Law and Sexuality

A commentary and resource on Law and Sexuality by Professor Chris Ashford and guests


Sometimes events can change everything.  Other times, they serve to crystalise realities, (re)presenting the truths of our times.  Whether the tragic events of Orlando will have a lasting effect remains … Continue reading

June 13, 2016 · 3 Comments

SomethingDark SDK03

Back in 2010 and then in 2011, I commented on the launch and second issue of Something Dark respectively.  The online magazine project describes it’s purpose as being ‘to explore … Continue reading

June 12, 2016 · Leave a comment

Bareback, Grindr and a New Censorship?

I’ve been over in New Orleans presenting some preliminary findings from my ‘dating app’ research, conducted with the excellent Kevin Brown of Queen’s University, Belfast, and funded by BILETA. It’s … Continue reading

June 5, 2016 · Leave a comment

Conference Reflections

For the last few days, I’ve been at the Law and Society Association Annual Meeting in New Orleans.  It was the Canadian Law and Society conference back in July 2007 … Continue reading

June 5, 2016 · Leave a comment

Inaugural Lecture Materials

A couple of weeks ago, I delivered by inaugural professorial lecture.  I talked a little about that in advance of the lecture here.  It was great to see so many … Continue reading

May 31, 2016 · Leave a comment

No Decision on a Decision on PrEP

How much is a life worth?  It’s a question long pondered by scholars and ethicists but for policy-makers and politicians it’s a tough, perhaps unenviable, question that needs answering on … Continue reading

May 31, 2016 · Leave a comment

Call for Participants: Relationship experiences of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people

I wanted to share a call for research participants that a team of researchers at Sunderland and Flinders Universities are working on. The project aims to better understand the value … Continue reading

May 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

Inaugural Lecture

Tonight I’ll be delivering my inaugural professorial lecture.  I’ve already blogged about the lecture over at LAGLA North East.  Check that post out here.  As part of tonight’s lecture, I … Continue reading

May 9, 2016 · Leave a comment

GSL Seminar: Evaluating Risk and Responsibility in Domestic Violence Disclosures

The next seminar in the Gender, Sexuality, and Law research series is being held on Monday 14th of March, 12.30 – 2pm, in room 325 in the Faculty of Business and Law, … Continue reading

March 7, 2016 · Leave a comment

Twitter Updates

Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.



Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 6,967 other followers