Facebook institute ever...
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TSQ (2020) 7 (3): 499–507.
Published: 01 August 2020
...K. K. Trieu Abstract When Kathy Acker writes about the body, it is frequently subjected to self-abnegation; there is a sense that the cohesion of self and body hangs on complete destruction and rebirth in terms of its material reality. The figure of the Pirate is an avatar through which Acker...
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TSQ (2017) 4 (2): 195–207.
Published: 01 May 2017
... organizations because of how they paid lip service to supporting transgender women. In exploring the question of what the forms of black trans* self-authorization look like in this context of antiblack postcolonial disablement, the author proposes stitching together as a strategy geared toward black trans...
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TSQ (2014) 1 (4): 539–551.
Published: 01 November 2014
... the questions, what are the stakes and what are the consequences in a (photographic) negative generating and reflecting the artist's self-image? I attend to the vulnerabilities of the technical process as well as the strong formal and conceptual references to intersex bodies in medical photography and to aging...
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TSQ (2016) 3 (1-2): 185–191.
Published: 01 May 2016
... of nonlinearity, contingency, self-organization, and open-endedness. Feminist and trans studies engagement with such research offers ways around theoretical impasses and can assist struggles for social and political change. References Birke Lynda I. A. 2000 . Feminism and the Biological Body . New...