Human Sexuality & Anthropology Interest Group (HSAIG)

AAA interest group for sexuality research, education, & policy

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Seeking Current Literature on Transactional Sex (in the U.S.)

Hi all,I'm beginning a new project which will be looking at the role of socio-cultural context on transactional sex in southern Nevada, particularly in terms of impact on health outcomes. As we're just beginning, I'm hoping some of you might have input about where to find particularly insightful and current information/resources on topics such as:- Identity in different modes of transactional sex (i.e. brothels, escorts, GFE, etc.)- Navigating/negotiating safer sex practices in these different…See More
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Christopher Baum is now a member of Human Sexuality & Anthropology Interest Group (HSAIG)
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Anna Malaika Ntiriwah Asare is now a member of Human Sexuality & Anthropology Interest Group (HSAIG)
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Michael Cardom is now a member of Human Sexuality & Anthropology Interest Group (HSAIG)
Jan 31
Cage Hall posted a blog post

HSAIG Listserv starting

Greetings, HSAIG Members! At the 2013 meeting of the AAA, attendees at the HSAIG business meeting expressed the desire to create an HSAIG listserv that would allow us to share information with one another, including a monthly newsletter that would showcase the work of HSAIG members. We envision this listserv as a network of anthropologists (and others) that can facilitate the discussion of methodological and ethical issues we face in sexuality research, and a space for mentoring and…See More
Jan 27
Betsy Walter is now a member of Human Sexuality & Anthropology Interest Group (HSAIG)
Jan 26
Chelsea Cutright is now a member of Human Sexuality & Anthropology Interest Group (HSAIG)
Jan 18
Vashti Ma'at left a comment for Vashti Ma'at
"I receive emails from her to my private account, so here I am!"
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Alyssa Waddill is now a member of Human Sexuality & Anthropology Interest Group (HSAIG)
Jan 17
Jordan Placer is now a member of Human Sexuality & Anthropology Interest Group (HSAIG)
Jan 14
Cage Hall posted a blog post

100th Birthday of Kurt Freund this month

Pioneering sexologist Kurt Freund was born 100 years ago this month on Jan 17, 1913, in Chrudim, Bohemia, now part of Czech Republic. He helped develope plethysmography as a research tool and advocated for the decriminalization of homosexuality. After emigrating to Canada, he trained many sex researchers in a number of disciplines. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kurt_FreundSee More
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Profile IconLavinia Nicolae, Hoching Jiang, Matthew Thomann and 5 more joined Human Sexuality & Anthropology Interest Group (HSAIG)
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Mission & History of HSAIG

The mission of HSAIG is to inform policy and practices that enhance sexual health and well-being and advance the field of sexuality research & education. We are an official interest group within the American Anthropological Association (AAA). [read more]

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HSAIG Listserv starting

Greetings, HSAIG Members!



At the 2013 meeting of the AAA, attendees at the HSAIG business meeting expressed the desire to create an HSAIG listserv that would allow us to share information with one another, including a monthly newsletter that would showcase the work of HSAIG members.



We envision this listserv as a network of anthropologists (and others) that can facilitate the discussion of methodological and ethical issues we face in sexuality research, and a space…

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Posted by Cage Hall on January 27, 2014 at 11:30pm

100th Birthday of Kurt Freund this month

Pioneering sexologist Kurt Freund was born 100 years ago this month on Jan 17, 1913, in Chrudim, Bohemia, now part of Czech Republic. He helped develope plethysmography as a research tool and advocated for the decriminalization of homosexuality. After emigrating to Canada, he trained many sex researchers in a number of disciplines. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kurt_Freund

Posted by Cage Hall on January 6, 2014 at 5:30pm

HSAIG Facebook Group

Following the AAA meeting in Chicago, we have returned our attention to the HSAIG Facebook group. This will be a "secret" group on FB, which means that all members must be individually approved by the moderator, and that posts to the group and the fact of group membership should not show up member's profiles or timelines.

We have taken this step because FB is an increasingly common way of networking and sharing news items. However, since FB policy does not allow separate business and…

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Posted by Cage Hall on December 6, 2013 at 11:37am — 2 Comments

 
 
 

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Now formed: European Network for Queer Anthropology (ENQA)

The European Network for Queer Anthropology (ENQA) was established spring 2013, and aims to promote communication, develop teaching materials, enhance mentoring, and to serve as a professional…Continue

Tags: European, queer, professional organization, professional association, anthropology

Started by Cage Hall Sep 9, 2013.

M, F or Blank: 'Third Gender' Official in Germany from November

Germany is set to become the first country in Europe to introduce a third, "indeterminate" gender designation on birth certificates.…Continue

Tags: Germany, policy, intersex, transgender, third gender

Started by Cage Hall Aug 18, 2013.

HPV tied to 3-fold greater risk for esophageal cancer

A new review of previous research links infection with human papillomavirus (HPV) to a three-fold greater chance of esophageal cancer."This doesn't mean it is present in all (esophageal cancers), but…Continue

Tags: STI, STD, esophageal cancer, oral cancer, cancer

Started by Cage Hall Aug 1, 2013.

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