• 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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  • Richie Allen Show

    July 30, 2018 Heather Brunskell-Evans

    On the 30th July 2018 I joined Richie Allen for a discussion on gender identity Here is the Episode Description: Heather Brunskell-Evans is an author and academic. Last year she was due to speak at Kings College London but she was no platformed by students there and her speech was cancelled, because she appeared on…

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  • Transgender Children and Young People

    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! The…

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  • The Big Questions: Should You Be Able to Self-Declare Your Gender?

    June 3, 2018 Heather Brunskell-Evans

    Should You Be Able to Self-Declare Your Gender? Episode 18 The 250th edition of The Big Questions comes live from Brunel University London in Uxbridge. Nicky Campbell asks: IShould you be able to self-declare your gender? feat. Dr Heather Brunskell Evans.

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  • Quakers & Transgender Inclusion In Meetings

    April 10, 2018 Heather Brunskell-Evans

    Quakers At Yearly Meeting Gathering 2017 I participated in a workshop led by North East Thames Area Meeting where we discussed how to welcome and nurture transgender Friends and attenders in our Meetings. I was moved by the testimonies of individuals who identify as transgender and who ministered to their deeply felt sense that they…

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