Law and Sexuality

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

GSL Seminar: The vulnerability of heterosexuality: consent, gender deception and embodiment

The next Gender Sexuality and Law research seminar at Northumbria University is on Wednesday 1 March 12-1.30pm.  It will take place in CCE1-224b and will be delivered by Dr Mitchell … Continue reading

February 24, 2017 · Leave a comment

Law’s Progress? Northumbria LGBT History Month Event, 15 February

The Gender Sexuality and Law research group at Northumbria University will be holding a roundtable discussion as part of LGBT History Month.  The event, focussing on the question of ‘Law’s … Continue reading

February 12, 2017 · Leave a comment

Proud Pages: New LGBT Book Club for Newcastle

Proud Pages is a new inclusive book club open to all who have an interest in LGBT heritage, history, politics, literature, and the lives of people past and present that … Continue reading

February 12, 2017 · Leave a comment

1967 and LGBT liberation (LGBT History Month Lecture)

Following on from the wonderful city events around LGBT History Month this weekend, Newcastle University have a public lecture with peter Tatchell this Tuesday.  Full details here. Date/Time: Tuesday 14 February … Continue reading

February 12, 2017 · Leave a comment

The Merchant Shipping (Homosexual Conduct) Bill

On Friday, the Merchant Shipping (Homosexual Conduct) Bill passed it’s second reading.  The Private Member’s Bill has had relatively little attention in the media although it’s sponsoring MP – Jon … Continue reading

January 22, 2017 · Leave a comment

Choose Life? Trainspotting 2 and Queer Memories

The Trainspotting 2 premiere  took place in Edinburgh tonight.  The film revisits the characters who captured our hearts and minds back in the mid 1990s.  If you’ve no idea what … Continue reading

January 22, 2017 · Leave a comment

The 45th President of the United States

I start the Guardian Weekend Magazine in the same way I do my marking; at the back.  Normally turning straight to Clive James’ weekly column, half checking to see if … Continue reading

January 21, 2017 · Leave a comment

Backlash Kink Olympixxx

Ever wondered what fisting volleyball looks like?  Well…you might be in luck.  The feminist pornographer Pandora Blake and obscenity lawyer Myles Jackman have united civil liberties campaigners including the Open … Continue reading

October 5, 2016 · 1 Comment

#noprop60 RIP Condomless Porn?

Whilst the Trump v Clinton Presidential race may have secured a blip on your radar; California is seeing another political race that will re-shape the legal landscape of that State … Continue reading

October 4, 2016 · Leave a comment

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