CFP: MLA 2021 Special Session -- Scaling Trans Studies (January 7th - 10th 2021; Toronto, ON)

In her 2014 Transgender Studies Quarterly article, "The Technical Capacities of the Body, Assembling Race, Technology, and Transgender," Jules Gill-Peterson argues that "if both transgender and race benefit from treatment as technical capacities of the body, it remains to explain how it is they retain their differences in this framework as well as how they are made more or less available at various ecologi

Call for Abstracts - Fifth Annual International Gender and Sexuality Studies Conference

The International Gender and Sexuality Studies Conference is presented by the Women’s Research Center and the BGLTQ+ Student Center at the University of Central Oklahoma with assistance from the UCO chapter of the National Organization for Women.

Sex Trafficking of Minors in Kentucky and Suffragist Activism to Halt It

KY Woman Suffrage

Today's news warn of us human trafficking in the U.S. and how to spot a victim when you see one. Sadly, this modern day form of slavery involves both children and adults are forced into labor, including sex work. The majority of these victims are women and girls and U.S. citizens. The most vulnerable are runaways - estimates, likely undercounting, published that 1:5 runaway minors became sex slaves. A headline Sex trafficking of minors in Kentucky is nothing new and is connected with the work Kentucky suffragists did for decades to try raise the age of consent to 18 years of age.


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