|Henry S. Rubin|
|Known for||Transsexual studies|
Early life and education
After lecturing at Harvard University from 1996 to 2000, Rubin held one-year assistant professorships at Clark University in Worcester, Massachusetts in 2000 and Hamilton College in 2001. He was appointed at Tufts University in the Media & Communications department from 2002-2005, working as a research analyst at Harvard University during that time. Following a one-year position as programs coordinator at Colleges of the Fenway in 2005, Rubin took a position as an instructor at Quincy College in Quincy, Massachusetts in 2007.
He has also explored how the "logic of treatment" is different for trans men and trans women, outlining the now-outdated use of chemical castration on female-to-male people. Rubin is a thought leader in the movement to distance transsexual political interests from those of the transgender movement as that movement becomes more aligned with the queer movement.
- Ryan, Joelle Ruby (September 22, 2004). New millennium trannies: gender-bending, identities, and cultural politics. Feminist Collections: A Quarterly of Women's Studies Resources.
- Rubin, Henry (2003). Self-made men: identity and embodiment among transsexual men. Vanderbilt University Press, ISBN 978-0-8265-1435-6
- Halberstam, Judith (1998). Female masculinity. Duke University Press, ISBN 978-0-8223-2243-6
- Stryker Susan and Stephen Whittle (2006). The transgender studies reader. CRC Press, ISBN 978-0-415-94709-1
- Code, Lorraine (2003). Encyclopedia of feminist theories. Routledge, ISBN 978-0-415-30885-4
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