Barbara Baird is an Associate Professor in the Department of Women’s Studies at Flinders University in Adelaide, South Australia, an institution built on the land of the Kaurna people, the Indigenous owners. Her research focuses on histories and cultural politics of sexuality and reproduction in Australia and the shaping of these by discourses of race and national identity.
FeatureIntroduction For some time now there has been a strong critical framework that identifies a significant shift in the politics of homosexuality in the Anglo-oriented West over the last fifteen to twenty years. In this article I draw on this framework to describe the current moment in the Australian cultural politics of homosexuality. I focus...Read more