The interconnectedness of the scholar and their researched phenomenon within gender, trans, and queer studies can be a fertile partnership. The partnership can support the identity narratives of transgender and gender-diverse in-betweenness including aspects of culture, sexuality, class, and nationality. Gloria Anzaldúa’s concept of “Borderlands” offers the critical framework for my positionality of in-betweenness as a genderqueer/non-binary researcher exploring a transdisciplinary real-world problem, a common experience among the transgender and gender-diverse community. My research forms the foundation of personal reflections on my borderland positionality and how it informs my methodology.
|Number of pages||9|
|Journal||Writing from below|
|Publication status||Published - 2023|