Citation

Introduction: Trans-, Trans, or Transgender?

Author:
Stryker, Susan; Currah, Paisley; More, Lisa Jean
Publication:
WSQ: Women's Studies Quarterly
Year:
2008

The title that appears on the cover of this journal is Trans-, not Trans, and not Transgender. A little hyphen is perhaps too flimsy a thing to carry as much conceptual freight as we intend for it bear, but we think the hyphen matters a great deal, precisely because it marks the difference between the implied nominalism of “trans” and the explicit relationality of “trans-,” which remains open-ended and resists premature foreclosure by attachment to any single suffix...