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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 November 2018) 5 (4): 589–605.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Kadji Amin Abstract This article argues that Lili Elbe has been misrecognized as transsexual, just as Man into Woman (1933) has been misread as a transsexual autobiography. It proposes instead that we understand those who sought transition during the first decades of the twentieth century according...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 November 2018) 5 (4): 606–620.
Published: 01 November 2018
... hundred cases falling under the ambiguous catch-all “Hermaphrodism [ sic ]” from the 1910s to 1950s, a complex discursive field that touched on trans life in a period before the terms transvestism and transsexuality came into widespread usage in the United States. Because the office's digital...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 February 2015) 2 (1): 179–184.
Published: 01 February 2015
...Leila Hudson Under guise of an ethnography of transsexuality in contemporary Iran, Afsaneh Najmabadi has written a nuanced ethnography of the transition of the Iranian state and public sphere from one type ( jins ) to another. Building on Joan Scott's ( 1986 ) observation that gender is a useful...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 November 2016) 3 (3-4): 649–652.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Jon Mills Transsexuality and the Art of Transitioning: A Lacanian Approach . Gozlan Oren . New York : Routledge , 2015 . 104 pp. Copyright © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 Oren Gozlan is one of the most original thinkers in psychoanalysis today. In this very succinct and...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 November 2014) 1 (4): 590–604.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Alexander Eastwood Abstract This essay examines the burgeoning relationship between transgender studies and literary criticism by interrogating the terms of their commensurability. Recent debates within critical theory have at times detrimentally deployed marginalized figures, such as transsexuals...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2016) 3 (1-2): 235–245.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Stefania Voli Abstract In the late 1970s to the early 1980s, the Italian transsexual movement began gaining visibility in the public sphere, also making use of the feminist political lexicon. This contamination emerged in the life stories of some trans pioneers, who consider feminism a fundamental...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 November 2016) 3 (3-4): 524–544.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Kay Gabriel Abstract The author explores the thematics of transsexuality, untranslatability, and figuration in a recent volume of poetry by the Canadian poet and scholar Trish Salah, Lyric Sexology Vol. 1 . Lyric Sexology confronts historical, aesthetic, and political questions that are best...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 November 2017) 4 (3-4): 451–471.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Oren Gozlan Abstract The title of the article, “Stalled in the Stall,” is a commentary on the present state of discourse surrounding transsexuality, particularly concerning access to the gendered bathroom. It points to an irony: media representations of transsexual and transgender identities...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 November 2016) 3 (3-4): 357–375.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Alvaro Jarrín Abstract This article employs Bruno Latour's notion of “translation” to examine the ways by which anglophone discourses of transsexuality are deployed in the Brazilian context. The author argues that transsexuality is utilized by the medical class in ways that refuse to medicalize the...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2016) 3 (1-2): 212–219.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Naomi Scheman Abstract The essay is a retrospective reflection on “Queering the Center by Centering the Queer: Reflections on Transsexuals and Secular Jews,” which critically explored the structures of normative intelligibility through a comparison of experiences of unintelligibility. Twenty years...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2016) 3 (1-2): 220–227.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Joseli Maria Silva; Marcio Jose Ornat Abstract This article discusses the expansion of the concept of transfeminism in Brazil and the relationship of that concept to the political practices of the social movements of travestis and transsexuals. This concept is still in the initial phase of...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2016) 3 (1-2): 285–293.
Published: 01 May 2016
... transgender identities and the place of transgender issues in feminist and lesbian histories and cultures. It pays particular attention to the involvement of transsexual lesbian singer Beth Elliott at the 1973 Lesbian Conference organized by Córdova and others, which became a flashpoint in second-wave...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 November 2017) 4 (3-4): 632–638.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Trish Salah Abstract In concert with recent attempts to move beyond long-standing psychoanalytic equations of transsexuality with psychoses, this article offers some possible ways to consider “the Tiresian” as a site of both cissexual and transsexual fantasy and analytic fictions. It is interested...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 November 2017) 4 (3-4): 654–661.
Published: 01 November 2017
... sublimation allows us to read a fantasy of fatality as evidence of transsexual inspiration in the materials gathered by Afsaneh Najmabadi's Professing Selves: Transsexuality and Same-Sex Desire in Contemporary Iran (2014). Copyright © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 Jean Laplanche sublimation...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 February 2019) 6 (1): 103–116.
Published: 01 February 2019
... from, or even at odds with, those of queer studies. Revisiting Sandy Stone's field-defining 1991 essay “The Empire Strikes Back,” they note that trans studies paradoxically begins with a call to abandon the figure of the transsexual, imagined solely as a normative medical category. In contrast, the...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 February 2015) 2 (1): 123–135.
Published: 01 February 2015
... fit the outdated model of the “true transsexual” are allowed to (in fact expected to) undergo a physical transition. Once transitioned, they are expected to blend into society and present heteronormative, socially conforming gender roles. In Poland, only those people who have been diagnosed as so...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 August 2018) 5 (3): 394–403.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Prathna Lor Abstract This essay considers the staging of transsexual fantasy in Apichatpong Weerasethakul's Cemetery of Splendor . Considering pivotal moments of shared intimacy where knowledge of what constitutes relations are confounded, this essay argues that it is the in-distinction of the...
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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 November 2015) 2 (4): 553–564.
Published: 01 November 2015
... archive turned what was originally indexed as a record of gay entertainment into a nuanced narration of transsexual history in 1970s Pittsburgh. As Dana and Angela continued to talk about Brenda's performance and TS life, my lens on Lucky's archive began to shift. As the archive's creator, Lucky stamped...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 November 2015) 2 (4): 635–644.
Published: 01 November 2015
... of Robert J. Stoller, a psychiatrist who helmed the Gender Identity Clinic at the University of California, Los Angeles, in the 1950s–70s and who was a key figure in the medicalization of transsexuality. Through daily free-write sessions in the archives, Joynt and Schilt managed the emotional...