It’s been at least seven years since I last worked on asexuality but I inevitably encounter the topic on a regular basis. I was a bit surprised to find it in Slavoj Žižek’s recent book Hegel in a Wired Brain, in spite of his penchant for god awful writing about trans issues in recent years. This […]
I’m not hugely keen on the introduction but the short interviews are really moving:
Notes for a talk tomorrow It’s now been quite some time since I undertook my research on asexuality. It was initially motivated by sheer curiosity, as I guess research should be under ideal conditions: I’d met a couple of asexual people socially around the time I was completing a masters degree project on sexual identity. […]
I’m looking forward to this event on Friday. It’s been ages since I’ve talked about a/sexuality! Sexuality and Gender Conference & Official Launch of the Palgrave Handbook of the Psychology of Sexuality and Gender The Open University Camden, 1-11 Hawley Crescent, Camden Town, London NW1 8NP Map here Friday November 27th 2015 9.30am until 7pm […]
I was really pleased to discover that the price of the asexuality book I edited with Todd Morrison and Kristina Gupta has dropped to £25 for the Kindle edition. There’s a link here to Amazon. I’m delighted it’s finally affordable and it’s also great to see more reasonably priced Kindle editions of academic books. On the […]
Produced by Sam Broadley. It was fun! It provoked one of my now periodic bouts of “wow, I’d forgotten how totally fascinating sexuality is”. I really must go back to sexuality studies at some point.
2015 Call for Papers about Asexuality Asexuality Studies Interest Group National Women’s Studies Association (NWSA) November 12-15, 2015, Milwaukee, Wisconsin The NWSA Asexuality Studies Interest Group welcomes papers for the 2015 NWSA annual conference. These asexuality-related themes are orientated towards the full NWSA 2015 CFP which can be found here: http://www.nwsa.org/Files/2015/NWSA%202015%20CFP_Final.pdf If you are interested […]
If we accept this account then we can see the ‘sexual revolution’ as constituting a decoupling of sex from commitment. Can we read the emergence of asexuality as a parallel decoupling of commitment from sex? “The really big change in sexual practices among young Americans occurred with the Baby Boomer generation, that is the move toward premarital […]
The second review of my Asexuality and Sexual Normativity just came out in Psychology & Sexuality. You can read it here, if you have access. The first review was in the LSE Review of Books a few months ago.