Veja grátis o arquivo Beatriz Preciado Manifiesto contra sexual () enviado para a disciplina de Gênero e Sexualidade Categoria: Trabalhos – The rebellion of bodies, a somatic revolution, is the central concern of Beatriz Preciado’s Manifiesto contrasexual (without an english. Beatriz Preciado is a philosopher and activist. She has published Manifiesto Contra-Sexual (Balland, ), Testo Yonqui (Espasa Calpe, ), Terror Anal .

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The rebellion of bodies: Beatriz Preciado

Browse all artworks Authors A-Z. With the desire to denaturalize and demystify the traditional notions of sex and gender, countersexuality has as its principal task the study of the sexual instruments and apparatuses and accordingly the relations of sex and gender that are established between the body and the machine.

Learn how your comment data is processed. The heteronormative social technology … can be characterized as a machine of ontological production that functions by mans of the performative invocation of the subject as a sexed body.

Paul B. Preciado

The sexual roles and practices, that are naturally attributed to the masculine and feminine genders, are an arbitrary conjunction of regulations inscribed in bodies that assure the material exploitation of one sex by another. The dildo precedes the penis. They recognize for themselves the possibility to accede to all meaningful practices, as well as to all the positions of enunciation, as subjects, that history has established as masculine, feminine or perverse.

However, the political context has changed radically: Retrieved 13 February The new society takes the name of countersexual for at least two reasons.


The heterosexual system is a social apparatus for the production of femininity and masculinity that operates through the division and fragmentation of the body …. We do not need a pure origin of masculine and heterosexual domination to justifiy a radical transformation of the sexes and the genders.

We have all been injured, profoundly. Countersexuality renounces a reference to an absolute past where could be found a lesbian heterotopia … that would be a kind of separatist radical feminist utopia. The challenge to this government however is not to be found, according to her, in a celebration of some human, sexual nature, finally liberated, nor in a recognition and living out of the implications of the socially constructed nature of sex-gender regimes of power.

Sex, Drugs, and Biopolitics”. In the mainfiesto, Preciado describes and analyses the changes provoked by the testosterone from the point of view of the relationship with Virginie Despentes referred to as “VD” in the book.

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Please enable JavaScript to submit this form. The seductions of “History” Tourism: Centro de estudios Conference Seminars and Lectures. The key lies rather in the understanding of the body as crossed by technologies that shape and have always shaped corporeality and sexuality.

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It is it which organizes and qualifies the practices: Sexualitygender identityHistory of Technologies. Archived 7 April at the Wayback Machine. Sexual organs as such do not exist. Its carnal plasticity destabilizes the distinction between the imitated and the imitator, between truth and representation of the truth, between reference and the referent, between nature and the artificial, between the sexual organs and the practices of sex.


Gender could result from a sophisticated technology that manufactures sexual bodies. It does not reject the hypothesis of the social and psychological constructions of gender, but it re-conceives them as mechanisms, strategies and means in a broader technological system. It generates benefits that cannot be measured in a heterocentered economy.

Countersexuality is first a critical analysis of the difference of gender and sex, product of the heterocentric social contract, whose normative performances have been inscribed in bodies as biological preclado. It escapes the false metaphysical dichotomies between body and soul, form and matter. The workers of the anus [e. Smashing habits in insurrection Paris is burning: Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Sex, as organ and practice, is neither a precise biological place, nor a natural impulse.


Our physicality was never purely physical; our nature was always as much natural, as it was artificial. In The Birth of the ClinicMichel Foucault suggested that for each model of power there was a healthy body and a diseased body, a specific way of organising sexuality and reproduction, a spatialization of differences in the city and a utopian ideal of national immunity. Sexual identity is not the instinctive expression of the prediscursive truth of the flesh, but the effect of the reinscription of gender practices on the body.

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