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Female Masculinities and the Gender Wars The Politics of Sex (2021)
Book
Mackay, F. (in press). Female Masculinities and the Gender Wars The Politics of Sex. London: Bloomsbury

Female Masculinities and the Gender Wars provides important theoretical background and context to the 'gender wars' or 'TERF wars' – the violent feminist fracture at the forefront of the LGBTQ international conversation. Using queer and female mascul... Read More about Female Masculinities and the Gender Wars The Politics of Sex.

Raising awareness and improving responses to gender-based violence: The contribution of feminist thought and activism (2021)
Book Chapter
Mackay, F. (2021). Raising awareness and improving responses to gender-based violence: The contribution of feminist thought and activism. In Understanding Gender-Based Violence An Essential Textbook for Nurses, Healthcare Professionals and Social Workers (3-13). Springer Nature

Raising Awareness and Improving Responses to Gender-Based Violence: The Contribution of Feminist Thought and Activism

Finn Mackay on gender ideology (2020)
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Mackay, F. (2020). Finn Mackay on gender ideology

https://www.engender.org.uk/news/blog/f-words-what-is-gender-ideology/

Understanding the fight over trans rights – part 2 (2020)
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Mackay, F. (2020). Understanding the fight over trans rights – part 2. [https://www.theguardian.com/society/audio/2020/oct/09/understanding-the-fight-over-trans-rights-part-2]

Joining Anushka Asthana to discuss the issue are the feminist author Finn Mackay, who believes that while feminist divisions over trans rights are not new, they need not be inevitable, and Kathleen Stock, a philosophy professor who describes herself... Read More about Understanding the fight over trans rights – part 2.

Interview with Dr Finn Mackay for The Sociology Show (2020)
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Mackay, F. (2020). Interview with Dr Finn Mackay for The Sociology Show. [https://www.spreaker.com/user/thesociologyshow/dr-finn-mackay-online-audio-converter-co]

In this episode, Matthew talks to Dr Finn Mackay from UWE Bristol about her book entitled 'Radical Feminism: Feminist activism in movement'. Finn explains the 4 main components of Radical Feminism and some of the misconceptions about the movement too... Read More about Interview with Dr Finn Mackay for The Sociology Show.

Always endangered, never extinct: Exploring contemporary butch lesbian identity in the UK (2019)
Journal Article
Mackay, F. (2019). Always endangered, never extinct: Exploring contemporary butch lesbian identity in the UK. Women's Studies International Forum, 75, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wsif.2019.102241

© 2019 Elsevier Ltd This article presents empirical data from survey research into lesbian and queer masculinities in the United Kingdom, conducted in 2017, which garnered over two hundred responses. Four dominant themes emerged from the data gathere... Read More about Always endangered, never extinct: Exploring contemporary butch lesbian identity in the UK.

BBC The Big Questions (2019)
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Mackay, F. BBC The Big Questions

Rachel Burden presents topical debate live from The Attenborough Centre at the University of Sussex in Brighton. Has social media ruined childhood? Is feminism in crisis?

No woman’s land? Revisiting border zone denizens (2019)
Journal Article
Mackay, F. (2019). No woman’s land? Revisiting border zone denizens. Journal of Lesbian Studies, 23(3), 397-409. https://doi.org/10.1080/10894160.2019.1565521

This article presents empirical data from survey research into lesbian and queer masculinities in the United Kingdom, conducted in 2017, which garnered over two hundred responses. Dominant themes emerged which addressed the differences between the se... Read More about No woman’s land? Revisiting border zone denizens.

The future of pornography - panel debate. Speakers | Finn Mackay, Rowan Pelling, Peter Tatchell (2018)
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Mackay, F. The future of pornography - panel debate. Speakers | Finn Mackay, Rowan Pelling, Peter Tatchell

Many believe that porn's dark fantasies risk corrupting relationships and society. Has this arisen because pornography is largely created by men? Could feminist pornography featuring authentic sex, diverse bodies and female perspectives offer a truly... Read More about The future of pornography - panel debate. Speakers | Finn Mackay, Rowan Pelling, Peter Tatchell.

Lesbian/queer masculinities (2017)
Journal Article
Mackay, F. (2017). Lesbian/queer masculinities

Questions about the resonance and relevance of this classic and much stereotyped lesbian identity are not, of course, new questions. Perhaps the most well-known interrogation occurred during the famous ‘sex-wars’ of the 1980s, but arguably these deba... Read More about Lesbian/queer masculinities.

Un-teaching for boys (2017)
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Mackay, F. (2017). Un-teaching for boys

Ungendering our children - the harms of stereotyping and how to avoid them.

Book review: Being an early career feminist academic (2016)
Journal Article
Mackay, F. (2016). Book review: Being an early career feminist academic

Being an Early Career Feminist Academic: Global Perspectives, Experiences and Challenges, edited by Rachel Thwaites and Amy Pressland Young scholars tell it like it is but is knowledge of replaceability a bar to change? asks Finn Mackay

Farewell, dear friend: The sociology of pet grief (2016)
Journal Article
Mackay, F. (2016). Farewell, dear friend: The sociology of pet grief

An introduction to the sociology of pet grief, looking at data from the British Mass Observation Project and considering theories from the field of Animal Studies as well as Butler's theory of 'grievability'.

Andrea Dworkin - Behind the myths (2015)
Journal Article
Mackay, F. (2015). Andrea Dworkin - Behind the myths

There can be no better reason to discover the work of the late Andrea Dworkin, than all the various voices warning you not to!

Political not generational: Getting real about contemporary UK radical feminism (2015)
Journal Article
Mackay, F. (2015). Political not generational: Getting real about contemporary UK radical feminism. Social Movement Studies, 14(4), 427-442. https://doi.org/10.1080/14742837.2014.963545

In this article, using empirical data gathered from survey research and semi-structured interviews with feminist activists across the UK, I shall explore how activists themselves relate to the term third wave. It emerged that for many activists, the... Read More about Political not generational: Getting real about contemporary UK radical feminism.