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Genders & Sexualities Thematic Group

Convener Bios

Barrie Shannon is a PhD candidate and casual academic currently based at the University of Newcastle, NSW, completing their thesis while teaching sociology and social science subjects at undergraduate and enabling levels. Their current research concerns the narratives and experiences of transgender and gender diverse young people as they relate to both formal and informal sex education. Barrie’s broader research interests include social media, online counterpublics and community building, online gaming communities, education policy, enabling education and mental health and wellbeing in academia. Barrie has published their work in peer-reviewed journals and edited collections. In their spare time, Barrie prefers to retreat entirely into cooking, video games and TV.

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Group Conveners:

Megan Sharp
University of Melbourne

Gemma Killen
Australian National University

Barrie Shannon
University of Newcastle

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