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Trans and gender diverse youth resisting cisnormativity in school

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dc.contributor.author McBride, Ruari-Santiago
dc.contributor.author Neary, Aoife
dc.date.accessioned 2021-08-26T14:20:56Z
dc.date.available 2021-08-26T14:20:56Z
dc.date.issued 2021
dc.identifier.citation McBride R.S.;Neary A. (2021) 'Trans and gender diverse youth resisting cisnormativity in school'. Gender And Education, . en_US
dc.identifier.issn 0954-0253
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/10524
dc.description peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description.abstract In this article, we demonstrate how the theory of vulnerability-in-resistance is manifest in the school experiences of trans youth in Ireland. Despite rapidly changing cultural attitudes towards gender and sexuality diversity and increasing visibility of LGBTI+ youth, we show that trans youth in Ireland continue to be vulnerable to marginalisation, discrimination, and violence within school settings because of institutionalised cisnormativity. We explore how this vulnerability drives some trans youth to resist the conditions of their vulnerability. Strategies of resistance include naming their experience, mobilising their voice and building networks of solidarity. Enacting such resistances invariably exposes trans youth to harm but these same actions reveal their potentiality in disrupting and fragmenting educational cisnormativity. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Gender and Education;
dc.subject agency en_US
dc.subject cisnormativity en_US
dc.subject Ireland en_US
dc.subject resistance en_US
dc.subject school en_US
dc.subject Transgender en_US
dc.title Trans and gender diverse youth resisting cisnormativity in school en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.type.supercollection ul_published_reviewed en_US
dc.date.updated 2021-08-26T14:17:11Z
dc.description.version PUBLISHED
dc.identifier.doi 10.1080/09540253.2021.1884201
dc.contributor.sponsor IRC en_US
dc.relation.projectid CLNE/2018/165 en_US
dc.rights.accessrights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess en_US
dc.internal.rssid 2996028
dc.internal.copyrightchecked Yes
dc.identifier.journaltitle Gender And Education
dc.description.status peer-reviewed


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