The Stonewall Riots occurred on June 28, 1969. It was this summer evening that sparked the Gay Rights Movement. Now, forty-eight years later, the world celebrates Pride Month every June to celebrate, honor, support, and fight for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) community. The queer community is resilient. No matter what obstacles… Read more »
Written by Tina Harseim, Head of Social Media, Springer Nature and Gregory Goodey, Research Analyst, Springer Nature. The data from this survey has been made open access for anyone who would like to use it. You can find it on Figshare. Social media is not only a way for authors and publishers to disseminate research findings,… Read more »
PhDs can be a grueling undertaking, requiring years of hard work and dedication. In the blog, Dr Sima Barmania, author of a recent article in BMC International Health and Human Rights, reflects on completing her PhD and its impact on her and the policies that she hopes to influence.
A new study published in the SpringerOpen journal Pastoralism: Research, Policy and Practice explores the impact of colonization on pastoral women’s roles in Northern Kenya using archival documents. Here, Dr. Fatuma Boru Guyo tells us about the Borana people and how their social organization changed with colonization from the British, specifically in relation to women’s roles.