Communication scholar at USC Annenberg

TMS: Transgender Media Studies

 

TMS: A Bibliography of Transgender Media Studies

Topics of particular significance to transgender individuals and communities, as well as topics related to non-normative gender identities more generally, have only relatively recently emerged in communication, media studies, and other allied fields. Yet, despite being a relatively new domain of scholarly attention, the literature on transgender media and communication is abundant, and increasing daily. Thus, it is with great frustration that I often find myself reviewing manuscripts for top journals in the fields of communication and media studies that begin with some variant of “there isn't much literature to review,“ before launching into the study at hand. Invariably, I am able to point the authors of these manuscripts to numerous instances of scholarly work that have already addressed their specific object of study for them to consider in the interpretation of their results and formation of their theoretical arguments.

My aim in providing this bibliography is to aid scholars in finding relevant literature on transgender topics in communication and media studies before completing their work and submitting it for peer review, as well as to aid students in introducing themselves to this field of study. Importantly, this bibliography is an ongoing project—one that I by no means claim is comprehensive and one that is perpetually incomplete. So, if you note a study is missing that should be included here, please contact me to let me know. Also know that no omissions are deliberate, but merely failures on my part to either (a) find the work or (b) update this page.

All references are listed in the Author-Date format specified in The Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition), and where possible I have included links to the articles, books, or chapters. In general, I have not included papers presented at conferences (including my own). 

The bibliography

Abbott, Traci B. 2013. “The Trans/Romance Dilemma in Transamerica and Other Films.” Journal of American Culture 36 (1): 32–41. doi:10.1111/jacc.12011

Ahmed, Alex A. 2018. “Trans Competent Interaction Design: A Qualitative Study on Voice, Identity, and Technology.” Interacting with Computers 30 (1): 53–71. doi:10.1093/iwc/iwx018

Åkerlund, Mathilda. “Representations of Trans People in Swedish Newspapers.” Journalism Studies, forthcoming. doi:10.1080/1461670X.2018.1513816

Arune, Willow. 2006. “Transgender Images in the Media.” In News and Sexuality: Media Portraits of Diversity, edited by Laura Casteñada and Shannon B. Campbell, 110–33. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Bailey, Moya, micha cárdenas, Laura Horak, Lokeilani Kaimana, Cáel M. Keegan, Geneveive Newman, Roxane Samer, and Raffi Sarkissian. 2017. ”Sense8: A Roundtable.” The Spectator 37 (2): 58–64.

Barker-Plummer, Bernadette. 2013. “Fixing Gwen: News and the Mediation of (Trans)gender Challenges.” Feminist Media Studies 13 (4): 710–24. doi:10.1080/14680777.2012.679289

Becker, Amy B., and Maureen E. Todd. 2018. “Watching the Evolution of the American Family? Amazon’s Transparent, Ecological Systems Theory, and the Changing Dynamics of Public Opinion.” Journal of Homosexuality 65 (9): 1120–37. doi:10.1080/00918369.2017.1406212

Beemyn, Genny, and Susan Rankin. 2011. The Lives of Transgender People. New York, NY: Columbia University Press.

Bettcher, Talia Mae. 2007. “Evil Deceivers and Make‐Believers: On Transphobic Violence and the Politics of Illusion.” Hypatia 22 (3): 43–65. doi:10.1111/j.1527-2001.2007.tb01090.x

Billard, Thomas J. 2016. “Writing in the Margins: Mainstream News Media Representations of Transgenderism.” International Journal of Communication 10: 4193–218.

Billard, Thomas J. “‘Passing’ and the Politics of Deception: Transgender Bodies, Cisgender Aesthetics, and the Policing of Inconspicuous Marginal Identities.” In The Palgrave Handbook of Deceptive Communication, edited by Tony Docan-Morgan. New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan, forthcoming.

Billard, Thomas J, and Brian L. MacAuley. 2017. “‘It’s a Bird! It’s a Plane! It’s a Transgender Superhero!’: Transgender Characters in Marvel, DC, and Image Comics.“ In Heroes, Heroines, and Everything in Between: Challenging Gender and Sexuality Stereotypes in Children’s Entertainment Media, edited by CarrieLynn D. Reinhard and Christopher J. Olson, 233–52. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books.

Billingsley, Amy. 2015. “Technology and Narratives of Continuity in Transgender Experiences.” Feminist Philosophy Quarterly 1 (1). doi:10.5206/fpq/2015.1.6

Bivens, Rena. 2017. “The Gender Binary Will Not be Deprogrammed: Ten Years of Coding Gender on Facebook.” New Media & Society 19 (6): 880–98. doi:10.1177/1461444815621527

Bivens, Rena, and Oliver L. Haimson. 2016. “Baking Gender Into Social Media Design: How Platforms Shape Categories for Users and Advertisers.” Social Media + Society. doi:10.1177/2056305116672486

Bode, Leticia, and Timothy Hildebrandt. “The Next Trans-Atlantic Frontier: Examining the Impact of Language Choice on Support for Transgender Policies in the United Kingdom and the United States.Atlantic Journal of Communication, forthcoming.

Booth, E. Tristan. 2011. “Queering Queer Eye: The Stability of Gay Identity Confronts the Liminality of Trans Embodiment.” Western Journal of Communication 75 (2): 185–204. doi:10.1080/10570314.2011.553876

Booth, E. Tristan, and Leland G. Spencer. 2016. ”Sitting in Silence: Managing Aural Body Rhetoric in Public Restrooms.” Communication Studies 67 (2): 209–26. doi:10.1080/10510974.2015.1122657

Broockman, David, and Joshua Kalla. 2016. “Durably Reducing Transphobia: A Field Experiment on Door-to-Door Canvassing.” Science 352 (6282): 202–24. doi:10.1126/science.aad9713

Brown, Melissa, Rashawn Ray, Ed Summers, and Neil Fraistat. 2017. “#SayHerName: A Case Study of Intersectional Social Media Activism.” Ethnic and Racial Studies 40 (11): 1831–46. doi:10.1080/01419870.2017.1334934

Brubaker, Rogers. 2016. Trans: Gender and Race in an Age of Unsettled Identities. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press.

Cannon, Yuliya, Stacy Speedlin, Joe Avera, Derek Robertson, Mercedes Ingram, and Ashely Prado. 2017. “Transition, Connection, Disconnection, and Social Media: Examining the Digital Lived Experiences of Transgender Individuals.” Journal of LGBT Issues in Counseling 11 (2): 68–87. doi:10.1080/15538605.2017.1310006

Capuzza, Jamie C. 2014. “Who Defines Gender Diversity? Sourcing Routines and Representation in Mainstream U.S. News Stories about Transgenderism.” International Journal of Transgenderism 15 (3–4): 115–28. doi:10.1080/15532739.2014.946195

Capuzza, Jamie C. 2016. “Improvements Still Needed for Transgender Coverage.” Newspaper Research Journal 37 (1): 82–94. doi:10.1177/0739532916634642

Capuzza, Jamie C., and Leland G. Spencer. 2018. “Regressing, Progressing, or Transgressing on the Small Screen? Transgender Characters on U.S. Scripted Television Series.” Communication Studies 65 (2): 214–30. doi:10.1080/01463373.2016.1221438

Carlson, Shanna T. “The Danish Girl’s Death Drive.” TSQ 4 (3–4): 675–78. doi:10.1215/23289252-4190055

cárdenas, micha. 2010. “Becoming Dragon: A Transversal Technology Study.” CTheory

cárdenas, micha. 2015. “Shifting Futures: Digital Trans of Color Praxis.” Ada: A Journal of Gender, New Media, and Technology 6. doi:10.7264/N3WH2N8D

cárdenas, micha. 2016. “Dilating Destiny: Writing the Transreal Body through Game Design.” Jump Cut 57.

cárdenas, micha. 2018. “Monstrous Children of Pregnant Androids: Latinx Futures after Orlando.” GLQ 24 (1): 26–31. doi:10.1215/10642684-4254423

Cavalcante, Andre. 2013. “Centering Transgender Identity via the Textual Periphery: TransAmerica and the ‘Double Work’ of Paratexts.” Critical Studies in Media Communication 30 (2): 85–101. doi:10.1080/15295036.2012.694077

Cavalcante, Andre. 2016. “‘I Did It All Online:’ Transgender Identity and the Management of Everyday Life” Critical Studies in Media Communication 33 (1): 109–22. doi:10.1080/15295036.2015.1129065

Cavalcante, Andre. 2017. “Breaking into Transgender Life: Transgender Audiences’ Experiences with ‘First of Its Kind’ Visibility in Popular Media.” Communication, Culture & Critique 10 (3): 538–55. doi:10.1111/cccr.12165

Cavalcante, Andre. 2018. Struggling for Ordinary: Media and Transgender Belonging in Everyday Life. New York, NY: New York University Press.

Chare, Nicholas. 2016. “Landscape into Portrait: Reflections on Lili Elbe and Trans* Aesthetics.” Parallax 22 (3): 347–65. doi:10.1080/13534645.2016.1201924

Chávez, Karma R. 2010. “Spatializing Gender Performativity: Ecstasy and Possibilities for Livable Life in the Tragic Case of Victoria Arellano.” Women’s Studies in Communication 33 (1): 1–15. doi:10.1080/07491401003669729

Cipolletta, Sabrina, Riccardo Votadoro, and Elena Faccio. 2017. “Online Support for Transgender People: An Analysis of Forums and Social Networks.” Health and Social Care in the Community 25 (5): 1542–51. doi:10.1111/hsc.12448

Cloud, Dana L. 2014. “Private Manning and the Chamber of Secrets.” QED 1 (1): 80–104. doi:10.14321/qed.1.1.0080

Cole, Joshua Bastian. 2018. “Passing Glances: Recognizing the Trans Gaze in Mulholland Drive.” Somatechnics 8 (1): 79–94. doi:10.3366/soma.2018.0238

Copier, Laura, and Eliza Steinbock. “On Not Really Being There: Trans* Presence/Absence in Dallas Buyers Club.” Feminist Media Studies, forthcoming. doi:10.1080/14680777.2017.1393833

Costanza-Chock, Sasha, Chris Schweidler, and the Transformative Media Organizing Project. 2017. ”Toward Transformative Media Organizing: LGBTQ and Two-Spirit Media Work in the United States.” Media, Culture & Society 39 (2): 159–84. doi:10.1177/0163443716674360

Cowan, Sharon. 2009. “‘We Walk Among You’: Trans Identity Politics Goes to the Movies.” Canadian Journal of Women and the Law 21 (1): 91–117. doi:10.1353/jwl.0.0033

Cram, Emily Dianne. 2012. “‘Angie was Our Sister:’ Witnessing the Trans-Formation of Disgust in the Citizenry of Photography.” Quarterly Journal of Speech 98 (4): 411–38. doi:10.1080/00335630.2012.714899

Dame, Avery. 2013. “I’m Your Hero? Like Me? The Role of Expert in the Trans Male Vlog.” Journal of Language and Sexuality 2 (1): 40–69. doi:10.1075/jls.2.1.02dam

Dame, Avery. 2016. “Making a Name for Yourself: Tagging as Transgender Ontological Practice on Tumblr.” Critical Studies in Media Communication 33 (1): 23–37. doi:10.1080/15295036.2015.1130846

Dame, Avery. 2016. “Mapping the Territory: Archiving the Trans Website in an Age of Search.” TSQ 3 (3–4): 628–36. doi:10.1215/23289252-3545311

Darwin, Helana. 2017. “Doing Gender Beyond the Binary: A Virtual Ethnography.” Symbolic Interaction 40 (3): 317–34. doi:10.1002/symb.316

Deutsch, Madeline B. 2016. ”Evaluation of Patient-Oriented, Internet-Based Information on Gender-Affirming Hormone Treatments.” LGBT Health 3 (3): 200–07. doi:10.1089/lgbt.2015.0116

Dunn, Eli. 2016. “Steven Universe, Fusion Magic, and the Queer Cartoon Carnivalesque.“ Gender Forum 56: 44–57.

Edwards, Monica. 2010. “Transconversations: New Media, Community, and Identity.” In LGBT Identity and Online New Media, edited by Christopher Pullen and Margaret Cooper. New York, NY: Routledge.

Ekins, Richard, and Dave King. 2010. “The Emergence of New Transgendering Identities in the Age of the Internet.“ In Transgender Identities: Towards a Social Analysis of Gender Diversity, edited by Sally Hines and Tam Sanger, 25–42. New York, NY: Routledge.

Escoffier, Jeffrey. 2011. “Imagining the She/Male: Pornography and the Transsexualization of the Heterosexual Male.” Studies in Gender and Sexuality 12 (4): 268–81. doi:10.1080/15240657.2011.610230

Espineira, Karine. 2016. “Transgender and Transsexual People’s Sexuality in the Media.” Parallax 22 (3): 323–29. doi:10.1080/13534645.2016.1201922

Evans, Yolanda N., Samantha J. Gridley, Julia Crouch, Alicia Wang, Megan A. Moreno, Kym Ahrens, and David J. Breland. 2017. “Understanding Online Resource Use by Transgender Youth and Caregivers: A Qualitative Study.” Transgender Health 2 (1): 129–39. doi:10.1089/trgh.2017.0011

Farber, Rebecca. 2017. “‘Transing’ Fitness and Remapping Transgender Male Masculinity in Online Message Boards.” Journal of Gender Studies 26 (3): 254–68. doi:10.1080/09589236.2016.1250618

Farnel, Megan. 2015. “Kickstarting Trans*: The Crowdfunding of Gender/Sexual Reassignment Surgeries.” New Media & Society 17 (2): 215–30. doi:10.1177/1461444814558911

Farr, Daniel. 2010. “A Very Personal World: Advertisement and Identity of Trans-persons on Craigslist.“ In LGBT Identity and Online New Media, edited by Christopher Pullen and Margaret Cooper. New York, NY: Routledge.

Feder, Sam, and Alexandra Juhasz. 2016. “Does Visibility Equal Progress? A Conversation on Trans Activist Media.” Jump Cut 57.

Fink, Marty, and Quinn Miller. 2014. “Trans Media Moments: Tumblr, 2011–2013.” Television & New Media 15 (7): 611–26. doi:10.1177/1527476413505002

Fischer, Mia. 2016. ”#Free_CeCe: The Material Convergence of Social Media Activism.” Feminist Media Studies 16 (5): 755–71. doi:10.1080/14680777.2016.1140668

Fischer, Mia. 2017. ”Trans Responses to Adichie: Challenging Cis Privilege in Popular Feminism.” Feminist Media Studies 17 (5): 896–99. doi:10.1080/14680777.2017.1350520

Fischer, Mia. 2018. ”Queer and Feminist Approaches to Transgender Media Studies.” In Feminist Approaches to Media Theory and Research, edited by Dustin Harp, Jaime Loke, and Ingrid Bachmann, 93–107. Cham, CH: Palgrave Macmillan. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-90838-0_7

Ford, Akkadia. 2017. “The Dallas Buyers Club: Who’s Buying It?” TSQ 4 (1): 135–40. doi:10.1215/23289252-3711601

Fritz, Nikki, and Amy Gonzales. 2018. “Not the Normal Trans Story: Negotiating Trans Narratives While Crowdfunding at the Margins.International Journal of Communication 12: 1189–208.

Funk, Steven. 2018. “A Trans*+ Media Literacy Framework for Navigating the Dynamically Shifting Terrain of Gender in Media: Considering Assessment of Key Competencies.” In Promoting Global Competencies Through Media Literacy, edited by Melda N. Yildiz, Steven S. Funk, and Belinha S. De Abreu, 216–39. Hershey, PA: IGI Global. doi:10.4018/978-1-5225-3082-4.ch014

Funk, Steven, and Jaydi Fund. 2016. “Transgender Dispossession in Transparent: Coming Out as a Euphemism for Honesty.” Sexuality & Culture 20 (4): 879–905. doi:10.1007/s12119-016-9363-0

Gillig, Traci K., Erica L. Rosenthal, Sheila T. Murphy, and Kate Langrall Folb. 2018. “More than a Media Moment: The Influence of Televised Storylines on Viewers’ Attitudes toward Transgender People and Policies.” Sex Roles 78 (7-8): 515–27. doi:10.1007/s11199-017-0816-1

Glover, Julian Kevon. 2016. “Redefining Realness? On Janet Mock, Laverne Cox, TS Madison, and the Representation of Transgender Women of Color in Media.” Souls 18 (2–4): 338–57. doi:10.1080/10999949.2016.1230824

Gossett, Reina, Eric A. Stanley, and Johanna Burton, eds. 2017. Trap Door: Trans Cultural Production and the Politics of Visibility. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Graber, Shane M. 2018.”The Bathroom Boogeyman: A Qualitative Analysis of How the Houston Chronicle Framed the Equal Rights Ordinance.” Journalism Practice 12 (7): 870–87. doi:10.1080/17512786.2017.1358651

Gauthier, DeAnn K., and Nancy K. Chaudoir. 2004. “Tranny Boyz: Cyber Community Support in Negotiating Sex and Gender Mobility Among Female to Male Transsexuals.” Deviant Behavior 25 (4): 375–98. doi:10.1080/01639620490441272

Grist, Leighton. 2003. “‘It’s Only a Piece of Meat’: Gender Ambiguity, Sexuality, and Politics in The Crying Game and M. Butterfly.Cinema Journal 42 (4): 3–28.

Gross, Larry. 2005. ”The Past and Future of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Studies.” Journal of Communication 55 (3): 508–28. doi:10.1111/j.1460-2466.2005.tb02683.x

Gupta, Kat. “Response and Responsibility: Mainstream Media and Lucy Meadows in a Post-Leveson Context.” Sexualities, forthcoming. doi:10.1177/1363460717740259

Haimson, Oliver L., and Anna Lauren Hoffmann. 2016. “Constructing and Enforcing ‘Authentic’ Identity Online: Facebook, Real Names, and Non-normative Identities.” First Monday 21 (6). doi:10.5210/fm.v21i6.6791

Halberstam, Jack. 2001. “Telling Tales: Brandon Teena, Billy Tipton, and Transgender Biography.” In Passing: Identity and Interpretation in Sexuality, Race, and Religion, edited by Maria C. Sánchez and Linda Schlossberg, 13–37. New York, NY: New York University Press.

Halberstam, Jack. 2005. In a Queer Time and Place: Transgender Bodies, Subcultural Lives. New York, NY: New York University Press.

Halberstam, Jack. 2010. ”The Transgender Look.” In The Feminism and Visual Culture Reader, edited by Amelia Jones. New York, NY: Routledge.

Halberstam, Jack. 2016. ”Trans*-Gender Transitivity and New Configurations of Body, History, Memory and Kinship.” Parallax 22 (3): 366–75. doi:10.1080/13534645.2016.1201925

Hale, C. Jacob. 1998. “Consuming the Living, Dis(re)membering the Dead in the Butch/FTM Borderlands.” GLQ 4 (2): 311–48. doi:10.1215/10642684-4-2-311

Hawkins, Blake, and Jake Giesking. 2017. “Seeking Ways to our Transgender Bodies, by Ourselves: Rationalizing Transgender‐specific Health Information Behaviors.” Proceedings of the Association for Information Science and Technology 54 (1): 702–04. doi:10.1002/pra2.2017.14505401122

Heinrich, Larissa N. 2012. “Begin Anywhere: Transgender and Transgenre Desire in Qiu Miaojin’s Last Words from Montmartre.” In Transgender China, edited by Howard Chiang, 161–82. New York NY: Palgrave Macmillan.

heinz, matthew. 2012. “Transmen on the Web: Inscribing Multiple Discourses.” In The Handbook of Gender, Sex, and Media, edited by Karen Ross, 326–43. Malden, MA: John Wiley & Sons. doi:10.1002/9781118114254.ch20

heinz, matthew. 2016. Entering Transmasculinity: The Inevitability of Discourse. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press.

heinz, matthew. 2018. “Communicating While Transgender: Apprehension, Loneliness, and Willingness to Communicate in a Canadian Sample.” Sage Open. doi:10.1177/2158244018777780

Hess, Linda M. 2017. “‘My Whole Life I’ve Been Dressing up like a Man’: Negotiations of Queer Aging and Queer Temporality in the TV Series Transparent.” European Journal of American Studies 11 (3). doi:10.4000/ejas.11702

Hill, Darryl B. 2005. “Coming to Terms: Using Technology to Know Identity.” Sexuality and Culture 9 (3): 24–52. doi:10.1007/s12119-005-1013-x

Hoffarth, Mark Romeo, and Gordon Hodson. 2018. ”When Intergroup Contact is
Uncommon and Bias is Strong: The Case of Anti-transgender Bias.” Psychology & Sexuality 9 (3):
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Hoffmann, Anna Lauren. 2017. “Data, Technology, and Gender: Thinking About (and From) Trans Lives.“ In Spaces for the Future: A Companion to Philosophy of Technology, edited by Joseph C. Pitt and Ashley Shew. New York, NY: Routledge.

Holiday, Steven, Bradley J. Bond, and Eric E. Rasmussen. “Coming Attractions: Parental Mediation Responses to Transgender and Cisgender Film Trailer Content Targeting Adolescents.” Sexuality & Culture, forthcoming. doi:10.1007/s12119-018-9517-3

Horak, Laura. 2014. “Trans on YouTube: Intimacy, Visibility, Temporality.” TSQ 1 (4): 572–85. doi:10.1215/23289252-2815255

Horak, Laura. 2017. ”Cross-Dressing and Transgender Representation in Swedish Cinema, 1908–2017.” European Journal of Scandinavian Studies 47 (2): 377–97. doi:10.1515/ejss-2017-0025

Horak, Laura. 2017. ”Tracing the History of Trans and Gender Variant Filmmakers.” The Spectator 37 (2): 9–20.

Horak, Laura. 2018. “Trans Studies.” Feminist Media Histories 4 (2): 201–06. doi:10.1525/fmh.2018.4.2.201

Humphrey, Rhi. 2016. “‘I Think Journalists Sometimes Forget that We’re Just People’: Analysing the Effects of UK Trans Media Representation on Trans Audiences.“ Gender Forum 56: 23–43.

Ingram, Mercedes V., Stacy Speedlin, Yuliya Cannon, Ashley Prado, and Joe Avera. 2017. “A Seat at the Table: Using Social Media as a Platform to Resolve Microaggressions Against Transgender Persons.” Journal of Creativity in Mental Health 12 (3): 289–304. doi:10.1080/15401383.2016.1248266

Jackson, Sarah J., Moya Bailey, and Brooke Foucault Welles. 2017. “#GirlsLikeUs: Trans Advocacy and Community Building Online.” New Media & Society 20 (5): 1868–88. doi:10.1177/1461444817709276

Jenzen, Olu. 2017. “Trans Youth and Social Media: Moving Between Counterpublics and the Wider Web.” Gender, Place & Culture 24 (11): 1626–41. doi:10.1080/0966369X.2017.1396204

Johnson, Austin G. 2016. “Transnormativity: A New Concept and Its Validation through Documentary Film About Transgender Men.” Sociological Inquiry 86 (4): 465–91. doi:10.1111/soin.12127

Johnson, Julia R. 2013. “Cisgender Privilege, Intersectionality, and the Criminalization of CeCe McDonald: Why Intercultural Communication Needs Transgender Studies.” Journal of International and Intercultural Communication 6 (2): 135–144. doi:10.1080/17513057.2013.776094

Jones, Philip Edward, Paul R. Brewer, Dannagal G. Young, Jennifer L. Lambe, and Lindsay H. Hoffman. 2018. “Explaining Public Opinion toward Transgender People, Rights, and Candidates.” Public Opinion Quarterly 82 (2): 252–78. doi:10.1093/poq/nfy009

Juhasz, Alexandra. 2016. “Troubling Transgender Media—Fact, Fiction, and Compromise.” Jump Cut 57.

Keegan, Cáel M. 2013. “Moving Bodies: Sympathetic Migrations in Transgender Narrativity.” Genders 57.

Keegan, Cáel M. 2015. ”Horizontal Inheritance: Orphan Black’s Transgender Genealogy.“ In Media Res

Keegan, Cáel M. 2015. “Looking Transparent.” Studies in Gender and Sexuality 16 (2): 137–38. doi:10.1080/15240657.2015.1038197

Keegan, Cáel M. 2016. “Revisitation: A Trans Phenomenology of the Media Image.” MedieKultur 32 (61): 26–41. doi:10.7146/mediekultur.v32i61.22414

Keegan, Cáel M. 2016. ”History, Disrupted: The Aesthetic Gentrification of Queer and Trans Cinema.” Social Alternatives 35 (3): 50–56. 

Keegan, Cáel M. 2016. “Tongues without Bodies: The Wachowskis’ Sense8.” TSQ 3 (3–4): 605–10. doi:10.1215/23289252-3545275

Keegan, Cáel M. 2018. Lana and Lilly Wachowski: Sensing Transgender. Urbana-Champaign, IL: University of Illinois Press.

Keegan, Cáel M., Laura Horak and Eliza Steinbock. 2018. “Cinematic/Trans*/Bodies Now (and Then, and to Come).” Somatechnics 8 (1): 1–13. doi:10.3366/soma.2018.0233

Kelso, Tony. 2015. “Still Trapped in the U.S. Media’s Closet: Representations of Gender-Variant, Pre-Adolescent Children.” Journal of Homosexuality 62 (8): 1058–97. doi:10.1080/00918369.2015.1021634

Kenney, Rick. 2008. “The Real Gender-Bender: The Curious Case of the Coverage of the Steve Stanton Story.” Florida Communication Journal 36 (1): 1–11.

Kerry, Stephen. 2018. “Australian News Media’s Representation of Cate McGregor, the Highest Ranking Australian Transgender Military Officer.” Journal of Gender Studies 27 (6): 683–93. doi:10.1080/09589236.2017.1287068

Kosenko, Kami A., Bradley J. Bond, and Ryan J. Hurley. 2018. “An Exploration into the Uses and Gratifications of Media for Transgender Individuals.” Psychology of Popular Media Culture 7 (3): 274–88. doi:10.1037/ppm0000135

Krueger, Evan A. and Sean D. Young. 2015. “Twitter: A Novel Tool for Studying the Health and Social Needs of Transgender Communities.” JMIR Mental Health 2 (2). doi:10.2196/mental.4113

Landau, Jamie. 2012. “Reproducing and Transgressing Masculinity: A Rhetorical Analysis of Women Interacting With Digital Photographs of Thomas Beatie.” Women’s Studies in Communication 35 (2): 178–203. doi:10.1080/07491409.2012.724527

Leung, Helen Hok-Sze. 2012. “Trans on Screen.” In Transgender China, edited by Howard Chiang, 183–98. New York NY: Palgrave Macmillan.

Leung, Helen Hok-Sze. 2014. “Film.” TSQ 1 (1–2): 86–89. doi:10.1215/23289252-2399686

Lewis, Vek. 2009. “Performing Translatinidad: Miriam the Mexican Transsexual Reality Show Star and the Tropicalization of Difference in Anglo-Australian Media.” Sexualities 12 (2): 225–50. doi:10.1177/1363460708100920

Li, Minjie. 2018. “Intermedia Attribute Agenda Setting in the Context of Issue-Focused Media Events: Caitlyn Jenner and Transgender Reporting.” Journalism Practice 12 (1): 56–75. doi:10.1080/17512786.2016.1273078

Lim, David C. L. 2015. “Visualizing the Invisible: Social Constructions of Straight Identified Men Who Have Sex With Transsexuals and Feminized Gay Men On/Off Malaysian Film.” Studies in Gender and Sexuality 16 (3): 183–203. doi:10.1080/15240657.2015.1073047

Lloyd, Christopher E. M., and Mark D. Finn. 2017. “Authenticity, Validation and Sexualisation on Grindr: An Analysis of Trans Women’s Accounts.” Psychology & Sexuality 8 (1-2): 158–69. doi:10.1080/19419899.2017.1316769

Lovelock, Michael. 2016. “Call Me Caitlyn: Making and Making over the ‘Authentic’ Transgender Body in Anglo-American Popular Culture.”  Journal of Gender Studies 26 (6): 675–87. doi:10.1080/09589236.2016.1155978

Lovelock, Michael. 2017. “‘I Am…’: Caitlyn Jenner, Jazz Jennings and the Cultural Politics of Transgender Celebrity.”  Feminist Media Studies 17 (5): 737–54. doi:10.1080/14680777.2017.1298649

MacAulay, Maggie, and Marcos Daniel Moldes. 2016. ”Queen Don’t Compute: Reading and Casting Shade on Facebook’s Real Names Policy.” Critical Studies in Media Communication 33 (1): 6–22. doi:10.1080/15295036.2015.1129430

MacKenzie, Gordene, and Mary Marcel. 2009. “Media Coverage of the Murder of U.S. Transwomen of Color.” In Local Violence, Global Media: Feminist Analyses of Gendered Representations, edited by Lisa M. Cuklanz and Sujata Moorti, 79–106. New York, NY: Peter Lang.

Mackie, Vera. 2008. “How to Be a Girl: Mainstream Media Portrayals of Transgendered Lives in Japan.” Asian Studies Review 32 (3): 411–23. doi:10.1080/10357820802298538

Malatino, Hilary. 2016. “The Transgender Tipping Point: The Social Death of Sophia Burset.” In Feminist Perspectives on Orange Is the New Black: Thirteen Critical Essays, edited by April Kalogeropoulos Householder and Adrienne Trier-Bieniek, 95–110. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company.

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first published August 13, 2018; last updated September 19, 2018