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    Colonial Cisnationalism: Notes on Empire and Gender in the UK’s Migration Policy

Colonial Cisnationalism: Notes on Empire and Gender in the UK’s Migration Policy

by Christopher Griffin

Anti-immigration rhetoric is a notoriously reliable fixture of British politics, with Conservative politicians regularly turning to border controls to appeal to right-wing voters. In recent years, however, two flagship policies have allowed the UK government to dominate the debate in ways that warrant close inspection. Introduced by the Home Secretary, Priti Patel, in April 2022, the Rwanda […]

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    Anti-gender ideology and neo-liberal state grammar in Brazil

Anti-gender ideology and neo-liberal state grammar in Brazil

by Marco Aurelio Máximo Prado

This contribution is based on the presentation given at the 11-12 April 2023 workshop on Mapping and resisting the gender phantasm in Latin America: Geographies of ‘anti-gender’ movements’, part of the AHRC-LSE project on Transnational ‘Anti-Gender’ Movements and Resistance: Narratives and Interventions. One of the speakers made her presentation available in a blog format in both English […]

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    Genealogies, meanings, and effects of anti-gender feminism in Latin America

Genealogies, meanings, and effects of anti-gender feminism in Latin America

By Diana Granados

This contribution is based on the presentation given at the 11-12 April 2023 workshop on Mapping and resisting the gender phantasm in Latin America: Geographies of ‘anti-gender’ movements’, part of the AHRC-LSE project on Transnational ‘Anti-Gender’ Movements and Resistance: Narratives and Interventions. Two of the speakers have made their presentations available in a blog format in both English and […]

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    Genealogías, significados y efectos del feminismo anti-género en América Latina

Genealogías, significados y efectos del feminismo anti-género en América Latina

Por Diana Granados

Este texto es una adaptación de la presentación realizada en el evento “Mapeo y resistencia al fantasma de género en América Latina: Geografías de los movimientos ‘anti-género’”, el cual forma parte del proyecto AHRC-LSE sobre “Movimientos Transnacionales ‘Anti-Género’ y Resistencia: Narrativas e Intervenciones”. Dos de lxs expositorxs han puesto a disposición sus presentaciones en formato columna tanto […]

Psychoanalyses and gender affirmation

by Tomás Ojeda and Trinidad Avaria

An earlier version of this article first appeared in Revista Barbarie on 9 May 2023, and this translated and slightly updated version is reposted here with permission.
“What is a travesti? When did you realise that you were like that? Do you feel discriminated against? How does it feel to be a lesbian? How many cases of intersexuality are […]

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    The killing of Elianne Andam – patriarchy as a theory of gender

The killing of Elianne Andam – patriarchy as a theory of gender

by Alanah Mortlock

On the 27 September 2023, a 15-year-old girl – a child – was fatally stabbed on her way to school. A 17-year-old boy believed to be the one who killed her has been taken into custody, charged with her murder on the 29 September 2023. This happened in Croydon, on Wellesley Road just outside the Whitgift shopping […]

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    Wednesday, the 28th of June, 2023: Anti-Gender Violence in Canada

Wednesday, the 28th of June, 2023: Anti-Gender Violence in Canada

by Emily Sams-Harris

On Wednesday, the 28th of June, 2023, in the city colonially known as Ottawa, Canada, far-right anti-gender protestors stood outside the National Arts Centre of Canada and shouted violent, hateful messages during a Drag Story Time for the second time in recent months.

On Wednesday, the 28th of June, 2023, in the city colonially known as Waterloo, Canada, […]

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    Solidaristic coalitions and ‘unbudgeable conviction in justice’ in the face of transnational anti-gender movements

Solidaristic coalitions and ‘unbudgeable conviction in justice’ in the face of transnational anti-gender movements

by Sumi Madhok

This blogpost is based on comments given at the following events: AHRC Network workshop on Transnational Anti-Gender Politics: Narratives and Resistance held at the LSE on 2 December 2022; the SOAS Gender Studies Conference 4 February 2023 and the Pathfinders grand Challenge on Inequality Panel Solidarity in Action: Countering anti-feminist trends around the globe, 13 March 2023, […]

Letters to Myself: Trans Joy in Troubling Times

by Cal Brantley

Mural from Austin, TX, USA, April 2023
Why does the LGBTQ+ community unify the most during queer/transphobic tragedy or political attacks? It is true that life is unfortunately nasty, brutish, and short for too many trans siblings around the world–but too often, our arguments for trans rights are framed only around alleviating our suffering.

Trans suicide and murder rates. […]

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    The threats and possibilities awaiting the gender-equal democracy in Turkey after the 2023 general elections

The threats and possibilities awaiting the gender-equal democracy in Turkey after the 2023 general elections

by Didem Unal

The parliamentary and presidential elections on 14 May 2023 mark a turning point in Turkey for gender-equal democracy. As the country enters its second century, AKP (Justice and Development Party), the party in power since 2002, is facing the most consolidated opposition of the last two decades. Turkey’s six-party opposition coalition composed of the major opposition party, […]

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