"Revolution never shined for women in the first place"
Nevin Öztop from Kaos GL, Turkey sat down for an interview with Egyptian feminist Kholoud Bidak, an activist working for the Nazra for Feminist Studies in Cairo, Egypt. >>>
The Journal of Lesbian Studies will be devoting a special issue to the topic of LESBIANS, SEXUALITY, AND ISLAM. Possible topics and methods include, but are not limited to religion, Quran, Hadith, Sharia, personal experiences of Muslim women, ethnic and regional diversities, oral histories, feminist theory, research, fiction, and poetry. Authors may use a pseudonym if they prefer. >>>
"The Women can only be a full individual being a sexual person”, she wrote. Simone de Beauvoir was always a woman ahead of her time. And not just because 20 years before the sexual revolution, she defended the right to contraception and abortion advocates when it was considered a murder. She also had an exquisite sensitivity to the reality. >>>
We are very pleased to announce the eighth biennial meeting of the International Association for the Study of Sexuality, Culture and Society (IASSCS), entitled “Naming and Framing: The Making of Sexual (In)Equality”. This conference is co-organized by the Social Anthropology Department of Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain. >>>