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Queering FamiliesThe Postmodern Partnerships of Cisgender Women and Transgender Men$
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Carla A. Pfeffer

Print publication date: 2017

Print ISBN-13: 9780199908059

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: December 2016

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199908059.001.0001

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Partners Negotiating Bodies, Sexuality, and Intimacy

Partners Negotiating Bodies, Sexuality, and Intimacy

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(p.99) 4 Partners Negotiating Bodies, Sexuality, and Intimacy
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Queering Families
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Carla A. Pfeffer

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199908059.003.0004

This chapter focuses upon bodies, sexuality, and intimacy in the context of cis women’s partnerships with trans men. One of the purposes of this chapter is to refigure the body and sexuality back into sociological work on partnerships and families. So often absent from critical discussion and analysis, this chapter does not talk around bodies and sexuality or consider them in an abstract way, but rather features them centrally, highlighting their import in producing both personal and interpersonal subjectivity. Critical subjects in this chapter include discussion of polyamory, menstruation, penetration, the role of the penis (or phallus), sexual satisfaction, and sexual communication. This chapter also discusses how cis women and their trans partners engage in linguistic innovation around sexual embodiments and practices.

Keywords:   embodiment, language and sexuality, menstruation, monogamy, penetration, phallus, polyamory, sex, sexual communication, sexual satisfaction, sexuality, transmogrification

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