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Struggling for Ordinary: Media and Transgender Belonging in Everyday Life

Andre Cavalcante

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781479881307
eISBN:
9781479864584
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479881307.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

What was it like to live as a transgender person in a media environment before Caitlin Jenner, Orange Is the New Black, Transparent, and the current transgender reality TV boom? Struggling for ... More


A Queerly Ordinary Conclusion: We All Put Our Skirts On One Leg at a Time

Andre Cavalcante

in Struggling for Ordinary: Media and Transgender Belonging in Everyday Life

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781479881307
eISBN:
9781479864584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479881307.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

Struggling for Ordinary exhibits how transgender participants are engaging with media culture to cope with, integrate into, and simultaneously disrupt the shared everyday world. In showing how ... More


Introduction: I Felt Like I Was Going to Explode

Andre Cavalcante

in Struggling for Ordinary: Media and Transgender Belonging in Everyday Life

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781479881307
eISBN:
9781479864584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479881307.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

The introduction contextualizes and previews the book’s primary aims and arguments. It discusses the book’s methodology, its focus on everyday life, its relevance to queer and transgender thought, ... More


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