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As part of LGBTQ history month, we are reblogging highlights from our 16 Days blogathon. Fidelma Ashe writes about Northern Ireland, the increased levels of security during the period of peacebuilding – which was facilitated by the 1998 peace accord –, and how LGBTI+ people continued to experience high levels of personal insecurity combined with and compounded by social and political exclusion.

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Award winning feminist academic Jackie Gulland tells us about her book - a history of disability benefits and their gendered effects. What might the lessons of the past mean today including in the context of COVD?.

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The authors document the experiences of people from across Edinburgh and the Lothians during COVID-19 and lockdown, collecting video and audio diaries of residents through Lothian Lockdown: The Lothian Diary Project. Their preliminary analysis shows the gendered impacts of the pandemic and lockdown.

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RACE.ED's inaugural episode focuses on Intersectionality across and between the Global South and North, and is created in collaboration with genderED, a cross-University hub for gender and sexualities studies at the University of Edinburgh. 

Ben Fletcher-Watson

This post is part of a series of short profiles of genderED Steering Group members, on the occasion of the launch of …

Harriet Cornell

This post is part of a series of short profiles of genderED Steering Group members, on the occasion of the launch of …

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This post is part of a series of short profiles of genderED Steering Group members, on the occasion of the launch of …

Claire Duncanson

This post is part of a series of short profiles of genderED Steering Group members, on the occasion of the launch of …

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GenderED’s New Website launched

We are delighted to announce the launch of the new genderED website, which is the culmination of many weeks of planning. We …

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Introducing the PeaceFem App

PeaceFem is a mobile phone app that illustrates women’s inclusion in peace processes around the world. PeaceFem provides information about strategies women’s …

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Dr María López Belloso recently finished a nominated fellowship with IASH and genderED. This is a cross-post with the GEARING Roles blog. …

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genderED: The Year in Focus

Director Fiona Mackay reflects on the highlights of 2019-20 for genderED – the University of Edinburgh’s interdisciplinary hub for showcasing gender and sexualities …