Genders and Sexualities
Ph.D., Feminist Studies, University of California Santa Barbara
MA, Women’s Studies, University of Arizona
B.A., Rhetoric and Women’s Studies, St. Cloud State University
Feminist, queer and crip theory, activism and social movements, critical sexuality studies, bodies, health and reproduction, rurality, place, and space, and food politics.
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Thomsen, Carly. 2013. “From Refusing Stigmatization to Celebration: New Directions for ReproductiveJustice Activism.” Feminist Studies
Thomsen, Carly. Forthcoming. “In Plain(s) Sight: Rural LGBTQ Women and the Politics of Visibility.”Queering the Countryside: New
Directions in Rural Queer Studies. Mary Gray and Colin Johnson, Eds.
Thomsen, Carly. Forthcoming. “Sexualities.” The Oxford Handbook of Feminist Theory. Lisa Disch and Mary Hawkesworth, Eds. Oxford:
Oxford University Press. With Leila Rupp.
Thomsen, Carly. In process of revising and resubmitting. “The Politics of Narrative, Narrative as Politic:Rethinking Reproductive Justice
Frameworks through the South Dakota Abortion Story.” Feminist Formations.
Thomsen, Carly. Under Review. “The Post-Raciality and Post-Spatiality of Calls for LGBTQ andDisability Visibility.”
Thomsen, Carly. Under Review. “The Fetish of Visibility: Malcolm X, Sex Work, and Gay Rights.”With Heather Berg.
Thomsen, Carly. 2007. “Roe v. Wade.” Oxford Encyclopedia of Women in World History. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Thomsen, Carly. 2013. “Not Down With CPCs?: What Feminists can Learn from the Reproductive Justice Activism at UCSB.” Feminist
Majority Foundation blog at www.feministcampus.org/blog. Sept 17.
Thomsen, Carly. 2008. “The Prism Project: Supporting LGBTQ Youth.” Community Research News. Southwest Institute for Research on
Women. Tucson: University of Arizona. Vol. 7.
LaDuke, Winona, John Shimek, Carly Thomsen, Mike Triplett. 2006. “White Earth Anishinaabe Nation Sustainable Energy Plan.” White
Earth, Minnesota: White Earth Land Recovery Project.
Manuscripts in Progress
“Queer Theory, Identity Politics, and Reproductive Justice Activism”