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“…you can catch a shrimp in a certain finely laced fishing net; try to catch a whale in this same net, and one of two things happens: the net breaks, or the whale is shredded into small bits that lose its whole configuration. … If we insist everything must be like a shrimp to fit our net, then the bigger and deeper realities elude us.” (Swanson, 2008: 91)
At CTSG, Evie aims to bring together academic, policy, and activist communities across London and Brighton, with a particular focus on exploring how LGBTQI+ movements are resisting the contemporary anti-gender backlash.
Lesbian Lives 2024 – Global Connections: Solidarities, Communities, Networks and Activisms will be at the University of Brighton UK 22-23 March 2024.
The theme for the 26th Lesbian Lives Conference is Global Connections: Solidarities, Communities, Networks and Activisms. The conference aims to highlight the ongoing struggles against homophobia, transphobia and misogyny across the globe. This work takes many forms and is context bound, depending on geography, culture, political climate, histories of mobilization and intersectional aspects of racial and other forms of discrimination and socio-economical lived realities.
The award for final year dissertation or project, submitted to any department or program in the University of Brighton, eligible for topics relevant to lesbian, gay, bisexual, queer and transgender studies. Was awarded to Alessandra Duse.
What are the main challenges that mental health professionals face when working with LGBTQIA+ people? What does it mean for us to work from a depathologising and affirmative approach? What socio-political, cultural, economic and institutional contexts must be considered when thinking about this work? How do we build solidarity networks to resist current attacks on affirmative care, and what can we learn from the struggles and experiences of colleagues situated in different locations?
In this post, we share a report documenting the main lessons learned through the exchanges and the stories the participants told about their practice in Chile and the UK.
School of Sport and Health Sciences (SHSS) Visiting Research Fellow (Associate Prof) Markus P Bidell l will hold the following session for CTSG in partnership with SSHS. Even though public policies and opinions are rapidly changing, serious health and mental health… Continue Reading →
SSHS Visiting Research Fellow (Associate Prof) Markus P Bidell – Dr. Markus Bidell (They/Them; Xe/Xem; He/Him) is a national and international researcher, educator, speaker, and author focusing on LGBTQIA+ affirmative psychotherapy, clinical competence, and public policy.Markus P Bidell will hold the following sessions for CTSG in partnership with SSHS as follows:
11 July 12 – 1.30 We Have Just Begun: The Continued Work to Advance LGBTQIA+ Clinical Care and Cultural Competency
19 July 10.30 to 12 Is Hope Just Around the Corner? Using Psychedelic Medicines to Treat LGBTQIA+ Trauma
It is now well accepted that LGBTQIA+ individuals are at considerable risk of experiencing many forms of trauma that can profoundly impact physical and mental health. This lecture outlines an LGBTQIA+ minority stress model and how discrimination and prejudice can leave LGBTQIA+ individuals particularly vulnerable to the impact of trauma. Psychedelic medicines are perhaps the most dynamic and hopeful treatments to emerge within the last decade regarding their ability to effectively treat trauma and the resulting complications. Dr. Bidell will connect his personal and professional knowledge when exploring the hope and promise of psychedelic treatments for the queer community.
The 2023 CTSG and CAPPE Gender, Sexuality and the Politics of Disability Activist in Residence is Shanshan OUYANG (she/ her), who is a Chinese graduate student from the Graduate School of Core Ethics and Frontier Sciences, Ritsumeikan University, Japan and a LGBTQ+ activist, in residence 7 -28 June.
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