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Revista Estudos Feministas

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BENTO, Berenice. In school we learn that the difference makes a difference. Rev. Estud. Fem. [online]. 2011, vol.19, n.2, pp. 549-559. ISSN 0104-026X.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0104-026X2011000200016.

This article explores the limits of social institutions in dealing with the subjects fleeing gender norms. I will focus mainly on the responses given by schools to students whose gender performance departs from what is considered normal.

Keywords : Transsexuality; Travestism; School; Violence; Gender.

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