Anthology Art Essay Humanities Journal/Diary Nonfiction Social Sciences Theory

Transgender and Intersex: Theoretical, Practical, and Artistic Perspectives

This book takes both transgender and intersex positions into account and asks about commonalities and strategic alliances in terms of knowledge, theory, philosophy, art, and life experience. It strikes a balance between works on literature, film, photography, sports, law, and general theory, bringing together humanistic and social science approaches. Horlacher adopts a non-hierarchical perspective and…

Anthology Humanities Natural Sciences Nonfiction Reference/Guide/Manual Social Sciences

Voice and Communication Therapy for the Transgender/Gender Diverse Client: A Comprehensive Clinical Guide

Transgender health care varies around the world. In many countries, transgender people live on the margin of the society with insecure conditions to support themselves, with risks to become victims of hate crimes, including murder, or laws that make gender non-confirming expressions illegal ( Winter et al., 2016). To support transgender health care around the…

Critique Essay Humanities Law/Legal Nonfiction Social Sciences Theory

Pauli Murray’s Peter Panic: Perspectives from the Margins of Gender and Race in Jim Crow America

This article investigates the history of intersectional feminism and demonstrates that the theory is grounded in a trans-of-color analysis of the racial caste system known as “Jim Crow.” In 1944, Pauli Murray, an African American activist, journalist, and lawyer, coined the term Jane Crow, which critiqued the simultaneous structural and affective impacts of white supremacy…

Critique Essay Humanities Nonfiction Social Sciences

Coming Out to Doctors, Coming Out to “Everyone”: Understanding the Average Sequence of Transgender Identity Disclosures Using Social Media Data

The dominant narrative of gender transition imagines an unambiguous, specific moment in which one’s gender switches. However, transition is a process rather than a moment; it involves transgender identity disclosures to different people in one’s life, some marking pivotal moments of change. When developing transgender identities, people balance their desires for a lived gender that…

Art Essay Humanities Nonfiction Social Sciences Theory

Cultural Crossings: performing race and transgender in the work of moti roti

This essay investigates the possibilities offered for an exploration of racial and gendered identities as performed through the experimental art projects of the diasporic London-based artist-led group moti roti. Framed within the context of a Butlerian theory of the performative, moti roti’s 1995 installation/performance, Wigs of Wonderment is considered both in terms of Butler’s proposition…