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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 November 2017) 4 (3-4): 647–653.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Marco Posadas Abstract The following statement engages with the question, how can psychoanalytic discourse be relevant to transgender studies when it lacks trans representation? A Latinx psychoanalyst discusses his journey with transphobia and institutional psychoanalysis. Copyright © 2017 by...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 November 2015) 2 (4): 595–606.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Nicholas Matte Abstract This article looks at the Sexual Representation Collection (SRC) at the University of Toronto's Mark S. Bonham Centre for Sexual Diversity Studies to demonstrate some of the ways that trans materials can be archived and made accessible without using a trans-centric, queer...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 November 2016) 3 (3-4): 388–411.
Published: 01 November 2016
... subjectivating platform. transgender transsexuality activism sexology normalization To speak about transgender requires epistemological care from two angles: the first concerns the risk of reothering trans* through an unproblematized relationship with the representations that we generate, that is...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2017) 4 (2): 226–242.
Published: 01 May 2017
... on the representation of Black sexual duplicity in popular culture and Audre Lorde's critique of white saviorism. Part 2 turns to contemporary discourses of transmisogyny and demonstrates that the term is ill equipped to address the structures of power that manifested in I Am Cait . The discussion...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2016) 3 (1-2): 175–184.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Terence Kumpf Abstract While rap music in many countries continues to asphyxiate itself on calcified sexist, cisgendered, and homo/transphobic sentiments and representations, Berlin-based hip-hop activist Sookee strives to forge queer and trans/feminist spaces to provoke dialogue, instigate action...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2019) 6 (2): 145–155.
Published: 01 May 2019
..., and yet the phrase condenses many of the central concerns of “Trans Studies en las Américas”: the geopolitics of travesti and trans representation practices, political alliances, and demands for bodily sovereignty inflected by legal forms, human rights discourses, racial formations, and indigenous...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 August 2018) 5 (3): 298–310.
Published: 01 August 2018
... harsh context of the Cold War continues to produce the ironic effect of establishing a hierarchy of soldiering bodies, not all of which count in the same capacity. Prathna Lor's and Robert Diaz's essays both reconceptualize trans as a framework for interpreting cinematic representations while...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 November 2016) 3 (3-4): 637–648.
Published: 01 November 2016
...-person pronouns often point toward lives and flesh that conceal, erase, or distort who we really are, or who we are becoming. But the problem of trans self-representation goes beyond mismatched lives and bodies. When trans people say “I,” we refer to selves our culture does not yet have words or...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 August 2015) 2 (3): 447–463.
Published: 01 August 2015
... LGTBQ college organization in Spain (Rosa que te quiero Rosa; RQTR), and also the author of the 2008 book titled Lesbianas. Discursos y representaciones ( Lesbians: Discourses and Representations ). Over the years, I found out that “trans” described better how I felt, so not only my politics became...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2017) 4 (2): 275–295.
Published: 01 May 2017
... it? Because we know that corporeal representation and identificatory proclamation is not enough, trans* denotes a disruptive, eruptive orientation; it denotes “unpredetermined movement,” Kai M. Green writes, and is “a tool that might help readers gain a reorientation to orientation” ( 2015b : 191...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 August 2015) 2 (3): 411–430.
Published: 01 August 2015
... noun or as an adjective), and not all of them identified as trans men. In all cases, the words they used about their transness and gender conveyed their desires about transitioning. As will be further articulated in the next section, for these men the social components of transitioning (name, pronouns...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 February 2017) 4 (1): 135–140.
Published: 01 February 2017
...Akkadia Ford Abstract The representation of transgender lives on film is of increasing thematic concern within both mainstream and independent cinema. The ways in which filmmakers represent and depict trans* people communicate to audiences certain views about transgender lives and concerns...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 November 2014) 1 (4): 590–604.
Published: 01 November 2014
..., to represent history's demise without accounting for the ways in which trans subjects or characters experience history. Focusing on representations of reading practices in two twentieth-century American texts—Ralph Ellison's Invisible Man and Tennessee Jones's Deliver Me from Nowhere —this essay...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 November 2016) 3 (3-4): 412–432.
Published: 01 November 2016
.... Differences between the two evince the transformation of regimes and representations of hijra identity from devalorized codes of social difference to respectable, middle-class ones within a transgender narrative of self-understanding and personal empowerment. At the same time that transgender is...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2017) 4 (2): 219–225.
Published: 01 May 2017
... than speculate about why Beyoncé chose not to include a visual representation of Big Freedia in “Formation,” I will focus my analysis on the meaning that circulates through this cultural text as a result of her choice. 7 Though Big Freedia does not identify as a trans person and does accept the...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2017) 4 (2): 296–300.
Published: 01 May 2017
... 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” ( Nguyen 2015...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 November 2016) 3 (3-4): 433–447.
Published: 01 November 2016
... audiovisual translation facilitates the circulation, interpretation, and transformation of trans representations on-screen, I turn now to a case study. Through an analysis of how dubbing was used in Hong Kong to turn a “foreign” Thai film into a local entertainment event, I examine an inter-Asian circulation...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 February 2017) 4 (1): 112–127.
Published: 01 February 2017
... onto the trans community. In the excavation of this stigma lies the potential for understanding and revealing the rhetorical deployment of the trans sex worker. Vek Lewis ( 2010 : 9) argues that “an examination of the representations of trans subjectivities and sexual identities anywhere is...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 November 2014) 1 (4): 572–585.
Published: 01 November 2014
... works by Tobias Raun and Avery Dame consider trans vlogs directly ( Raun 2010 , 2012a , 2012b ; Dame 2012 , 2013 ). Raun's PhD thesis, “Out Online: Trans Self-Representation and Community Building on YouTube” (2012), is the most comprehensive and rigorous. Raun and I come to similar conclusions—that...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 November 2017) 4 (3-4): 421–430.
Published: 01 November 2017
... Frederic Jameson, terms a modernist “mirror-style representational” theory in which the relationship between representation (gender) and referent (sex) is understood as “strictly . . . mimetic” ( 2006 : 9). In short, man mirrors maleness, and woman mirrors femaleness. What follows is a correspondence...