Tag: Critical Sexualities

Farewell Sexualities!

This issue marks the completion of the editorial changeover for the journal, a process that commenced in Autumn 2012. A list of the full new editorial team can be found listed on the inside cover. In this latest issue,  the departing editor and the incoming editors make some remarks. You can find the full link…

Obituary Mary McIntosh (1936-2013) by Jeffrey Weeks

The latest issue of the Journal Sexualities ( September 2013) has just been published. For those interested, I reprint  here an obituary for Mary McIntosh by Jeffrey  Weeks so it can be more widely accessible. ‘Obituary: Mary McIntosh 1936-2013’   Weeks, Jeffrey (2013)  Sexualities    16(5/6) 743-746 I first met Mary McIntosh, who has died…

Charting Gay Rights Around The World

I am working at present on constructing a resource of web sites for a book I am working on. Prompted by an article in the Guardian on world gay rights, I checked out these web sites which are really very useful. http://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/jul/30/gay-rights-world-best-worst-countries So here  are a few web sites International Lesbian and Gay Association http://ilga.org/…

Symbolic Interactionism and Sexual Conduct: A very early article

One of my earliest papers and for a while, in my  far away youth, my favourite personal paper was Symbolic Interactionism and Sexual Conduct: An emergent perspective.  It was my first clear statement of a position – even though it took some ten years to be published and even then in a much edited form…

Some Recent Presentations

Handouts for recent presentations       Today I have posted some summary handouts of recent lectures that I have given.   The first was given  at a lecture for Spanish sociologists.  I launched the manifesto for Critical Humanism at that time; and this was the handout I gave them as I lectured to powerpoints.…

Feminism Today

ABOUT ONE BILLION RISING ONE IN THREE WOMEN ON THE PLANET WILL BE RAPED OR BEATEN IN HER LIFETIME.* ONE BILLION WOMEN VIOLATED IS AN ATROCITY ONE BILLION WOMEN DANCING IS A REVOLUTION On V-Day’s 15th Anniversary, 14 February 2013, we are inviting ONE BILLION women and those who love them to WALK OUT, DANCE, RISE…

Early Research: Awareness of Homosexuality

Awareness of Homosexuality, 1973 Today I start a new series of pieces in which I look back on some of my earliest articles – some being 40 years old now. I start with a little article that was in effect the very first article I ever wrote – back in 1971. It was to become…

Inspiration and In Memoriam: Mary McIntosh

The past few days have been very sad ones as I have learnt of the deaths of two former  teachers, colleagues and dear friends: Stan Cohen and Mary McIntosh. They were both inspirational; both pioneers in their works for rights and better worlds ; both serious intellectuals; and both very dear people. They will be…

Ending India’s War on Women

Posted: 3 January 2013 Damini*, a 23-year-old student from Delhi, didn’t live to see 2013 — she died two days before the new year following a horrific gang rape on a bus in Delhi. Her case has sparked outrage across the world, and if enough of us act now, this tragedy could be the beginning of the end for India’s…

The New Sexualities Team

Here are the new  SEXUALITIES Editors who will be taking over the journal SEXUALITIES from January 2013.

They are Feona Attwood; Travis Kong;  Roisin Ryan-Flood

Ken is retiring after 16 years but will continue on for a year or so as books review editors and advisor.

The new names bring  a new generation to the now well established journal

They will continue to work with Agnes Skamballis who will continue to act as Editorial Administrator – and based at the University  of Essex

This is Agnes – the personal face of the journal. She has  worked on Sexualities for  the past thirteen years

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