• FiLiA Conference: NEOLIBERALISM& PATRIARCHY

    September 13, 2018 Heather Brunskell-Evans

    HEATHER BRUNSKELL-EVANS NEOLIBERALISM AND PATRIARCHY THE FEMALE BODY: REFLECTIONS ON ‘GENDER IDENTITY’ AND SEX EQUALITY Neo-liberalism is a political philosophy which has several problems: It regards the individual as an autonomous agent; It tells us the unregulated free-market economy alleviates social inequalities; It describes freedom in terms of individual ‘choice’.   What is wrong with…

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  • The Sexualised Body and the Medical Authority of Pornography

    September 9, 2018 Heather Brunskell-Evans

    Out Now In Paperback! The Sexualised Body and the Medical Authority of Pornography Performing Sexual Liberation Editor(s): Heather Brunskell-Evans Subject: Cultural Studies This edited collection examines pornography as a material practice that eroticises gender inequality and sexual violence towards women. It addresses the complex relationship between pornography and medicine (in particular, sexology and psycho-therapy) whereby…

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  • Statement On The Green Party

    August 31, 2018 Heather Brunskell-Evans

    David Challenor was convicted on Monday 20th August of the rape and torture of a 10-year-old girl, and was sentenced to 22 years in prison. He is the father of Aimee Challenor, a transwoman who was, until this was revealed running for deputy leadership of the Green Party, and who had appointed David Challenor as…

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  • Open Letter To The University Of Bristol

    June 21, 2018 Heather Brunskell-Evans

    Every time I give a talk about my deep concerns about the proposed reform of the Gender Recognition Act 2004 I have, without exception, been verbally threatened. I oppose the intimidation of speakers and I also wholly refute the allegations of a WPUK that it perpetuates hate speech and trans exclusion. These are completely slanderous…

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  • Cambridge Scholars

    June 21, 2018 Heather Brunskell-Evans

    I am featured in June by Cambridge Scholars Publishers as one of their authors of the month in June 2018. As part of our Meet our Authors campaign, the publishers  are offering readers a 50% discount on both the hardback and paperback editions of Transgender Children and Young People: Born in Your Own Body for one month only! i.      …

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  • A Woman’s Place is Standing Her Ground

    June 21, 2018 Heather Brunskell-Evans

    A Woman’s Place is Standing Her Ground As some of you may know, I have had to stand my ground publicly on a number of occasions since the publication, with my colleague Michele Moore, of our co-edited book in 2018: Transgender Children and Young People: Born in Your Own Body In fact, the necessity to…

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