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The current study examined factors influencing acceptance of transgender athletes in sport events. Quantitative data were gathered from 373 members of university sport teams in the Tokai area of Japan. Using linear mixed-effects regression modeling, we investigated contributions of two types of predictors. One is the context in which trans athletes...
Introduction: The participation of transgender and intersex women in sports is a question to seriously consider. The officials of elite sporting events, like the Olympics, have long attempted to maintain “fairness” within the female categorization by excluding non-cisgender females. On the other hand, school sports meets and other lower-level compe...
Building upon the Foucauldian insight that sexuality is a discourse and thereby refusing to be chained to the Freudian repressive hypothesis, this paper aims to ascertain how the closet is made and how the homosexual comes to be seen in the act of reading the literary text, “The Beast in the Jungle,” written by Henry James. It will examine the powe...
According to Gayle Rubin in "Thinking Sex," sexual values—like other value systems surrounding race, ethnicity, and religion—form hierarchical binaries that counterpose a privileged term residing within a charmed circle against a degraded other residing outside, thereby articulating an imaginary line of difference and implied divergence. The sexual...
As for Milton's Eve, some feminist critics, like Sandra M. Gilbert and Susan Gubar, Christine Froula, and Marcia Landy, point out her subjection to Adam, saying that Eve is a patriarchal ideal of womanhood deprived of her autonomous identity and trained to be obedient to men by male power. Others, like Diane Kelsey McColley and William Shullenberge...