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Bisexual and Pansexual Identities: Exploring and challenging invisibility and invalidation (2019)
Book
Hayfield, N. (in press). Bisexual and Pansexual Identities: Exploring and challenging invisibility and invalidation. London: Routledge

This book draws on psychological and social sciences research to offer a unique and in-depth exploration of the in/visibility of sexualities. It evidences how early sexologists understood sexuality within a binary model which provided the underpinnin... Read More about Bisexual and Pansexual Identities: Exploring and challenging invisibility and invalidation.

‘Can I be a kinky ace?’: How asexual people negotiate their experiences of kinks and fetishes (2019)
Journal Article
Winter-Gray, T., & Hayfield, N. (in press). ‘Can I be a kinky ace?’: How asexual people negotiate their experiences of kinks and fetishes. Psychology and Sexuality, https://doi.org/10.1080/19419899.2019.1679866

Prior research has found that asexual people may fantasise or participate in activities typically conceptualised as ‘sexual’. These behaviours may be considered paradoxical when an asexual person is conceptualised as someone who does not experience s... Read More about ‘Can I be a kinky ace?’: How asexual people negotiate their experiences of kinks and fetishes.

A critical review of the interdisciplinary literature on voluntary childlessness (2019)
Book Chapter
Clarke, V., Hayfield, N., Moller, N., & Braun, V. (in press). A critical review of the interdisciplinary literature on voluntary childlessness. In The truth about (m)otherhood: Choosing to be childfree

This chapter provides a critical review of the inter-disciplinary research on voluntary childlessness, examining some of the problematic assumptions that underpin the literature and the image of the childfree woman that emerges as a result. It is not... Read More about A critical review of the interdisciplinary literature on voluntary childlessness.

“Never Say Never?”: Heterosexual, bisexual, and lesbian women’s accounts of being childfree (2019)
Journal Article
Hayfield, N., Terry, G., Clarke, V., & Ellis, S. (2019). “Never Say Never?”: Heterosexual, bisexual, and lesbian women’s accounts of being childfree. Psychology of Women Quarterly, 43(4), 526-538. https://doi.org/10.1177/0361684319863414

Feminist scholars have identified a “motherhood imperative” in Western cultures, where heterosexual women are understood to both want, and have, children. However, social shifts have resulted in a decrease in pronatalism as well as an increase in soc... Read More about “Never Say Never?”: Heterosexual, bisexual, and lesbian women’s accounts of being childfree.