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Genders and Sexualities

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Conveners:
Yarrow Andrew & Kythera Watson-Bonnice (Convenors); Genine Hook (Deputy Convenor)

Aims and objectives:

This group will facilitate and support research and collaboration sociological inquiry into the range of practices and ideologies which shape human experiences of genders and sexualities. This thematic group aims to build on the past few decades of intensive feminist and queer theoretical work on the complex phenomenon of human life variously labelled as sex, gender, or sexuality. We aim to investigate the implications for everyday life of this evolving critique and re-imagine these ideas and practices from a sociological perspective.

Topics of interest include:

  • Social movements (e.g., Women’s Liberation, Gay Liberation, etc.)
  • Same-sex sexualities (e.g., Lesbian, male gay)
  • Homosexuality within historical and normative discourses
  • Gendered Identities (incl. genderqueer, non-binary and emerging identities)
  • Sexual Identities (incl. asexuality, and new models of sexual identity)
  • Pansexuality/Bisexuality
  • Trans* lives
  • Intersexuality and alternative embodied genders
  • New models of sexuality and eroticism (sapiosexuality, romantic attractions, etc.)
  • Indigenous sexual and gender identities (including Brotherboys/Sistergirls)
  • Sexual practices, both normative and non-normative (e.g., PIV sex, BDSM, body modifications, beautification)
  • Examinations of privileged sexual and gender practices (e.g., cisgenderism, heterosexuality)
  • Discrimination, marginalisation and exclusion (e.g., sexism, heterosexism, transphobia, legal barriers in the workforce)
  • Gender, power, and coercion (e.g., normative medical models of sex/gender)
  • Activism (e.g., trans* activism, ACTUP)
  • Gendered and sexualised violence
  • Sex work, both legal and non-legal (e.g., escorts, prostitution, and pornography)
  • Theoretical framings of genders and sexualities (e.g., feminisms, womanism, men’s rights)
  • New methodologies examining the above practices (e.g., qualitative, quantitative, and post-qualitative methods)
  • Philosophical and ethical issues surrounding human sexualities and gendered practices.
  • Interactions between social sciences research on genders/sexualities, and biomedical research and practice.

This group was endorsed by the Executive on March 18, 2016. The original group, Families, Relationships & Gender, was split to form two new groups; Families & Relationships and Genders and Sexualities.

Group members

 

  • Deborah Dempsey
  • Suzanne Franzway
  • Jo Lindsay
  • Helen Marshall
  • Juliet Richters
  • John Scott
  • Julie Matthews
  • Meg Carter
  • Kirsten McLean
  • Kay Cook
  • Monika Dryburgh
  • Riki Lane
  • Christy Newman
  • Fiona J MacDonald
  • Sue Malta
  • Sarah Redshaw
  • Tristan Kennedy
  • Luke Gahan
  • Amy Shields Dobson
  • Clare Bartholomaeus
  • Yarrow Andrew
  • Laura Gobey
  • Barbara Cosson
  • Michael Flood
  • Christina Malatzky
  • Rebecca Pearse
  • Jennifer Cheng
  • Lucy Nicholas
  • Toni McCallum
  • Kesherie Gurung
  • Alissar El-Murr
  • Annetta Mallon
  • Adele Pavlidis
  • Bernard Gardiner
  • Kim Toffoletti
  • Alexandra Gibson
  • Emma Barnard
  • Hannah McCann
  • Clare Southerton
  • Karla Elliott
  • Ruby Grant
  • Josie Reade
  • Sharon Quah
  • Suzanne Egan
  • Kiran Pienaar
  • Kythera Watson-Bonnice
  • Sara Amin
  • Hatoumata Sire Camara
  • Genine Hook
  • Hannah Garden
  • Barrie Shannon
  • Carrie Connolly
  • Louise Keogh
  • Signe Ravn
  • Shane Duggan
  • Leanne Higham
  • Lilly (Lauren) Brown
  • Helen Berents
  • Joni Meenagh
  • Cassandra Smith
  • Nicole Kapelle
  • Elianne Renaud
  • Gaynor Lee
  • Ian Flaherty
  • Fadi Baghdadi
  • Amanda Peters
  • Kerryn Drysdale
  • Crystal Abidin
  • TEMITOPE OLASUNKANMI-ALIMI
  • Steven Roberts
  • Christy Arnott
  • David Gould
  • Rebekah Lisciandro
  • Kerry Stephen
  • Brendan Clifford
  • James Milton
  • Aimee Simpson
  • Alice Aickin
  • Maree Martinussen
  • Emilee Gilbert
  • Ashley Macklin
  • Alex Workman
  • Kaete Walker
  • Monique Franklin
  • Brittany Ralph
  • Anthony Smith
  • Simon Copland
  • Mehal Krayem
  • Lizzie Maughan
  • Alexandra Sanders
  • Sujith Kumar
  • Margaret Kelly
  • Claire Tanner
  • Wolf Zimmermann
  • Daniella Rojas Richards
  • Kate Booth
  • Thanh-Nghi Nguyen
  • Shawna Marks
  • Denise Buiten
  • Melissa Carlson
  • sarah Oxford
  • Alice Leggett
  • Laura Simpson Reeves
  • Fiona McLachlan
  • Nicole Molyneux
  • Michelle Walter
  • Ting-Fai Yu
  • Tegan Larin
  • Rebecca Olive
  • Lena Molnar
  • Amy Thomas
  • Rohan Venkatraman
  • Ryan Thorneycroft
  • Son Vivienne
  • Supuni Liyanagunawardena
  • Sarah Callahan
  • Susan Carland
  • Hallie Deys
  • Anna Hickey-Moody
  • Janet Watson
  • ANDREA WALING
  • Zoe Bunt
  • Gene Lim
  • Claire Akhbari