• Transgender Children and Young People

    November 20, 2017 Heather Brunskell-Evans

    Transgender Children and Young People Born in Your Own Body Editor(s): Heather Brunskell-Evans, Michele Moore Extract This book is a collection of essays about the current theory and practice of transgendering children. Essays are written against the grain of the popularised medical definition of ‘the transgender child’ as a young person whose ‘true’ gender lies in…

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  • Public Statement to the Women’s Equality Party

    November 19, 2017 Heather Brunskell-Evans

    The Women’s Equality Party (WEP) has informed me that three Party Members have alleged that my “conduct” on the BBC Radio 4 Programme the Moral Maze on 15th November 2017 has “promoted prejudice against the transgender community”. The Party is currently giving weight to this allegation. As a Spokesperson for the Policy on Violence Against…

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  • Roundtable: Is the Harvey Weinstein scandal a tipping point?

    November 2, 2017 Heather Brunskell-Evans

    Roundtable: TRT World Live Discussion topic: In the wrong hands, position and influence can be a very dangerous thing. Harvey Weinstein is accused of using his power to abuse and manipulate others and he’s not the only one. What will it take to stop it? I took part in a Roundtable TV discussion on 25th…

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  • The Changing Face of Patriarchy: Is it receding or just reinventing itself?

    October 6, 2017 Heather Brunskell-Evans

    FiLiA Conference 2017 14th October – 15th October 2017 UCL Institute Of Education 20 Bedford Way London, WC1H 0AL + Google Map Pricing: One day £50 (£30 concession) Two days £80 (£50 concession) Party £5 (£3 concession) Children 0 – 12 free Is patriarchy dying off or is it just mutating, reinventing itself in order…

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  • Pornography and the Middle-Aged Straight Man

    October 6, 2017 Heather Brunskell-Evans

    I found myself spending the few days over the New Year period in a community deep in the UK countryside. Apart from sharing domestic chores, much of the time could be spent deliciously relaxing on sofas arranged around a huge wood burning stove. On one such occasion I found myself sitting next to a total…

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  • The Sexualised Body and the Medical Authority of Pornography

    October 3, 2017 Heather Brunskell-Evans

    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 medicine has historically, and…

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