Dildo Dilemma – The Paradox of Female Masturbation

Once again, social researchers have been grappling with the The Debate That Refuses To Die, that is, ‘Do men really have higher sex drives than women?’ Whilst this recent contribution, to its credit, acknowledges the complexities and reliability of survey evidence when people’s understanding, experiences and means of expressing their sexual desires have been strongly … Continue reading

Who are you Calling Crazy? Illness, Identity and Intersectionality

We often hear that mental illness can affect anyone, that it knows no boundaries of race, age, gender or class. Whilst it is of course true that no group is immune, and that the suffering and limitations caused by the illness are equally distressing whoever you are, there are nevertheless discernible patterns in incidence and … Continue reading