Dr Francis Ray White

Senior Lecturer

DepartmentSocial Sciences
Research groupCentre for Science and Imagination
Sociology and Cultural Studies Research Group
Centre for the Study of Democracy

Research outputs

Fucking Failures: The Future of Fat Sex
White, F.R. 2016. Fucking Failures: The Future of Fat Sex. Sexualities. 19 (8), pp. 962-979. https://doi.org/10.1177/1363460716640733

Queering Fat Embodiment [Book Review]
White, F.R. 2016. Queering Fat Embodiment [Book Review]. Sexualities. 19 (5-6), pp. 615-616. https://doi.org/10.1177/1363460715624457

Fat Gay Men: Girth, Mirth and the Politics of Stigma [Book Review]
White, F.R. 2015. Fat Gay Men: Girth, Mirth and the Politics of Stigma [Book Review]. Journal of Gender Studies. 24 (2), pp. 248-250. https://doi.org/10.1080/09589236.2015.1005972

Media and the Rhetoric of Body Perfection: Cosmetic Surgery, Weight Loss and Beauty in Popular Culture [Book Review]
White, F.R. 2015. Media and the Rhetoric of Body Perfection: Cosmetic Surgery, Weight Loss and Beauty in Popular Culture [Book Review]. Women's Studies International Forum. 52 (Sept-Oct), pp. 46-47. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wsif.2015.07.005

"We're kind of devolving": visual tropes of evolution in obesity discourse
White, F.R. 2014. "We're kind of devolving": visual tropes of evolution in obesity discourse. in: Monaghan, L., Colls, R. and Evans, B. (ed.) Obesity discourse and fat politics: research, critique and interventions London Routledge.

Fat/Trans: queering the activist body
White, F.R. 2014. Fat/Trans: queering the activist body. Fat Studies: an interdisciplinary journal of body weight and society. 3 (2), pp. 86-100. https://doi.org/10.1080/21604851.2014.889489

'We’re kind of devolving': visual tropes of evolution in obesity discourse
White, F.R. 2013. 'We’re kind of devolving': visual tropes of evolution in obesity discourse. Critical Public Health. 23 (3), pp. 320-330. https://doi.org/10.1080/09581596.2013.777693

No fat future? The uses of anti-social queer theory for fat activism
White, F.R. 2013. No fat future? The uses of anti-social queer theory for fat activism. in: Michaelis, B., Haschemi Yekani, E. and Kilian, E. (ed.) Queer futures: reconsidering normativity, activism and the political Aldershot Ashgate. pp. 21-36

Fat, queer, dead: ‘obesity’ and the death drive
White, F.R. 2012. Fat, queer, dead: ‘obesity’ and the death drive. Somatechnics. 2 (1), pp. 1-17. https://doi.org/10.3366/soma.2012.0035

Undesirable consequences? Resignifying discursive constructions of fatness in the 'obesity epidemic'
White, F.R. 2009. Undesirable consequences? Resignifying discursive constructions of fatness in the 'obesity epidemic'. in: Tomrley, C. and Kaloski-Naylor, A. (ed.) Fat studies in the UK York Raw Nerve Books.

Towards true equality: engaging with LGBTI students at Westminster
Cranfield, S., White, F.R., Wareham, J. and Follows, M. 2014. Towards true equality: engaging with LGBTI students at Westminster. University of Westminster Learning and Teaching Symposium 2014. University of Westminster, London 9 June 2014

"Fatties Cause Global Warming": The Strange Entanglement of Obesity and Climate Change
White, F.R. 2021. Forthcoming. "Fatties Cause Global Warming": The Strange Entanglement of Obesity and Climate Change. in: Embodying Contagion: The Viropolitics of Horror and Desire in Contemporary Discourse Cardiff, Wales University of Wales Press.

Men, trans/masculine, and non-binary people negotiating conception: Normative resistance and inventive pragmatism
Riggs, D., Pfeffer, C., Pearce, R., Hines, S. and White, F.R. 2020. Men, trans/masculine, and non-binary people negotiating conception: Normative resistance and inventive pragmatism. International Journal of Transgender Health. conception. https://doi.org/10.1080/15532739.2020.1808554

Men, trans/masculine, and non-binary people's experiences of pregnancy loss: an international qualitative study.
Riggs, Damien W., Pearce, Ruth, Pfeffer, Carla A., Hines, Sally, White, Francis Ray and Ruspini, Elisabetta 2020. Men, trans/masculine, and non-binary people's experiences of pregnancy loss: an international qualitative study. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth. 20 (1), p. 482. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12884-020-03166-6

Fleshing Out Non-Binary
White, F.R. 2020. Fleshing Out Non-Binary. in: Twist, J., Vincent, B., Barker, M-J. and Gupta, K. (ed.) Non-Binary Lives: An Anthology of Intersecting Identities London Jessica Kingsley Publishers. pp. 223-228

Transnormativity in the psy disciplines: Constructing pathology in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual and Standards of Care
Riggs, D.W., Pearce, R., Pfeffer, C.A., Hines, S., White, F. and Ruspini, E. 2019. Transnormativity in the psy disciplines: Constructing pathology in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual and Standards of Care. American Psychologist. 74 (8), pp. 912-924. https://doi.org/10.1037/amp0000545

Embodying the Fat/Trans Intersection
White, F.R. 2019. Embodying the Fat/Trans Intersection. in: Thickening Fat: Fat Bodies, Intersectionality, and Social Justice London Routledge. pp. 110-121

Beyond the pregnant man: representing trans pregnancy in A Deal With The Universe
Pearce, R. and White, F.R. 2019. Beyond the pregnant man: representing trans pregnancy in A Deal With The Universe. Feminist Media Studies. 19 (5), pp. 764-767. https://doi.org/10.1080/14680777.2019.1630925





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