Cornelia Goethe Colloquium: “Transgressed” with Xavier Guadalupe-Diaz
18:00 to 20:00

The lecture Transgressed: The State of Transgender Intimate Partner Violence in the US by Xavier Guadalupe-Diaz will be held online on Nov. 9, 2022, from 6 to 8 PM c.t.

Anyone interested in joining the event is cordially invited to attend. For more information, please see the program.

Transgressed: The State of Transgender Intimate Partner Violence in the US

Language: Englisch

Transgender people face some of the highest rates of violence in the US and around the world, particularly within romantic relationships. In this talk, I will offer an intersectional queer(ing) examination of gender, power, and abuse in the lives of transgender people. Drawing on survivor interviews and written accounts, and data from the US transgender survey, I’ll shed much-needed light on the dynamics of abuse that entrap trans partners in violent relationships. This work shows how interlocking forms of violence and rigidly gendered discussions have served to marginalize and silence survivors. Ultimately, these stories of survival follow their unique journeys as they navigate—and break free—from the cycle of abuse, providing us with a better understanding of survival experiences.

XAVIER GUADALUPE-DIAZ, Associate Professor of Sociology and Criminology at Framingham State University, is an expert on violence in intimate relationships, sociological and queer criminology and victimology. He is the author of Transgressed: Intimate Partner Violence in Transgender Lives (New York University Press). His recent publications are featured in the Journal of Interpersonal Violence, Critical Criminology, and the Journal of Homosexuality.

Time & Place

Online, please consider registering to attend
November 9th, 2022, 6-8 pm c.t.
Registration via Zoom: https://uni-frankfurt.zoom.us/meeting/register/u5IpduqhrjIpG9XdIi4DiyXD0OBVDI7htks1.

Some lectures will be available on our website and the CGC YouTube Channel beginning the week after the announced lecture date.

Organizational matters

Host: Cornelia Goethe Centrum für Frauenstudien und die Erforschung der Geschlechterverhältnisse (CGC)
Concept: Lilian Hümmler, Bea S. Ricke, Stella Schäfer, Sarah Speck
Coordination: Amanda Glanert, Mandy Gratz, Johanna Leinius
Contact: Johanna Leinius

Due to the currently unpredictable developments of COVID-19, the Cornelia Goethe Centrum reserves the right to reschedule or cancel events on short notice. Please check the

CGC website

for the time, location, and format of the colloquia before the event begins.

We would like to thank our partners for their support of this lecture series.

GRADE Center Gender, Gleichstellungsbüro der Goethe-Universität, Gleichstellungrat FB03, Heinrich Böll Stiftung Hessen, Goethe-Universität Frankfurt a. M.