Prostitution and sex work have long been known as conflictual issues. Recently, the discussion has been added about differences between heterosexual, queer, and trans identities and the general significance of normative notions of relationships, sexuality, and intimacy. As an object of knowledge, sex work/prostitution has therefore diversified considerably. The focus of this issue aims to make visible different disciplinary and interdisciplinary approaches.
Call for Papers is open.
Today, the increasing plurality of parenthood and family is partly recognized by law and society. At the same time, such diverse constellations beyond the heterosexual norm are fiercely fought against by state and non-state actors. The articles in this special issue deal with diverse family forms from perspectives of gender, sexuality and queer theory. The empirical focus is on everyday family practices.