Critique Essay History Law/Legal Natural Sciences Nonfiction Social Sciences

Lost in transition: transpeople, transprejudice and pathology in Asia

Asia (particularly South and Southeast) is home to large numbers of transpeople: persons who are gender identity variant in that they present and identify in a gender other than that matching the gender assigned to them at birth. Many make a gender category transition early in life. Access to competent and transfriendly medical support services…

Art Critique Essay History Humanities Nonfiction Theory

Excessive Attachments: Twenty-First-Century Queer and Trans Video Art in the United States

This chapter provides an overview of the queer video artists who are working in the United States in the twenty-first-century and presenting their work primarily in gallery and museum contexts, either in traditional shows or performance/time-based interventions. Their work is divided into purposefully capacious and fluid categories: reimagining a queer/trans world, restaging the medium, and…

Critique Essay Humanities Nonfiction Social Sciences

Beyond alphabet soup: helping college health professionals understand sexual fluidity

Many college students today are no longer using the terms straight, gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender to self-identify their sexual orientation or gender identity. This commentary explores research related to fluidity of sexual identities, emerging sexual identities used by college students, and how these identities interact with the health and well-being of the student. Additionally,…

Critique Essay Nonfiction Theory

For the decolonization of trans* identities

This paper intends to make a critical reflection on the diverse transgender and non-cisgender identities and lived experiences using concepts and methodologies inspired by subaltern studies, especially Queer Theory and Post(Anti)colonial Studies.Following the decentralizing intellectual path carried out by considering heterosexuality as an idealized and dominant value, and contextualizing contemporary visions on gender from a…

Humanities Nonfiction Reference/Guide/Manual Social Sciences

At the Intersection of Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity: Variations in Emotional Distress and Bullying Experience in a Large Population-based Sample of U.S. Adolescents

This study examines the intersection of sexual and gender identities among adolescents, including the prevalence of these groups and rates of emotional distress and bullying victimization. Data come from a large population-based sample; two measures of sexual orientation and gender identity create eight identity groups. Youth who report identifying both as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or…

Essay History Law/Legal Nonfiction Social Sciences Theory

‘‘I Fear for My Safety, but Want to Show Bravery for Others’’: Violence and Discrimination Concerns Among Transgender and Gender-Nonconforming Individuals After the 2016 Presidential Election

In general, transgender individuals report experiencing high levels of discrimination and violence, as well as high levels of safety concerns and a need to be vigilant to the safety of their environs. The stress that arises from these high levels of violence and discrimination has sizable effects on mental and physical health. The results of…

Biography Essay History Humanities Law/Legal Nonfiction Social Sciences

Intrapersonal and Social-Contextual Factors Related to Psychological Well-being among Youth Experiencing Homelessness

Homeless youth are typically defined as a group of adolescents and young adults (ages 12-24) who do not have stable dwellings, but instead live on the streets, in shelters or abandoned buildings, or in other unstable situations (e.g., doubling up with friends). Given the myriad of hardships, stressors, and marginalization faced by youth as they…