Second Skins: the Body Narratives of Transsexuality
Authors acknowledge that transsexuality
does not necessarily require surgical reassignment intervention in all subjects, and that SRP is much broader and not solely based on surgery.
In the last decades, the fascination to and diverse study of transsexuality
(1) has notoriously increased.
thus becomes a profoundly feminist issue, since the choice of change of gender position foregrounds the feminist call to the recognition of difference, opposes the state's claim to regulate gender identity, and in ultimate analysis, is a forceful antagonist to the patriarchal order, which guarantees the capitalistic state.
Professing Selves: Transsexuality
and Same-Sex Desire in Contemporary Iran is one of those rare books with a title enough to whet both one's intellectual appetite and one's desire to conquer new areas of knowledge and, in this book, Professor Najmabadi deals with the most sensitive issues not open to discussion in the cultural and religious atmosphere that dominates Iran today.
be no serious dispute that many prison officials, including doctors, are ignorant about transsexuality
and are often cruel to transsexual inmates.
Scientific output on transsexuality
in the Spanish biomedical literature: bibliometric and content analyses (1973-2011).
Although they were close, she was unaware of the turmoil he was enduring as he concealed his transsexuality
The lives of trans people are less important than their ideology; Raymond called for transsexuality
to be "morally mandated out of existence.
She moves away from transsexuality
, loneliness, and shame, towards (the promise of) heterosexual coupledom, family, motherhood, and upward mobility.
On transgender history more generally see Joanne Meyerowitz, How Sex Changed: A History of Transsexuality
in the United States (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2002); and Susan Stryker, Transgender History (Berkeley: Seal Press, 2008).
21) See, for example, Joanne Meyerowitz' (2002) How Sex Changed: A History of Transsexuality
in the United States for a standard-bearing account of the personal, institutional, activist, and discursive history of gender reassignment in the United States.