Trans Disruption as Religious Hysterics: Reverend Joseph Lobdell's Incoherence as Social Problem

Emily Skidmore

Texas Tech University

Emily Skidmore is an Assistant Professor in History at Texas Tech University, where she teaches courses on the histories of gender and sexuality. Her articles have appeared in Feminist Studies and GLQ, and most recently, she has published True Sex: The Lives of Trans Men at the Turn of the Twentieth Century, with NYU Press.


Emily Skidmore’s paper, “Trans Disruption as Religious Hysterics: Reverend Joseph Lobdell’s Incoherence as Social Problem,” explores additional intersections between spirituality and tonal deviance by focusing on... [ view full abstract ]


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