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

Tracey Yeadon-Lee

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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.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)347-357
Number of pages11
JournalWomen's Studies International Forum
Issue number3/4
Publication statusPublished - 28 Aug 2001
Externally publishedYes


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