News: Registration Open for Conference on Everyday Violence

Registraton is now open for Everyday Violence Taking place Wednesday 9 September – Friday 11 September 2015 at the School of Geography, University of Leeds, take advantage of early-bird rates by registering before Sunday 31 May 2015 Tickets on sale until Sunday 2 August 2015 This three-day conference aims to create an inclusive and supportive

Continue reading »

Call for Papers: Postgrad and Early Academic Network CFP

PECANS (Postgraduate and Early Career Academics Network of Scholars) is a network of research students and early career academics working in the fields of Law, Gender and Sexuality, broadly conceived. It has, in recent years, hosted a number of reading groups and a yearly workshop aimed at broadening participation, strengthening research networks, and nurturing interdisciplinarity

Continue reading »

Sex News: Cliterati to Join Top Sex Writers at Eroticon 2013

  Cliterati will be helping sex bloggers and erotica writers write sex right at Eroticon 2013. Founder, Emily Dubberley, and Book Editor, Lucy Felthouse will be speaking at Eroticon 2013, the UK’s only sex blogger and erotica writer’s conference. The conference, on 2nd and 3rd March at London’s Southbank will bring together the best in

Continue reading »

Events: 6th Annual BSSN Conference – Global Crisis: Local Identities and Sexuality

Registration is now open for the 6th Annual BSSN Conference – Global Crisis: Local Identities and Sexuality. Taking place on Thursday 13th September at the University of Sussex, this is an interdisciplinary conference aimed at activists, academics, scholars, member of the LGBT community and community groups, students, documentary and film-makers, writers and artists. The conference

Continue reading »

Call for Submissions: Fat Sex

Essays are sought for an edited collection on the topic of sex and the fat body. The editors are looking for proposals which approach this theme from a range of disciplinary perspectives, and which take an original, critical, and body-positive approach to questions of fat and sexuality. Dr Samantha Murray will be contributing the Foreword

Continue reading »

Events: Reducing Cisgenderisms in Relationship and Family Therapy

Cisgenderism is a term for discriminatory ideology that does not recognise people’s own view of their gender as legitimate. Previous findings indicate that pathologising forms of cisgenderism about children are more widespread in mental health professions than in other fields. People whose genders have been delegitimised by others are also ignored and marginalised in relationship

Continue reading »