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Transgressed: Intimate Partner Violence in Transgender Lives

Xavier L. Guadalupe-Diaz


This book focuses on the stories of eighteen transgender survivors of intimate partner violence (IPV) and how their accounts challenge conventional understandings of this form of abuse. By examining the contexts in which abuse occurs, the book anchors transgender experiences with IPV within a largely trans-antagonistic culture. The dynamics of abuse, as told by survivors, are largely informed by an existing transphobic and genderist society. The prevalent themes in the accounts describe how transphobic and genderist attacks manifested as distinct patterns of abuse. When reflecting and making s ... More

Keywords: transgender, intimate partner violence, victimization, gender identity, relationships

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9781479832941
Published to NYU Press Scholarship Online: May 2020 DOI:10.18574/nyu/9781479832941.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Xavier L. Guadalupe-Diaz, author
Framingham State University