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By Yolanda Martínez-San Miguel, Sarah Tobias (eds.)

From Caitlyn Jenner to Laverne Cox, transgender humans have speedily received public visibility, contesting many easy assumptions approximately what gender and embodiment suggest. the colourful self-discipline of Trans stories explores such demanding situations intensive, development at the insights of queer and feminist conception to elevate provocative questions on the relationships between gender, sexuality, and authorised social norms. Trans reviews is an interdisciplinary essay assortment, bringing jointly top specialists during this burgeoning box and providing insights approximately how transgender activism and scholarship may possibly rework scholarship and public coverage. Taking an intersectional procedure, this theoretically refined publication deeply grounded in real-world matters bridges the gaps among activism and academia by means of providing examples of state of the art activism, learn, and pedagogy.

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2005. ” In Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation: Research, Policy, and Personal Perspectives, edited by Ronni L. Sanlo, 41–­49. San Francisco: Jossey-­Bass. Beemyn, Brett-­Genny, Andrea Domingue, Jessica Pettitt, and Todd Smith. 2005. ” Journal of Gay and Lesbian Issues in Education 3(1): 89–­104. Beemyn, Genny, and Sue Rankin. 2011. The Lives of Transgender People. New York: Columbia University Press. Bilodeau, Brent. 2009. Genderism: Transgender Students, Binary Systems, and Higher Education.

Currently, the only out trans woman participating on a women’s sports team is Gabrielle Ludwig, a basketball player at Mission College, a community college in Santa Clara, California (Prisbell 2012). The NCAA’s policies for transgender athletes are more inclusive and realistic than the International Olympic Committee’s policies, which require MTF competitors to have at least two years of hormone therapy and all transgender people to undergo gender-­affirming surgery and to change documents to be legally recognized as their gender identity.

Department of Education and school districts in California, which affirm that anti-­ transgender discrimination is covered under Title IX, may lead other school districts and colleges to enact trans-­supportive athletic policies to avoid possible lawsuits. While colleges and universities are bound by the rules of the NCAA and the governing bodies of club sports, a growing number of campus athletic programs are developing policies that ensure that trans-­spectrum athletes are accommodated as best as possible within these expectations.

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