SCHOLARLY PRESENTATIONS (CONFERENCES, SYMPOSIA AND SEMINARS) (IN SEXUALITY AND GENDER, 2000- )

 

 

Symposium convened

 

'Trans Health in the Global South/East' 

Convened for WPATH International Symposium ("Transgender Beyond Disorder: Identity, Community, and Health"). Atlanta, Sept.

 

'Sexuality Education and Research: Three Cities, Three Perspectives'.

Convened for HKU Faculty of Education Research Group in Sexual Health, Diversity and Development.

 

(forthcoming)

 

'Pushed to the margins: trans people in Hong Kong: health, well-being and legal recognition'

To be convened for the University of Hong Kong, August 24th, 2013. 

 

'Facilitating an Asia-Pacific Trans Community Voice the WPATH Symposium,

 Invited symposium, to be convened for the Biennial Symposium, Bangkok, Feb 14-18 2014.

 

The WHO proposal for Gender Incongruence in Childhood, the arguments for and against.

 Invited symposium, to be convened for the Biennial Symposium, Bangkok, Feb 14-18 2014.

 

Invited papers (International)

 

Winter, S. (2005). 'Lives in Limbo: Women of another kind'.

University of the Philippines, Manila, Dec.

 

Winter,S. (2006). Transgender Pre-Conference Session for ILGA (International Lesbian and Gay Association) Conference, Geneva, Switzerland. 

Invited Opening Session speaker. Funded by ILGA.

 

Winter, S. (2007). 'Transphobia: a price worth paying for Gender Identity Disorder?'

Mahidol University, Salaya Campus, Bangkok, Thailand, Dec

(cohosted by the Institute of Population and Social Research (IPSR), the Office of Human Rights Studies (OHRSD), and Anjaree Group.

 

Winter, S. (2008).'Asian transgender identities'.

Center for International Studies at the University of the Philippines. Nov

 

Winter, S. (2009). 'What does research tell us about Asia-Pacific trans people?' Asia Pacific Transgender Network Development Conference.

Organized by the Asia-Pacific Coalition on Male Sexual Health (APCOM), Asia-Pacific Network of Sex Workers (APNSW) and Seven Sisters. Bangkok, Thailand. December. Multiple funders.

 

Winter, S. (2010).'International outreach to promote transgender health around the world.'

Annual Retreat of the Board of Directors of WPATH (World Professional Association of Transgender Health), San Francisco, April

 

Winter, S. (2010).'Trans  issues in Asia: prejudice, discrimination, social and civil rights; health and healthcare'.

Center of Excellence for Transgender Health (COETH), Center for AIDS Prevention Studies (CAPS) University of California at San Francisco (UCSF), April

 

Winter,S. (2011). 'Transgender sex work, stigma, psychiatry and death'. First National Sex Work and Human Rights Symposium.

Organised by Pembe Hayat Organisation. Ankara, Turkey, March

 

Winter,S. (2011). 'Health issues to be considered: a personal perspective'. Expert's Meeting on Reform of the International Classification of Diseases and Issues related to Gender Identity.

Organised by GATE (Global Action for Trans Equality).The Hague. November.  Multiple funders. 

 

Winter,S. (2011). 'Transgender persons, human rights and HIV vulnerability in Asia and the Pacific: a review of research'. 

APTN (Asia Pacific Transgender Network) Board Meeting, December. Organised and funded by UNDP

 

Winter,S. (2012). 'Transsexualism: some additional thoughts, some alternative ideas'. First meeting of Working Group on Classification of Sexual Disorders and Sexual Health.

International Advisory Groups for Reproductive Health and for Revision of ICD-10 Mental and Behavioural Disorders, WHO HQ, Geneva, January. Funded by WHO.

 

Winter,S. (2012). 'Being trans* in Asia: trans* rights, trans* health, trans* proud'.

Seminar delivered to Gender Team at the Department of Sexology and Gender Problems at the University of Gent, Belgium, April.

 

Winter,S. (2012).' Lost in transition: transgender people, rights and HIV vulnerability in the Asia-Pacific region'.

UNAIDS HQ, Geneva. June.


Winter,S. (2012). 'Being trans* in the Asia-Pacific: trans* rights, trans* health, trans* pride'.

12th Asia-Oceania Congress of Sexology, Matsue, Japan. August. Funded by congress organisers.
 

Winter, S. (2012)  'Towards WHO's ICD-11'.

12th Asia-Oceania Congress of Sexology, Matsue, Japan. August (presenting on this topic in place of Professor Rosemary Coates, who was unable to attend). Funded by congress organisers.

 

Winter, S (2012).  'Being trans* in the Asia-Pacific: trans* rights, trans* health, trans* pride'.

Meeting sponsored by the Japanese Association for Sex Education, Osaka, Japan. August.

 

Winter,S (2012). 'An overview of trans issues: from a researcher's perspective'. 

WHO experts' and stakeholders' consultation on HIV, STI and other health needs of transgender people in Asia and the Pacific. Manila, Philippines. Sept. Funded by UNDP. 

 

Winter,S. (2013). 'De-pathologising childhood diversity: arguments against the proposed gender incongruence in childhood diagnosis'.

WPATH ICD Consensus Meeting, San Francisco. February.

 

Winter,S. (2013). 'Trans kids and modern healthcare: arguments against the proposed ICD-11 diagnosis called gender incongruence of childhood'

Department of Sexology, Faculty of Health Sciences, Curtin University, Perth, Australia. March

 

Winter,S. (2013). 'De-pathologising childhood diversity: the case against gender incongruence in childhood'.

GATE Consensus Meeting on ICD-11, Buenos Aires, March 2013.

 

(forthcoming)

 

Winter,S. (2014). 'An alternative diagnostic framework, the proposal of the Buenos Aires  experts’ meeting.'

The WHO proposal for Gender Incongruence in Childhood, the arguments for and against. Invited symposium, to be convened for the Biennial Symposium, Bangkok, Feb 14-18 2013.

 

 

 

 Invited participation (International) (participant in discussions. no formal paper presentation)

 

Winter, S. (2009). Second International Expert Meeting on HIV Prevention for MSM, WSW, and Transgenders; Moving from Intentions to Action.

(Improving collaboration for policy development and for strengthening implementation in the Global East and South). Amsterdam, November

 

Winter, S. (2010).International Congress on Gender Identity and Human Rights. Organised by GATE (Global Action for Trans Equality) and the University of Barcelona Faculty of Law.

Sponsored by various NGOs, city and provincial governments, as well as by the Norwegian, French, Dutch and Spanish Governments (the latter holding the EU Presidency). Barcelona, Spain, June.

 

 

Invited presentations (Hong Kong)

 

Winter, S. (2002).'Introduction to Transgender'.

Invited presentation to General Education Course Sexual Deviance at Baptist University of Hong Kong.

 

Winter, S. (2004).'Transgender: A sharing session for social work students'.

Invited presentation at Baptist University  Nov

  

Winter, S. (2005). 'Introduction to Transgender'. presentation for General Education Course Understanding social vulnerabilities of oppressed groups at Chinese University of Hong Kong. Nov

 

Winter, S. (2006).'Sexual and Gender Diversity'

Invited presentation to undergraduate medical students studying a module in Human Sexuality  at HKU Faculty of Medicine,

 

Winter, S. (2008). 'Transprejudice in Hong Kong'.

Invited seminar at City University of Hong Kong, Oct. (hosted by Department of Applied Social Studies)

 

Winter, S. (2009). 'Transpeople in Asia'.

Invited presentation on HKU Faculty of Law course on Equality and Non-Discrimination for LLB and LLM students.  Mar

 

Winter, S. (2009). 'Translives – Asian voices'.

Invited presentation on CUHK Department of Anthropology course on Women. Men and Culture. April

 

Winter, S. (2010).'Transgender and gender identity issues'.

Invited Hong Kong College of Psychiatrists training session for senior student psychiatrists. Kwai Chung Hospital, Hong Kong, January

 

Winter, S. (2010). 'Gender Identity Disorder: Whose disorder?'

Invited by CUHK Department of Psychiatry to run a training session for  psychiatrists and others. Shatin Hospital, Hong Kong, April

 

Winter, S. (2010). 'Motivating large groups of students (experience in running a course on Sexual and Gender diversity)'.

Invited presentation at HKU Common Core Course Forum, May

 

Winter, S. (2010). 'Of gender difference, disorder, stigma and death: psychiatry in the firing line'.

Invited presentation at Research Workshop on Understanding and Addressing Diversity,  Faculty of Law, University of Hong Kong, June

 

Winter,S. (2010). 'Rights and Legal Issues for Trans(gender/sexual) people' .

Invited presentation at Workshop on Assessment and Management of Transsexualism, organised by the Hong Kong Hospital Authority. July.

 

Winter,S. (2010) 'Identity and expression: transgender people in gendered cultures'.

Invited presentation at Challenging Gender: Gender Challenges (The 2010 Martin Lectures). University of Hong Kong, December. 

(Respondent: Lam Woon Kwong, Chairman, Equal Opportunities Commission)

 

Winter,S. (2011) 'Transpeople: gender difference, sickness and crime'.

Invited presentation at Disease and Crime: social pathologies and the new politics of health.  organised by the Centre for the Humanities and Medicine, University of Hong Kong, April.

 

Winter,S. (2011). 'Transwomen's rights? Women's rights!'

Invited presentation at Hong Kong Women's NGO Forum: Working with CEDAW. University of Hong Kong, May. 

 

Winter,S. (2011). 'Trans-science: shaping the way we think about trans-rights?'

Invited presentation at Mini-forum on Diversity Studies, part of a day-long Forum on Community Strategic Research, University of Hong Kong, May. 

 

Winter,S. (2011). 'Can wearing a dress mean that you are mad? Children, gender difference and mental disorder'

Invited seminar for Centre for Advancement of Inclusive and Special Education (CAISE) at the Faculty of Education, University of Hong Kong, May.

 

    - also at:  Hong Kong Institute of Education (Dept of Special Education) November 2011.

 

    - also at:  Hong Kong Shue Yan University (Dept of Sociology and Counselling & Psychology) December 2011

 

Winter, S. (2011). 'Transpeople, translives and translaw?'

Invited presentation on HKU Faculty of Law course on Equality and Non-Discrimination for LLB and LLM students.  November.

 

Winter,S (2011). 'Towards ICD-11: trans people and diagnostic reform'

Invited presentation at open workshop 'Best practice guidelines for the holistic care of transgender patients'.

Organised by Chinese University of Hong Kong Department of Surgery. Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong. November

 

Winter,S.(2012). 'Sex, Gender and ICD-11: what to do about all those people down there in Blocks 64-66'.

Seminar organised by the Centre for the Humanities and Medicine, University of Hong Kong. December.

 

Winter,S. (2012). 'Sex gender and ICD-11: Preliminary recommendations of the WHO Working Group on Sexual Disorders and Sexual Health in regard to Blocks F64-66'.

Invited presentation at a symposium 'Sexual diversity and mental health' the Third HK-UK Joint International Conference, 'Mental Health for All' , December.

Co-organised by the Royal College of Psychiatrists (UK) and the HK College of Psychiatrists.

 

 

Other conference presentations and seminars (international).

 

     Winter, S. (2003). 'Language and Identity in Transgender: Gender wars and the case of the Thai kathoey'. Hawaii International Conference on Social Sciences, Hawaii, June.

 

Winter, S. (2003). 'The Transgendered Person; Male, female, androgynous or agendered'. Third International Conference of Scholars in Asia,  Singapore, August.

 

Winter, S  (2003). 'Males Becoming Female: Becoming  transgendered in Thailand'. Third International Conference of Scholars in Asia,  Singapore, August.

 

Winter, S  (2005). 'Why Am I Transgendered?'

First International Conference of Queer Studies in Asia, ‘Sexualities, Genders and Rights in Asia’. Bangkok, July.

 

Alegre,B., De Guzman,R. and Winter,S. (2006). 'Introducing the Transsexual Woman: A study on male-to-female (M2F) Filipino transsexuals'. Graduate Research Colloquium, Graduate School, University of Santo Tomas, Manila, Philippines. May

 

Luhmann,N., Laohasiriwong W. and Winter, S. (2007). 'The Health Risk and Health Care Seeking Behaviours of Male-to-female Transgender Persons in Khon Kaen', Thailand: First implications for targeted practice. International Conference of Asian Queer Studies, Sydney, February.

 

Winter, S  (2007). 'Transphobia: A price worth paying for ‘Gender Identity Disorder’?'

Eighteenth Congress of the World Association of Sexology (First Congress of the World Association of Sexual Health), Sydney, April.

 

Winter, S. (2007) 'Transphobia and Psychiatry in Asia'.

Fifth International Conference of Asian Scholars. Kuala Lumpur, August

(paper read out at conference by M.King)

 

Winter, S  (2007). 'Transphobia, Pathology and WPATH'.

First Symposium of the World Professional Association for Transgender Health (Twentieth Symposium of the Harry Benjamin International Gender Dysphoria Association)  Chicago, September.

 

Winter, S. (2009). 'Lost in transition: transpeople, hormones and health in Southeast Asia'. Second Symposium of the World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH). Oslo, July.

 

Winter, S. (2009). 'Autogynephilia: a marginal phenomenon or a basis for theory? Data from three Asian countries'.  Symposium of the World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH). Oslo, July.

 

Harn, P.L., Wu, P.L., and Winter, S. (2010). 'Taiwanese undergraduates' gender cognitions and attitudes toward male-to-female transsexuals'. Conference of the Asian Psychological Association, Darwin, July.

 

Winter,S. (2011) 'How well do the WPATH Standards of Care travel? How well does WPATH travel? '

In special symposium session ('Trans Health in the Global South/East') coordinated by myself, at WPATH International Symposium ("Transgender Beyond Disorder: Identity, Community, and Health"). Atlanta, Sept.

 

 

 

Other conference presentations and seminars (Hong Kong)

 

Winter, S. (2002). 'Language and Identity in Transgender: The case of the Thai kathoey'.

Second International Knowledge and Discourse Conference, Hong Kong, June.

 

Winter,S (2006) 'Transpeople, Transphobia and Mental Illness: A call for the de-pathologisation of transgenderism'. Education Faculty Seminar Series, May.

 

Harn, P.L., Wu, P.L., and Winter, S. (2010). 'An exploration on Taiwanese undergraduates' gender cognition and attitude toward male-to-female transsexuals'. Crossroads Conference. Hong Kong, June.

 

Winter, S. (2010). 'DICE-ing with Sexuality and Gender at Hong Kong University'.

Seminar at full-day symposium on 'Sexuality Education and Research: Three Cities, Three Perspectives'. Organised by the HKU Faculty of Education Research Group in Sexual Health, Diversity and Development.

 

Winter,S. (2014). 'Hong Kong after 'W': a watershed moment?'

Paper at symposium 'Pushed to the margins: trans people in Hong Kong: health, well-being and legal recognition'. University of Hong Kong, August 24th, 2013.

 

Winter,S. (2014). 'Trans people in Hong Kong: the way forward'.

Paper at symposium 'Pushed to the margins: trans people in Hong Kong: health, well-being and legal recognition'. University of Hong Kong, August 24th, 2013.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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