Commentary on: The World’s Oldest Oppression

Commentary by Erin Rennie “The World’s Oldest Oppression”: An Intersectional Abolitionist Look at the Sex Trade provides a discussion on the debate of legalisation and regulation of prostitution from an intersectional radical feminist lens. This article stands in opposition to a surge of feminist activism and a growing body of feminist research and literature through a liberal … Continue reading Commentary on: The World’s Oldest Oppression

Commentary on: Thousand Suns

By Lily Grainger Cristiano Cardone’s investigation into the presence of Isiac cults in Naples, the historic context of these cults and the understanding of these cults through an esoteric and gender lens produces an original and fruitful piece of research into a pervasive element of culture that appears to have been largely disregarded amongst critical circles.  … Continue reading Commentary on: Thousand Suns

Religion and gender: Agency within the muddle of believers’ lives

Commentary on “You’re either a ho or an innocent little baby” by Judith Bachmann, University of Heidelberg Just a week ago, the question of the agency of Pentecostal women in Africa arose in my seminar. We were discussing the words from a speech given by a very popular female pastor who described that rather than … Continue reading Religion and gender: Agency within the muddle of believers’ lives

Commentary on: The Office Politics of Sexuality

Commentary by Zena Spiers This article presents an intriguing insight into the modern workplace employing the use of the writer’s own personal experience to explore the treatment of sexuality in “inclusive” businesses. The writer specifically, and successfully, draws comparisons between the ever-prevalent open plan office space and Bentham’s conception of the panopticon in maintaining a … Continue reading Commentary on: The Office Politics of Sexuality

Commentary on: Medical Imagination

Commentary by Lucy Threadgold The article is a piece of new transnational research that brings together histories of colonial legacies in India, gender norms and sexuality, and experiments in psychiatry. This essay is successful in tying these complex topics together to create a cohesive argument and clear writing skills that cover a sizeable time period.  … Continue reading Commentary on: Medical Imagination