05/02/2012 | ILGA-LAC equipo de comunicacion
The Brazilian Association of Studies on Homoculture (ABEH) released the first version of the schedule, the menu of group themes, and the composition of the scientific commission of the VI International Conference of Studies on Sexual and Gender Diversity that is going to take place at UFBA (Federal University of Bahia) in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil, on August 1st, 2nd and 3rd, 2012. The submission has to be made from February 1st to March 31st, 2012.
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. >>>
Below is the Movement Advancement Project (MAP) press release announcing today's publication of the 2010 National LGBT Movement Report, now available online at www.lgbtmap.org. Also published today: "LGBT Movement Makes Major Advances, But Are They Sustainable?," a Huffington Post op-ed by MAP Executive Director Ineke Mushovic examining implications of the report's findings. >>>
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. >>>
The book is a pioneering publication on sexualities and genders in China and Hong Kong. The essays are written by emerging and established scholars and edited by Yau Ching, who teaches in the Department of Cultural Studies at Lingnan University, Hong Kong. >>>