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AAMFT 2012 presentation

It's been a quiet couple of months on the blog here as summer has ended and fall has begun.  I'm at the AAMFT Annual Conference in Charlotte, NC where I'm presenting with Dr. Michael Loewy of Alliant International University on our research about one of his doctoral electives. Dr. Loewy has offered a "Fat Acceptance and Health at Every Size"...[ read more ]

Should AAMFT ask members to convene in North Carolina?

I just sent this email to the AAMFT Board of Directors (edited so that links are hyperlinks): ---- Dear AAMFT Board: I hope you will read this and other news stories about Amendment 1 which just passed in North Carolina.  Not only does it ban same-sex marriages, but also civil unions. According to AAMFT's own task force, legislation aimed at...[ read more ]

Outdated psych textbooks on sexual orientation

At our 2011 AAMFT talk, I used a few comics from one of my favorite web cartoonists, Eyeteeth of Small Peculiar.  She is working on a cartoon-based book about Walter Freeman, the infamous lobotomist, and has an interest in the history of mental health treatments.  I particularly enjoy her occasional series "Outdated Psych Textbooks," and I included a few of...[ read more ]

“Queer Science” PowerPoint

By editing out a couple of video clips (the "Always My Son" video I linked to here, and a clip from the excellent documentary "Middle Sexes: Redefining He and She" - the relevant clip seems to be up on YouTube here) that we didn't actually get to in our talk, I was able to make the PowerPoint fit Word Press...[ read more ]

“Queer Science” presentation

AAMFT 2011 Queer Science Dr. Benson and I have saved our slides from our presentation as a .pdf.  You won't get the accompanying notes, but you can see the visuals.  The actual PowerPoint is a bit too big in its current form thanks to our video clips; I'll see if I can edit it down and post it later.  



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