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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2019) 6 (2): 145–155.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Cole Rizki Copyright © 2019 by Duke University Press 2019 Travesti activist Lohana Berkins stands in the foreground, her fist raised in struggle and solidarity ( fig. 1 ). Behind a wave of blood red fabric, a swell of protestors chant, lifting pink and blue signs high above their heads...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2019) 6 (2): 194–209.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Hillary Hiner; Juan Carlos Garrido; Brigette Walters Abstract This article analyzes the ways in which trans and travesti women experienced state terrorism during the Chilean military dictatorship (1973–90), a subject that has received little attention in memory and recent history studies in Chile...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2019) 6 (2): 223–238.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Martín De Mauro Rucovsky; Ian Russell Abstract This article reviews the immediate travesti critique of the Argentine Gender Identity Law (law 26,743) in May 2012. Based on what was developed by Marlene Wayar, as an example of sudaca criticism and internal blasphemy, the travesti critique points out...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2019) 6 (2): 239–253.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Malú Machuca Rose Abstract The following hybrid essay contributes to, as well as complicates, the afterlife of Giuseppe Campuzano's work on travesti as methodology and offers questions raised from community organizing and collective care in order to claim a legacy of travesti as curandera (healer...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 November 2016) 3 (3-4): 357–375.
Published: 01 November 2016
... bodies of travestis, delegitimize their access to health care, portray them as inauthentic and improper women, and render their identity untranslatable and thus invisible. In order to get access to medico-legal rights, travestis and transsexuals have formed a united political front that seeks to reduce...
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Published: 01 May 2019
Figure 1. Resistencia Trava . Travesti activist Lohana Berkins at her last pride march demands justice for travesti activist Diana Sacayán, November 2015, Buenos Aires. Photograph by travesti activist Florencia Guimaraes García. Figure 1. Resistencia Trava. Travesti activist Lohana Berkins at More
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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 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: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2019) 6 (2): 254–258.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Lino Arruda Abstract This comic was first featured in Quimer(d)a , a Brazilian autonomous collaborative comic zine made by travesti/trans* people. In this piece Lino Arruda attempts to address isolation, structural violence, and unintelligibility with humor as he fictionalizes true stories about...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 November 2014) 1 (4): 552–558.
Published: 01 November 2014
.... Copyright © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014 mujercitos travesti gender performativity nota roja Alarma! pigmentocracy Lorena sits on a chair, her left arm lying softly over her purse on her lap while her right elbow rests on a desk. Her hand delicately holds her head. There is nothing shy...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2016) 3 (1-2): 65–73.
Published: 01 May 2016
... what they teach us about epistemic disobedience: Giancarlo Cornejo's “For a Queer Pedagogy of Friendship” ( 2014 ), Gloria Wekker's The Politics of Passion ( 2006 ), and my “Decolonizing Travesti Space in Buenos Aires” ( DiPietro 2015 ). Cornejo provides a critique of modernist accounts of...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2019) 6 (2): 141–144.
Published: 01 May 2019
... Gómez-Barris and Fiol-Matta. The special issue editors raise the stakes by introducing a “ travesti -trans analytic” mode of inquiry marked by the potentiality of bringing “existing Latin/x American subjectivities, activist strategies, and theories . . . into conversation with US-oriented trans studies...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 February 2017) 4 (1): 4–15.
Published: 01 February 2017
... . “ Contemporary Travesti Encounters with Gender and Sexuality in Latin America .” Development 52 , no. 1 : 75 – 83 . Carreras Sendra Natatxa . 2009 . “ Sexoservidores-homosexuales-vestidas en la ciudad de Puebla ” (“Sex Workers-Homosexuals-Vestidas in the City of Puebla”). In Sujetos neoliberales...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2018) 5 (2): 190–206.
Published: 01 May 2018
... from the health priorities of nonnormatively gendered people (Spade 2011 ; Valentine 2007 ). In particular, Brazilians who identify with the culturally specific category of travesti have been unable to access care because they are illegible within the anglophone discourse of medicalized gender...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 February 2018) 5 (1): 111–120.
Published: 01 February 2018
... back too, and some photographer kid takes one photo and puts it in the newspaper. Our hands are balled in fists, and the headline is ready-made: “Travesti Horror at the Cemetery: They Don't Even Respect the Dead!” says the journalist who comes up with the title. Our fathers see us there in the photo...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2016) 3 (1-2): 146–149.
Published: 01 May 2016
... because we wished to create our own transfeminism, one that could encompass the reality of the travestis —a category that does not exist in the United States—as we were aware of how the socioeconomic and racial issues that affect travestis intersect with the transphobia that also affects them...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2014) 1 (1-2): 237–241.
Published: 01 May 2014
... word travesti in Brazil and Annick Prieur's ( 1998 ) discussion of jota and vestida in Mexico. 2 Ochoa actually proposes the terms “Latina/o transpopulations” and “US trans-Latina/os” (with a hyphen), and protests the dominant practice of marginalizing female to male (FTM) transgender Latinos...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2014) 1 (1-2): 123–125.
Published: 01 May 2014
... primarily as loca , and not as trans , transexual , travesti , trava , or transgénero (the latter being a direct translation of the English term transgender , a term that is increasingly used in Latin America, mostly in academic and legal conversations). In a 2000 interview, Lemebel describes...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 May 2014) 1 (1-2): 210–212.
Published: 01 May 2014
... its norms: a cruel power ploy that may end in death for those who experience this form of “happiness” as a travesty of the bliss they had found for themselves. Some transgender people may perform their masculinity or femininity so convincingly that they are seen to be “normal” men or women, which...
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TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (1 November 2016) 3 (3-4): 462–484.
Published: 01 November 2016
... in Latin America self-identify as or equate terms like trans and loca , a few others, like Lemebel, identify primarily as loca and not as trans, transexual, travesti, trava, or transgénero ” (123–24). 15 Similarly, travesti indicates a complex multiplicity that destabilizes the notion of...