Recognising Diversity?: Gender and Sexual Equalities In Principle and Practice 20th & 21st June: Centre for Interdisciplinary Gender Studies, University of Leeds Recognising Diversity?: Gender and Sexual Equalities In Principle and Practice marks the end of the research project ‘Recognising… Read More ›
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Finally a good article explaining the craze of high heels with the help of some well-researched historical evidence. After years of being baffled why on earth (rather, above earth) half of the (rich) world’s population is expected (and often cherishes… Read More ›
I had three initial aims with my asexuality research: mapping out community in a ideographically adequate way, understanding the role the internet played in the formation of the community and exploring what the reception of asexuality reveals about sexual culture…. Read More ›
Until people started calling themselves homosexual, it didn’t make much sense for anyone to refer to themselves as heterosexual. Up until that point, it had simply been taken for granted and, as such, escaped scrutiny either by individuals or by society more widely. As… Read More ›
“Everybody has heard the women’s stories. But nobody has heard the men’s.” No one talks of male rape – yet it happens – as an instrument of war, as well as outside war. Yet this systemical silence does nothing to… Read More ›
This year, the original `The picture of Dorian Gray’ has been published as an `annotated, uncensored version’. So, it turns out that the book that so many have admired had actually been censured!