Relationship violence in LGBTTQ Lives: Thinking through a framework of intersectionality
with Dr. Janice Ristock
Monday, March 18
Dr. Roger Epp Conference Room
Janice Ristock is Vice-Provost (Academic Affairs) and Professor of Women’s and Gender Studies at the University of Manitoba. She has been active in the feminist and queer anti-violence movement for over 25 years. She engages in community-based research to address LGBTQ relationship violence, as well as health and mental health issues facing gender and sexual minorities.
She received a book award for No More Secrets: Violence in Lesbian Relationships from Division 44 (Society for the Psychological Study of Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual issues) of the American Psychological Association for making a distinguished contribution to LGBT psychology. She has a newly released edited book, Intimate Partner Violence and LGBTQ Lives from Routledge press. Her current work includes involvement on a national research project called Cancer’s Margins and is exploring LGBQ women’s and Trans peoples experiences of breast and gynecological cancers, as well as, the Every Teachers Project that is examining K-12 teachers perceptions and understanding of gender and sexual diversity in their classrooms.