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Launch Conference...Femicide Census: Profiles of Women Killed by Men

My place is booked…very much looking forward to the launch conference, Femicide Census: Profiles of Women Killed by Men. The conference is based upon a seminal project to monitor fatal male violence against women and to utilise data to reduce the number of women killed in the future. 26 more words

Gendered Violence

Research: Internet Sperm Donors, Violence and Abuse

Below, is the presentation I gave at the gender and violence research day organised by the UNESCO Group, Lancaster University, c.16.12.14.

Internet Sperm Donors

parallels between how people reinforce speciesism and patriarchy

victim-blaming is a core element to any oppression, precisely because it shifts our attention away from the oppressor (the perpetrator of the injustice) and towards the oppressed, as if they – the victim – are the ones who must account and justify themselves to the rest of society for why they were targeted. 391 more words

Transhumanism vs. Feminism: On Violence and Cyborgs.

If you are anything like me, you have, at some point, come out of the cinema after a sci-fi adventure and thought, ‘Damn, it would be so cool to be a cyborg. 700 more words

post. thirty three. (or the École Polytechnique de Montréal massacre 25 years later).

Geneviève Bergeron. Hélène Colgan. Nathalie Croteau. Barbara Daigneault. Anne-Marie Edward. Maud Haviernick. Maryse Laganière. Maryse Leclair. Anne-Marie Lemay. Sonia Pelletier. Michèle Richard. Annie St-Arneault. Annie Turcotte. 532 more words

Observations On Life Outside Of Academia

The dark side of the impact agenda

Originally published in Times Higher Education

There has been a great deal of discussion, much of it critical, of the impact agenda in higher education and in the research excellence framework. 793 more words

Radio Interview: Research on Sperm Donors Who Abuse Women

I recently gave a radio interview about unregulated/internet sperm donors who abuse women trying to conceive, a culmination of my extensive ethnographic research over the last few years. 75 more words

Internet Sperm Donors