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Gender Wars (2023)
Digital Artefact
Mackay, F. (2023). Gender Wars. [Television interview segment]

Interview with Finn Mackay, Senior Lecturer, UWE, Bristol in Channel 4 documentary 'Gender Wars'.

Left feminisms: Jo Littler in conversation with Finn Mackay (2023)
Book Chapter
Mackay, F. (2023). Left feminisms: Jo Littler in conversation with Finn Mackay. In Left Feminisms: Conversations on the Personal and Political. London: Lawrence and Wishart

This book brings together a decade of interviews with key feminist academics. Through sensitive and nuanced conversations, Jo Littler brings to life actions, arguments and solutions generated by diverse feminist thinkers on the left. Beginning as... Read More about Left feminisms: Jo Littler in conversation with Finn Mackay.

You can’t kill the spirit’ (but you can try): Gendered contestations and contradictions at Menwith Hill women’s peace camp (2023)
Book Chapter
Mackay, F. (2023). You can’t kill the spirit’ (but you can try): Gendered contestations and contradictions at Menwith Hill women’s peace camp. In Feminism and Protest Camps Entanglements, Critiques and Re-Imaginings. Bristol: Policy Press

This groundbreaking collection interrogates protest camps as sites of gendered politics and feminist activism. Drawing on case studies that range from Cold War women-only peace camps to more recent mixed-gender examples from around the world, dive... Read More about You can’t kill the spirit’ (but you can try): Gendered contestations and contradictions at Menwith Hill women’s peace camp.

‘You can’t kill the spirit’ (but you can try): Gendered contestations and contradictions at Menwith Hill Women’s Peace Camp (2023)
Book Chapter
Mackay, F. (in press). ‘You can’t kill the spirit’ (but you can try): Gendered contestations and contradictions at Menwith Hill Women’s Peace Camp. In C. Eschle, & A. Bartlett (Eds.), Feminism and Protest Camps Entanglements, Critiques and Re-Imaginings. Bristol: University of Bristol Press

In the mid-1990s Menwith Hill Women’s Peace Camp outside the US National Security Agency military base in Yorkshire was the only full-time women-only peace camp in the UK and was wo-manned by several Greenham stalwarts. From whatever background, peac... Read More about ‘You can’t kill the spirit’ (but you can try): Gendered contestations and contradictions at Menwith Hill Women’s Peace Camp.

Queer (2022)
Journal Article
Mackay, F. (2022). Queer. Philosopher, Summer 2022(Summer),

Finn Mackay reviews the history of queer activism and queer theory, while situating this history in the context of our current fraught political situation.