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Trans(re)lations: Lesbian and female to male transsexual accounts of identity

Lee, Tracey (2001) Trans(re)lations: Lesbian and female to male transsexual accounts of identity. Women’s Studies International Forum, 24 (3/4). pp. 347-357. ISSN 0277-5395/01

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Abstract

The following article is founded in interview based social research conducted with an opportunistic sample of British and North American lesbians and female to male transsexuals (FTMs). The interviews were concerned with their accounts of experience and identity from childhood, through adolescence to adulthood. Located in relation to a current debate regarding similarity and difference between lesbians and FTMs, the article juxtaposes the identity accounts to facilitate a comparative analysis and suggests that processes of “othering” are utilised as a means through which similar life histories are differentially experienced and accounted for.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
Schools: School of Human and Health Sciences
Depositing User: Tracey Yeadon-Lee
Date Deposited: 15 Sep 2009 14:52
Last Modified: 31 Aug 2010 12:35
URI: http://eprints.hud.ac.uk/id/eprint/5583

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