Teaching Gender in the Classroom

by Heidi Yeandle, Swansea University ┬á ┬á Another year, and another new batch of undergraduates to welcome to the world of Gender Studies. For the third consecutive year I am leading seminars for the introductory Approaches to Gender in English Literature module at Swansea University. This year, once again, the syllabus has been revamped, and…

Three objections to the language of cissexuality

┬á by Marina┬á┬áStrinkovsky Note: throughout this piece I refer to transsexuality, transsexual persons, cissexuality, and cissexual persons. This is for reason of uniformity & brevity only and does not indicate a different analysis of transgender and cisgender. 1. According to the theory of intersectionality as originally conceived by Crenshaw in 1989, an indispensable component of…