CfP: special issue on trans* and lesbian communities

This looks interesting:

Call for Papers*

*”The Intersections of Trans* and Lesbian Identities, Communities, and
Movements”

*A Special Issue of the Journal of Lesbian Studies*

*Genny Beemyn and Mickey Eliason, Guest Editors*

*Deadline for proposals: November 1, 2014*

The *Journal of Lesbian Studies*, a peer-reviewed academic journal
published by Taylor and Francis, invites essay submissions for a special
issue on “The Intersections of Trans* and Lesbian Identities, Communities,
and Movements,” guest edited by Genny Beemyn and Mickey Eliason.

Possible topics include, but are not limited, to:

·        The identity development processes of trans* lesbians

·        The experiences of trans* lesbians in different communities and
societies

·        Trans* lesbians in popular culture, the media, literature, or
history

·        Sexual and gender fluidity in the lives of younger people today

·        Trans* and cisgender lesbian political coalitions

·        Butch and FTM struggles and solidarities

·        Efforts to include trans women in “women-only” spaces

Please send a 500-word abstract of the work you have written/would like to
write to genny@umass.edu by *November 1, 2014*.  The editors will respond
to proposals by December 1.  Completed articles of approximately 15-20
pages (5,000-7,500 words) will be due by *March 31, 2015* (submitted
articles will undergo a peer review process).

For more detailed information about submission guidelines, including
copyright requirements and the preparation of tables, figures, and images,
please see the homepage for the *Journal of Lesbian Studies *at

http://www.informaworld.com/smpp/title~db=all~content=t792306903~tab=submit~mode=paper_submission_instructions

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