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Navigating Multiple IdentitiesRace, Gender, Culture, Nationality, and Roles$
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Ruthellen Josselson and Michele Harway

Print publication date: 2012

Print ISBN-13: 9780199732074

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2012

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732074.001.0001

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The Multiple Identities of Transgender Individuals

The Multiple Identities of Transgender Individuals

Incorporating a Framework of Intersectionality to Gender Crossing

(p.113) 7 The Multiple Identities of Transgender Individuals
Navigating Multiple Identities

Theodore R. Burnes

Mindy M. Chen

Oxford University Press

Current literature reveals that understanding gender crossing, particularly that of transgender individuals, is a phenomenon in critical need of investigation within the field of psychology. The authors apply a framework of intersectionality to understand the development of multiple identities for transgender individuals. Language and cultural identity within transgender communities are discussed. The authors identify and discuss methods of understanding transgender individuals within the context of their sociocultural identities and communities. Implications for research and scholarship are presented.

Keywords:   transgender, multiple identities, gender crossing, sociocultural intersectionality

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