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Tracking Queer Kinships: Assisted Reproduction, Family Law and the Infertility Trap
The global advent of assisted human reproduction has brought with it an upheaval in social, cultural and legal norms of the family. The centrality of biological reproduction to the traditional heterosexual family has been ...
Queer and Trans Madness: Biomedical and Social Perspectives on Mental Distress
Queer and trans people have a particularly fraught relationship to the concept of ‘mental illness’ due to the longstanding and ongoing pathologizing of gender and sexual dissidence. Lesbian, gay, bisexual, queer, and trans ...
"Married, Single, or Gay?" Queerying and Trans-forming the Practices of Assisted Human Reproduction Services
, gay, bisexual, trans, and queer (LGBTQ) people in North America have historically been categorized as “disfavoured reproducers” and, through various legal, social, and political means, have been denied the right to parent. ...
QTBIPOC Interventions in Fibromyalgic Presents: Critically Exploring Gendered, Racial and Neoliberal Regimes of Knowledge in Medical Understandings of Fibromyalgia
This dissertation asks how fibromyalgia, a chronic illness that is admittedly unknown, unknowable, and undetectable by medical knowledge and technologies comes to be known as fibromyalgia by the medical system. By prioritizing ...