• Book Review : Transgender children and young people: born in your own body

    November 13, 2018 Heather Brunskell-Evans

    Melissa Midgen, Child and Adolescent Psychotherapist , The GIDS (Gender Development Ientity Service), The Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust reviews Transgender Children and Young People: Born in Your Own Body, edited by Heather Brunskell-Evans and Michele Moore Newcastle upon Tyne, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2018, 232 pp., £61.99 (hardback), IBSN (13): 978-1-5275-0398-4 The editors of…

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  • PODCAST : PORNOGRAPHY & HARASSMENT OF WOMEN AND GIRLS IN PUBLIC SPACES

    November 12, 2018 Heather Brunskell-Evans

    1.1 Matthew Wright of Talk Radio interviews Dr Heather Brunskell-Evans on on the recently published Women’s and Equalities Committee Report on harassment of girls and women in public spaces  which calls for an evidence based approach to addressing the harms of pornography.   1.2 iNTERVIEW with BBC Radio Leicester on the recently published Women’s and Equalities Committee Report…

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  • Review of Transgender Children and Young People: Born in Your Own Body

    November 12, 2018 Heather Brunskell-Evans

    Journal of Analytical Psychology, 2018, 63, 4, 536–545 Book Review : BRUNSKELL-EVANS, H. & MOORE, M. (Eds). Transgender Children and Young People: Born in Your Own Body. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2018. Pp. 224. Hbk. £61.99. By James Caspian. Over the many years of my work with patients and clinicians about transgender, ‘trans’…

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  • Neo-Liberalism, Patriarchy and the Female Body

    November 12, 2018 Heather Brunskell-Evans

    A Presentation given at FiLiA Conference, October 2018 Neo-liberalism is the political philosophy (of the left and the right) that was developed during the 1980s under Margaret Thatcher’s prime ministership but which then gathered traction as populist ‘common-sense’ during the 1990s and onwards. It has several problems: 1) It regards the individual as an autonomous…

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  • Academics are being harassed over their research into transgender issues

    October 16, 2018 Heather Brunskell-Evans

    An open letter from academics was delivered to the Guardian of which I am a signatory about suppression of discussion and/or research into the issue of transgenderism. Academics are being harassed over their research into transgender issues It is not transphobic to investigate this area from a range of critical perspectives, say 54 academics who…

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  • Michele Moore Talks about Transitioning Children

    September 20, 2018 Heather Brunskell-Evans

    Michelle Moore co-editor speaks at WPUK Sheffield about the politics and ethics of transitioning children. Professor Michele Moore is an expert in Inclusive Education and Disability Studies. She leads human rights projects across the world to support children, their families and those who work with them. She is the Co-Editor of the ground-breaking book Transgender…

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