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O jogo do nome nas subjetividades travestis

DOI: 10.1590/S0102-71822011000200006

Keywords: gender, transvestite, subjectivity, name.

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since the birth, the name is one of the first features to be acquired by the being, which shall follow him as a distinct mark in the society. at the same time, the name, through the male or female substantive grammar, imposes a rigid binary relationship between the genders, marking, beyond the denomination, the determination of norms related to the sexuality and the gender. through the participation in an extension project concerning the transvesty audience in the city of uberlandia, comes the interest to problematize the name's extreme personal right in the transvestite's subjectivities. the transvestite expressed problematic comes to question the name as personal distinctive, by the groups' characteristic ambiguity in the male-female border. there is, after that, a tension between the linguistic and juridical limits of the name's extreme personal right facing the "inventions and subvertions" of the transvesty gender.


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