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Date Created: 02/11/15
Sexuality 21 1 21115 538 PM Queering the Binaries Jason Cromwell The Genderbread Personquot 1l vquotl jliquot The Genderbread e rson Identity Q i l quot l i 1 l Woman Genderqueer Man Orientation Lender Expression J FEminine Androgynous Masculine quotQquot Biological Sex Fgmale Intersex Me O Sexual Orientation HEterosexual Bisexual Homoseanl Terminology Trans asterisk began as a computer language all words that begin with trans would come up on a web search Leaves open possibilities An all encompassing term Transsexual transition from one s category of sex to another Changes in body Biological Transgender change in gender expression Gender mobility used to talk about transition between gender categories No commonly followed path when transitioning VWATIEJ CAREFULLY CUT OUT EACH BLOCK ARRANGE BLOCKS IN DESIRED ORDER ADD OR quotOVE BLOCKS AS DESIRED 2g COUNSELL39NG m NAME CHANGE BOTTOM SURGERY tapsWWW m 33 PRONOUNS COUNSELLING BOTTOM SURGERY PRONOUNS T G P 819 RC ER COMING OUT CLOTHING I NAME CHANGE HORMONES m Cromwell is writing about early studies showed transgender people and how they created stereotypes that have persisted on Stereotypes Trans men are not sexual beings and have no sexual interest 0 Trans men are disgusted with their bodies 0 Trans men only desire feminine heterosexual women 0 Doctors believed that trans men were trying to be normative heterosexual men Masculine man heterosexual according to doctors 0 These stereotypes paved the way for gender identity disorder GID o A common and necessary medical diagnosis for those who wanted to change their gender or sex 0 Many trans people did not feel they had a disorder 0 This led to a lot of activism to have this removed as a psychiatric disorder 0 Removed in 2013 o This was highly stigmatizing calling it a disorder positive aspect of GID being removed Insurance companies will no longer cover sex reassignment surgeries because it was removed 0 Gender Dysphoria remains in DSM today a person s emotional stress as a result from their born sex or gender Reading IfI identify as an FTM and ifI have sex with a gay man who identifies as a woman are we a straight couple For most people the answer would be yesquot Page 509 o This is a rhetorical question he doesn t identify this way 0 Two pieces to this how people identify themselves and how other people identify them Transsituated identities identities that operate outside the binaries that cultures recognize Identity is fluid not fixed it changes over time Connotes movement depends on personal history Transsituated perspectives of partners of the interviewees how do they view their partners bodies and their relationships 0 The gender identity of their partner is used to define their relationships 0 They do not focus on their bodies 0 P 512 I m sort of fluid and it varies with who I m withquot How do trans people reconstruct their bodies to recreate their sense of self 0 Surgical procedures vasectomies creating a penis or vagina breast augmentation Hormones people who identify as androgynous are taking a limited or partial dosage of hormones in order to not become too masculine to stay androgynous How do we see them reconstructing the relationship between sex gender and sexuality 0 Taking it out of the building block idea as seen below Bodies are not what makes a person s identity 0 Reconfigures each gender category on it s own 0 Sexual pleasure not based on their partner s bodies 0 Being masculine and a man means much more than having a penis Normative relationship between sex gender and sexuality Female feminine woman attracted to men straight Female masculine woman attracted to women lesbian Male feminine man attracted to men gay Why is knowledge about transgender less known than other identities Movements have been both welcoming and hostile towards trans people Part of lesbian identity is configured on the normative relationship between sex gender and sexuality Cisgender person who identifies with the sex they were born with 21115 538 PM 21115 538 PM
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