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Call For Papers: Sexuality and Social Work Global Online Conference 2021
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Call For Papers: Sexuality and Social Work Global Online Conference 2021

CALL FOR PAPERS We are very pleased to announce that our Global Online Conference #SWSexuality21 will take place on 10-11 September 2021.  We invite papers on the themes of (but not limited to): LGBT+ issues  Framing the gender-sexual non-normative with reference to regional/ geographic/ cultural contexts Childhood sexuality  Reproductive justice Sexual politics and political activism Debates…

SEXUALITY & SOCIAL WORK RESEARCH BLOG SERIES: The importance of self-identification for trans older adults in the UK
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SEXUALITY & SOCIAL WORK RESEARCH BLOG SERIES: The importance of self-identification for trans older adults in the UK

Importance of inclusive and gender-affirming environments Author: Paul Willis (School for Policy Studies, University of Bristol), Christine Dobbs and Elizabeth Evans (Centre for Innovative Ageing, Swansea University). Recently The Sunday Times broke news that the UK Government would scrap proposals for legal reform to allow trans citizens to self-identify their gender. A consultation on proposed…

Sexuality & Social Work Research Blog Series: Research & Teaching As Social Action
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Sexuality & Social Work Research Blog Series: Research & Teaching As Social Action

Dr. Susan Hillock Associate Professor, Department of Social Work, Trent University, Oshawa, Ontario, Canada susanhillock@trentu.ca As a critical theorist, my research mission has been to continually interrogate conventional social work theory, education, and practice, while promoting social justice and deepening understandings of progressive theory and its applications to the classroom. This stream of research is…

Abstract Call Out for a new book by Dr Susan Hillock
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Abstract Call Out for a new book by Dr Susan Hillock

Abstract Call Out Dr. Susan Hillock of Trent University, Ontario, Canada is proud to announce that she has the University Of Toronto Press’s support to go ahead with a call out for abstracts for a new and innovative book that she is calling- Greening Social Work Education. This manuscript will be an edited multiple contributor collection that examines how social…

Calling all health and social care workers
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Calling all health and social care workers

The BRING-In project is looking for health and social worker interview participants. The project is a European Commission funded international initiative implemented in the UK, Bulgaria, Hungary and Greece, which aims to enhance intersex equality by educating health and social care professionals on how to recognise, prevent and combat discrimination against intersex people, while raising public…

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CALL FOR PARTICIPATION

We are launching of our new research project on the phenomenon of discontinuation of transitions, also sometimes referred to as ‘detransition’ or ‘desistance’.  Are you a professional working with trans youth aged between 15 and 25 years Would you like to contribute to the development of knowledge about youth who discontinue their gender transition? We…

Some thoughts on Lesbian and Gay Childhoods
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Some thoughts on Lesbian and Gay Childhoods

Dr Ketki Ranade, author of Growing Up Gay in Urban India – A Critical Psychosocial Perspective In developmental psychology or childhood studies literature, particularly research on childhood and child rights in India, the lesbian, gay or queer child is invisible. There is the normative and universal narrative of childhood – the child within the family…

International Partnership for Queer Youth Resilience – International Student Training Network (ISTN) (PhD and MA)
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International Partnership for Queer Youth Resilience – International Student Training Network (ISTN) (PhD and MA)

Recruitment is now open for the 2nd cohort of INQYR’s International Student Training Network (ISTN)! Potential or current graduate students (Masters or PhD) interested in research with LGBTQ+ youth are eligible to apply. Recruitment is open until June 30, 2020 or until the cohort is full. INQYR is the International Partnership for Queer Youth Resilience, a research partnership between…