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Pursuing Views and Testing Commitments: Hypothetical Questions in the Psychiatric Assessment of Transsexual Patients

Susan A. Speer

in Why Do You Ask?: The Function of Questions in Institutional Discourse

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195306897
eISBN:
9780199867943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195306897.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter, written by Susan Speer, considers the role of hypothetical questions (HQs) in interactions between psychiatrists and transsexual patients in a British gender identity clinic. The ... More


General Conclusions

Jacques Balthazart

in The Biology of Homosexuality

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199838820
eISBN:
9780199919512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199838820.003.0057
Subject:
Neuroscience, Neuroendocrine and Autonomic, Development

This chapter summarizes the accumulated knowledge and the questions that remain unanswered. It then shows how scientific information collected over the past twenty or thirty years can and should ... More


Once, My Husband

Diane Daniel (ed.)

in Every True Pleasure: LGBTQ Tales of North Carolina

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781469646800
eISBN:
9781469646824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469646800.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

In the personal essayOnce, My Husband, Diane Daniel describes the day of the transsexual surgery of her husband-then-wife.


Rape in War

Claudia Card

in The Atrocity Paradigm: A Theory of Evil

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195145083
eISBN:
9780199833115
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195145089.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Sexual enslavement of women and girls, for the enjoyment of soldiers and officers, destroys countless young female lives, and mass rape in war is further terroristic, aiming to intimidate and ... More


GID in Hong Kong: A Critical Overview of Medical Treatments for Transsexual Patients

Eleanor Cheung

in As Normal as Possible: Negotiating Sexuality and Gender in Mainland China and Hong Kong

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099876
eISBN:
9789882206625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099876.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter briefly discusses Gender Identity Disorder (GID), the Standards of Care advocated by Harry Benjamin, and the treatment transsexual patients have been receiving in Hong Kong since 1986. ... More


Legal Reinforcement of Gender Norms

Julie A. Greenberg

in Intersexuality and the Law: Why Sex Matters

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814731895
eISBN:
9780814738610
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814731895.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter serves as an introduction to Part II of this book. It provides an overview to the subjects discussed in this part, such as the areas in which the concerns of people with an intersex ... More


Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, And Transgender/Transsexual Individuals

Emilia Lombardi and Talia Bettcher

in Social Injustice and Public Health

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195171853
eISBN:
9780199865352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171853.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter describes the impact of social injustice on the health of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender/ transsexual individuals, including the impact of violence, HIV/AIDS, mental health and ... More


3 Legal Reinforcement of Gender Norms

Julie A. Greenberg

in Intersexuality and the Law: Why Sex Matters

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814731895
eISBN:
9780814738610
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814731895.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter serves as an introduction to Part II of this book. It provides an overview to the subjects discussed in this part, such as the areas in which the concerns of people with an intersex ... More


Transgender Identities: Research and Controversies

Francisco J. Sánchez and Eric Vilain

in Handbook of Psychology and Sexual Orientation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199765218
eISBN:
9780199979585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765218.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter provides an overview of scientific understanding of transgender issues, drawing from empirical articles published in peer-reviewed journals. It briefly summarizes biological and ... More


The Family, Parliament, and the Judges

STEPHEN CRETNEY

in Same Sex Relationships: From 'Odious Crime' to 'Gay Marriage'

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199297733
eISBN:
9780191711275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297733.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Family Law

This chapter addresses the change in the balance of constitutional power since the Human Rights Convention and also with the case of transsexuals. It looks at law-making in countries (such as the ... More


Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender/Transsexual People

Emilia Lombardi and Talia Mae Bettcher

in Social Injustice and Public Health

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190914653
eISBN:
9780190914684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190914653.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter describes social injustice experienced by lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender/transsexual (LGBT) individuals. It addresses stigma-based violence, HIV/AIDS, and issues related to ... More


Sa‘ida Sultan/Danna International: Transgender Pop and the Polysemiotics of Sex, Nation, and Ethnicity on the Israeli-Egyptian Border

Walter Armbrust (ed.)

in Mass Mediations: New Approaches to Popular Culture in the Middle East and Beyond

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520219250
eISBN:
9780520923096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520219250.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This chapter considers an instance of transnational media flow that is nonhierarchical but rather horizontal between two nonmetropolitan nations, from Israel to Egypt, and studies the impact of ... More


‘She had never been a woman’: Second Wave Feminism, Femininity and Transgender in Angela Carter’s The Passion of New Eve (1977)

Rachel Carroll

in Transgender and The Literary Imagination: Changing Gender in Twentieth-Century Writing

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474414661
eISBN:
9781474453875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474414661.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter focuses on a novel by a writer whose reputation as one of the most innovative and influential authors of the late twentieth century is firmly established. The centrality of Angela ... More


6 Gender Does Not Make a Parent

Carlos A. Ball

in The Right to Be Parents: LGBT Families and the Transformation of Parenthood

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814739303
eISBN:
9780814739310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814739303.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter profiles cases involving transsexual parents who have battled in the courts to have their relationships with their children legally recognized despite having no biological connection to ... More


Remedial Deliberation in the Legislature

Aruna Sathanapally

in Beyond Disagreement: Open Remedies in Human Rights Adjudication

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199669301
eISBN:
9780191744648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669301.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Chapter 1 identified several rationales for leaving the task of devising human rights remedies to the legislature in the first instance, including the legislature’s superior capacity to make certain ... More


Photo Essay: A Brief History of Early Gay Venues in Singapore

Roy Tan

in Queer Singapore: Illiberal Citizenship and Mediated Cultures

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789888139330
eISBN:
9789888180196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139330.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

The writer's photo essay provides illustration, histories and an ethnographic analysis of Singapore's gay meeting places. He plots the history of the city's gay urban geography and outlines the ... More


Sissy Boy: From I Rise: The Transformation of Toni Newman

Toni Newman (ed.)

in Every True Pleasure: LGBTQ Tales of North Carolina

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781469646800
eISBN:
9781469646824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469646800.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

In Sissy Boy, an excerpt from Toni Newman's memoir I Rise: The Transformation of Toni Newman, recounts her journey from her hometown of Jacksonville, North Carolina, where from an early age she knew ... More


Jonas

Belle Boggs (ed.)

in Every True Pleasure: LGBTQ Tales of North Carolina

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781469646800
eISBN:
9781469646824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469646800.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

Jonas, a short story by Belle Boggs, charts the journey of married couple Melinda and Jonas through Jonas's transition into becoming a woman-now called Joan-as the two negotiate the complicated ... More


The Right to a Private and Family Life

Brice Dickson

in Human Rights and the United Kingdom Supreme Court

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199697458
eISBN:
9780191752247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199697458.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter looks at the four key components of Article 8 of the European Convention—respect for private life, family life, home, and correspondence. In relation to each of them the UK top court has ... More


Performative Repertoires of Citizenship

Isaac West

in Transforming Citizenships: Transgender Articulations of the Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479832149
eISBN:
9781479826872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479832149.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter presents the account of Mayne, an officially recognized male-to-female transsexual who repeatedly provoked her own arrest in Los Angeles in the 1950s by using a female restroom where ... More


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