Category Archives: Gender & Sexuality

On SAGE Insight: Supporting the Health and Well-Being of Transgender Students

From The Journal of School Nursing Throughout the United States, there has been a rise in public discourse about transgender people and transgender issues. Much of this attention stems from passed and proposed anti-LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer or … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Misogyny Online- A Short (and Brutish) History

Author: Emma A. Jane – University of New South Wales, Australia Misogyny Online Misogyny Online – A Short (and Brutish) History is featured on SAGE Insight to celebrate Academic Book Week Misogyny Online explores the worldwide phenomenon of gendered cyberhate … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Women’s Empowerment as a Protective Factor Against Intimate Partner Violence

Article title: Women’s Empowerment as a Protective Factor Against Intimate Partner Violence in Bangladesh: A Qualitative Exploration of the Process and Limitations of Its Influence From Violence against women Worldwide, in 2010, an estimated 30% of women ages 15 and … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Sexual violence in Iraq: Challenges for transnational feminist politics

From European Journal of Women’s Studies Recent developments in Iraq, in neighboring Syria and elsewhere in the region where the so-called Islamic State ( ISIS/Daesh) has taken foothold, clearly raise the bar in terms of dehumanizing atrocities. The accounts of … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Special Issue: Southern Feminisms

Guest editors: Celia Roberts and Raewyn Connell From Feminist Theory This special issue of Feminist Theory is a collection of contemporary feminist research and analysis from the postcolonial world. The collection highlights the geopolitics of knowledge in feminism and illustrates … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Faking to finish: Women’s accounts of feigning sexual pleasure to end unwanted sex

From Sexualities This study explores the ways in which women account for ‘problem’ sex and the links they made between these accounts and faking orgasm. A group of female undergraduate students in Canada were interviewed around the themes of talking … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Effect of Age and Gender on Consumer Response to Advertising Appeals

From Paradigm Advertising is best known and most common form of promotion, because of its pervasiveness. It is also a very important communication tool, especially for the companies whose products and services are targeted at mass markets. Advertisers are using … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: The obstacles in the path of the success of women journalists in Chinese media

Article title: Naked Swimmers: Chinese women journalists’ experience of media commercialization From Media Culture Society In accordance with the global trend of women’s employment in journalism, China has witnessed an unprecedented increase in women’s participation in the news profession over … Continue reading

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How have gender stereotypes changed in the last 30 years?

Article title: The Times They Are A-Changing…Or Are They Not? A Comparison of Gender Stereotypes, 1983 to 2014 From Psychology of Women Quarterly This study finds that gender stereotypes are as strong today as they were 30 years ago, and … Continue reading

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Special section: Sex, pleasure and coercion at the fin de siècle

From Feminist Theory The papers collected in this special section were delivered at a multidisciplinary conference, Taking Liberties: Sex, Pleasure and Coercion, 1748–1928, held at Newcastle University in June 2012. The conference sought to give complexity to our understanding of … Continue reading

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Special issue: Doing Feminism: Event, Archive, Techne’

Guest editors: Carrie A. Rentschler and Samantha C. Thrift From Feminist Theory This special issue of Feminist Theory focuses on the central role that media techné plays in feminist practices. Specifically, three key dimensions of contemporary feminist media practices are … Continue reading

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Special Issue: Gender and Commercialisation of Health Care

Guest Editors: Stephen Tanner and Shawn Burns From Indian Journal of Gender Studies This special issue explores how commercialisation of health care impacts women’s life in multiple ways, that is, in terms of general health, access, affordability and utilisation. In … Continue reading

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Naughty or nice? Is the way we ‘perform’ Santa Claus under threat?

Article title: Recognition and the moral taint of sexuality: Threat, masculinity and Santa Claus From Human Relations. Santa Claus performers struggle with fulfilling the role of old St Nic due to an acute awareness of the sensitivities around interactions with … Continue reading

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Special issue: Doing Feminism: Event, Archive, Techné

Guest editors: Carrie A. Rentschler and Samantha C. Thrift From Feminist Theory Feminist authors, bloggers and Tweeters  provide poignant feminist responses to current events and feminist issues; they model critical forms of interpretation; they share information; and in the process, … Continue reading

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Professional women’s dilemma between work and family

Article title: Professional women’s dilemma between work and family: an examination of the ADVANCE program From Gender Technology and Development While women have made progress in recent years, the proportion of women receiving degrees in the sciences and engineering in the … Continue reading

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