Humanities Nonfiction Social Sciences

Heterosexuals’ Attitudes Toward Transgender People: Findings from a National Probability Sample of U.S. Adults

Using data from a national probability sample of heterosexual U.S. adults (N02,281), the present study describes the distribution and correlates of men’s and wom- en’s attitudes toward transgender people. Feeling thermom- eter ratings of transgender people were strongly correlated with attitudes toward gay men, lesbians, and bisexuals, but were significantly less favorable. Attitudes toward transgen-…

Critique Drama Essay History Journal/Diary Nonfiction Social Sciences Theory

Lou Sullivan Diaries (1970-1980) and Theories of Sexual Embodiment: Making Sense of Sensing

This book highlights the intersection between theory and lived experience, academic description and the personal narrative of Lou Sullivan. Sullivan puzzled in his diaries over the conundrum of his desire to transition from female to male in order to be a gay man. The reader will follow Sullivan as he struggles with his feelings of…

Art Critique Essay History Humanities Nonfiction Social Sciences Theory

Exploring Means of Transgender Agency through Aesthetic Theory and Practice

This essay explores the complex relationship between gender and aesthetics, namely through the lens of the transgender movement. After a brief study of the challenges related to the history of gender variance and normativity, the essay will follow the trajectory of Kant’s Critique of Judgment, focusing primarily on the conception of the sublime, and move…

Anthology Essay Nonfiction

TransSisters: the journal of transsexual feminism # 2 (november / december 1993)

Contents: Letters to the editor — About this issue — A kinder, gentler festival? — An open letter to the organizers of the Michigan Womyn’s Music Festival — Resolution condeming discrimination against and/or exclusion of transsexual lesbians within the gay and lesbian community — Mission to Mischigan — Results of 1992 gender survey at Michigan…

Anthology Essay Journal/Diary Nonfiction

TransSisters: the journal of transsexual feminism # 3 (winter 1994)

Contents: Letters to the editor — The importance of outspokenness — Transphobia where separatism joins patriarchy — Twenty-one things you don’t say to a transsexual — Of transsexuals and transcendence — New woman conference 3 orgasm workshop responses — Reflections — Orgasmic function in postoperative transsexual women — Welcome to the world of the intersexed…

Anthology Essay Journal/Diary Nonfiction

TransSisters: the journal of transsexual feminism # 6 (Autumn 1994)

Contents: Letters to the editor — Trans-action news — Stonewall 25 revisited: queer politics, process queens and lessons learned — Suddenly last Stonewall — Introducing Dallas Denny==You’re strange and we’re wonderful: the relationship between the gay/;lesbian and transgender communities — she’s baaaa-aaack! — Why post-op transsexual women should not be allowed at Michigan — All…