Queer Research Group publications

Technology-Facilitated Domestic Violence: Some Queer Considerations

Fileborn, Bianca, Ball, Matthew (2023) Technology-Facilitated Domestic Violence: Some Queer Considerations. In Harris, Bridget, Woodlock, Delanie (Eds.), Technology and Domestic and Family Violence: Victimisation, Perpetration and Responses, Routledge Studies in Crime and Society, pp.133-143.
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Effectiveness of relationships and sex education

van Leent, Lisa, Walsh, Kerryann, Moran, Claire, Hand, Kirstine, French, Sally (2023) Effectiveness of relationships and sex education: A systematic review of terminology, content, pedagogy, and outcomes. Educational Research Review, 39, pp.Article number: 100527.
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Primary Years and Teacher Practices

van Leent, L. (2023) Primary Years and Teacher Practices. Springer International Publishing.

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“Healthy and Normal”: Parents’ Perspectives on Gender and Sexual Diversity in Elementary Relationships and Sexuality Education

van Leent, L., & Moran, C. (2023) “Healthy and Normal”: Parents’ Perspectives on Gender and Sexual Diversity in Elementary Relationships and Sexuality Education. Common Ground Research Networks.

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Surveillance does not equal safety: Police, data and consent on dating apps

Stardust, Zahra, Gillett, Rosalie, Albury, Kath (2023) Surveillance does not equal safety: Police, data and consent on dating apps. Crime, Media, Culture, 19 (2), pp.274– 295.
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Gay Dating Platforms, Crimes, and Harms in India

Sinha Roy, Rahul, Ball, Matthew (2022) Gay Dating Platforms, Crimes, and Harms in India: New Directions for Research and Theory. Women and Criminal Justice, 32 (1-2), pp.49-65.
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Rape, Popular Culture, and Nirbhaya: A Study of India's Daughter and Delhi Crime

Rajan, Benson, Kundu, Devaleena, Sarkar, Sahana (2022) Rape, Popular Culture, and Nirbhaya: A Study of India's Daughter and Delhi Crime. Journal of Communication Inquiry.
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Online abuse against women is rife, but some women suffer more – and we need to step up for them

Sarkar, S. & Klose, H. (2022) Online abuse against women is rife, but some women suffer more – and we need to step up for them. The Conversation.

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Manifesto for Sex Positive Social Media

Stardust, Zahra, van der Nagel, Emily, Tiidenberg, Katrin, Lee, Jiz, Coombes, Em, Miller-Young, Mireille (2022) Manifesto for Sex Positive Social Media

Child and Youth Identity Formation: Consumerism and Popular Culture

McGraw, Kelli (2022) Child and Youth Identity Formation: Consumerism and Popular Culture. In Gobby, Brad, Walker, Rebecca (Eds.), Powers of Curriculum: Sociological Perspectives on Education.[ 2nd ed.].

Exploring sexual orientation beyond genital arousal

Chan, Ho Fai, Torgler, Benno, Whyte, Stephen (2021) Exploring sexual orientation beyond genital arousal: Using large-scale online dating contact behavior to study male and female bisexuality. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 118 (12), pp.Article number: e2026320118.
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Sex differences in sexual attraction for aesthetics, resources and personality across age

Whyte, Stephen, Brooks, Robert C., Chan, Ho Fai, Torgler, Benno (2021) Sex differences in sexual attraction for aesthetics, resources and personality across age. PLoS ONE, 16 (5), pp.Article number: e0250151.
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Experiences of Trans Scholars in Criminology and Criminal Justice

Walker, Allyn, Valcore, Jace, Evans, Brodie, Stephens, Ash (2021) Experiences of Trans Scholars in Criminology and Criminal Justice. Critical Criminology, 29 (1), pp.37-56.
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Building an Intersectional and Trans‑Inclusive Criminology

Valcore, Jace, Fradella, Henry F., Guadalupe-Diaz, Xavier, Ball, Matthew, Dwyer, Angela, DeJong, Christina, Walker, Allyn, Wodda, Aimee, Worthen, Meredith (2021) Building an Intersectional and Trans‑Inclusive Criminology: Responding to the Emergence of 'Gender Critical' Perspectives in Feminist Criminology. Critical Criminology, 29 (4), pp.687-706.
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Materiality and Discursivity of Cyber Violence Against Women in India

Sarkar, S., & Rajan, B. (2021) Materiality and Discursivity of Cyber Violence Against Women in India. Sage Journals.

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Navigating the tensions of (in)visibility and hypervisibility in LGBTI police liaison programs in three Australian states

Dwyer, Angela, Ball, Matthew J. (2020) 'You'd just cop flak from every other dickhead under the sun': Navigating the tensions of (in)visibility and hypervisibility in LGBTI police liaison programs in three Australian states. Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice, 36 (2), pp.274-292.
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Unsettling queer criminology: Notes towards decolonization

Ball, Matthew (2019) Unsettling queer criminology: Notes towards decolonization. Critical Criminology, 27 (1), pp.145-161.
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Man, woman, 'other': Factors associated with nonbinary gender identification

Whyte, Stephen, Brooks, Robert, Torgler, Benno (2018) Man, woman, 'other': Factors associated with nonbinary gender identification. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 47 (8), pp.2397-2406.
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Textual constraints: Queering the Senior English text list in the Australian Curriculum

McGraw, Kelli, van Leent, Lisa (2018) Textual constraints: Queering the Senior English text list in the Australian Curriculum. English in Australia, 53 (2), pp.28-39.
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What's queer about queer criminology?

Ball, Matthew (2014) What's queer about queer criminology?. In Panfil, V, Peterson, D (Eds.), Handbook of LGBT communities, crime, and justice, pp.531-555.
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Troubling silences and taboo texts: constructing safer and more positive school climates for same-sex-attracted high school students in Australia

Ullman, Jacqueline, McGraw, Kelli (2014) Troubling silences and taboo texts: constructing safer and more positive school climates for same-sex-attracted high school students in Australia. In Meyer, E J, Carlson, D (Eds.), Gender and sexualities in education: a reader [Gender and Sexualities in Education, Volume 5], pp.298-312.

Queer Research Group videos



Dr Phoebe Hart is an Associate Professor in film, screen and digital media at the Queensland University of Technology, and a member of the QUT Queer Research Group. In this video, Dr Hart discusses her research projects:


Associate Professor Lisa van Leent discusses her research on LGBTIQA+ issues in education contexts: