Essays about: "Transgender"

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  1. 1. Sacred Polarities? Exploring the Use of Gendered Language in Three Generations of Contemporary Paganism - From 1954 to 2017

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för litteratur, idéhistoria och religion

    Author : Loke Lundin; [2018-01-31]
    Keywords : paganism; gender; transgender; discourse; gender essentialsim; polarity; LGBTQ; Wicca; Reclaiming Witchcraft; Radical Faeries; Gerald Gardner; Doreen Valiente; Janet Stewart Farrar; Starhawk; Harry Hay;

    Abstract : This thesis is a preparatory study for future research, and explores the use of gendered language within pagan witchcraft movements between the years 1954-2017, with the purpose of establishing if, and how, the understanding of gender, and the use of gendered language have undergone any changes over time, to accommodate for the changes in the gender discourse of Western society overall. Specific focus is placed on the accommodation of transgender and gender non-conforming identities. READ MORE

  2. 2. “To be or not to be?” - an essay about the debate that emerged from the opposition of Rebecca Tuvel's article and it’s examination regarding the concept of humanity.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Mänskliga rättigheter

    Author : Ismar Didic; [2018]
    Keywords : Transgender; gender; race; sexism; racism; human rights; rights; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : I april 2017, blev Rebecca Tuvel, en av författarna till den feministiska filosofiskriften Hypatia, kritiserad för en artikel som hon hade skrivit och som hade publicerats av den akademiska tidskriften. Artikeln som Tuvel skrev, innefattade ett jämförande av Rachel Dolezal, en vit kvinna som identifierade sig som svart, med det av Caitlyn Jenner, en trans kvinna. READ MORE

  3. 3. Fearing the Queer and the War on “Indecency” : Portrayals of LGBT Individuals, and the Struggle for Religious Decorum in Aceh, Indonesia

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Centrum för öst- och sydöstasienstudier

    Author : Jeanna Nilsson; [2018]
    Keywords : Acehnese discourse; LGBT; qanun jinayat; Shafi’i Islam; gender; liwath; musahaqah; kodrat; Islam; Aceh; Indonesia; Asian studies; South-East Asia; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In 2014, the sharia-ruled Aceh province of Indonesia legislated bylaw qanun jinayat no.6/2014, which criminalised same-sex acts, and imposed a caning punishment consisting of a hundred lashes if a person was found guilty. READ MORE

  4. 4. Breaking the binary : exploring gender self-presentation and passing on #TransIsBeautiful on Instagram

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för informatik och media

    Author : Theresa Rutten; [2018]
    Keywords : transgender; gender; gender binary; gender expression; self-presentation; passing; social media; Instagram;

    Abstract : The advent of social media enabled sexual minorities, as LGBTQ+ people, to find a community online. However, it can be difficult for transgender people to express their gender identity without risking a form of social injustice, as transgender people are not included in the prevailing gender binary. READ MORE

  5. 5. Collocates of trans, transgender(s) and transexual(s) in British Newspapers: A Corpus-Assisted Critical Discourse Analysis

    University essay from Mittuniversitetet/Avdelningen för humaniora

    Author : Kajsa Törmä; [2018]
    Keywords : CDA; Corpus Linguistics; Newspaper Discourse; Semantic Prosodies; Transgender;

    Abstract : Through their coverage in the mass media transgender people and the trans rights movement have only recently stepped into the public eye. Because this emergence is so recent, it has not been widely studied within the field of linguistics. READ MORE