Tag Archives: Transpolitics

Why #Pride (including #BelfastPride) is not Mine

Pride celebrations have begun in the township I live in, Belfast, a place where a brand of ignorant homophobia pervades the largest local political party. In a deeply divided society with enduring scars of conflict, sectarian division and antagonism, there … Continue reading

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Discussing Transfeminism in IR?

My talk at the Trans*formations Conference on Transgender Studies, 15 June 2016, at the Institute of Social Sciences, University of Lisbon.  

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Privilege and tipping points

There is an emphasis in the press, especially the English language press in North America and Western Europe, to describe a number of developments pertaining to the Transgender community as marking a ‘Transgender tipping point‘. This suggests a new and … Continue reading

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