Stephen Kerry

Registered to supervise postgraduate research

20092019
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Research interests

Dr Stephen Kerry is a Lecturer in Sociology in CIFAS. Dr Kerry holds degrees in Gender Studies and their* research specialisation focuses on the health needs of Australians who live on the gender margins of society. Dr Kerry’s work examines the lived experiences of intersex, transgender, and sex/gender diverse Australians and they recently published Trans Dilemmas: Living in Australia’s Remote Areas and in Aboriginal Communities with Routledge. When not at work, Dr Kerry volunteers for the Darwin-based LGBTQI human rights organisation Rainbow Territory and sits on the board of the National LGBTI Health Alliance as the Northern Territory Director. 

*Dr Kerry identifies as genderqueer and uses gender-neutral terms.

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Research Output 2009 2019

  • 9 Article
  • 3 Chapter
  • 1 Book
  • 1 Conference paper presented at Conference (not in Proceedings)

Australian Queer Science Fiction Fans

Kerry, S., 2019, In : Journal of Homosexuality. 66, 1, p. 100-116 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

science fiction
fan
escapism
Civilization
Metaphor

Australian news media’s representation of Cate McGregor, the highest ranking Australian transgender military officer

Kerry, S., 18 Aug 2018, In : Journal of Gender Studies. 27, 6, p. 683-693 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

ranking
news
Military
gender
normativity

Payback: the custom of assault and rape of sistergirls and brotherboys; Australia’s trans and sex/gender diverse First peoples

Kerry, S., Mar 2018, In : Violence and Gender. 5, 1, p. 37-41 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

assault
rape
gender
community
human rights

Trans Dilemmas: Living in Australia’s Remote Areas and in Aboriginal Communities

Kerry, S., 2018, London: Routledge. 116 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBookResearchpeer-review

community
queer studies
experience
gender studies
demographic factors

Intersex men, masculinities, and ‘disabled’ penises

Kerry, S., 2017, Disability and Masculinities: Corporeality, Pedagogy and the Critique of Otherness. Loeser, C., Crowley, V. & Pini, B. (eds.). London: Palgrave Macmillan, p. 85-101 17 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearchpeer-review

masculinity
gender
medicalization
surgery
pain