Kerryn Drysdale

Research Fellow
Lecturer

Kerryn Drysdale is a Research Fellow at the Centre for Social Research in Health, located within UNSW Arts and Social Sciences. Her disciplinary background is in gender studies, queer theory and cultural studies, with a particular focus on LGBTIQ social scenes, identities and practices. Kerryn's current area of research lies at the intersection of social inquiry and public health, particularly in the experiences and expressions of health and wellbeing among same-sex attracted and sex/gender diverse people, people who use drugs, and people living with or affected by HIV and/or viral hepatitis. Kerryn is also interested in community-led approaches to harm reduction and urban LGBTIQ night-time economic reform.

Publications

Books
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Drysdale K, 2019, Intimate Investments in Drag King Cultures The Rise and Fall of a Lesbian Social Scene, Springer Palgrave Macmillan, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-15777-7
2019
Drysdale K, 2019, Intimate Investments in Drag King Cultures The Rise and Fall of a Lesbian Social Scene, Springer Palgrave Macmillan
2019
Book Chapters
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Drysdale K; Wong K, 2019, 'Sensory Ethnography', in Atkinson P; Cernat A; Delamont S; Sakshaug J; Williams R (ed.), The SAGE Encyclopedia of Research Methods, http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781526421036775965
2019
Drysdale K, 2016, 'When Scenes Fade: Methodological Lessons from Sydney's Drag King Culture', in Scene Thinking: Cultural Studies from the Scene Perspective, Routledge
2016
Conference Presentations
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MacGibbon J; Broady T; Drysdale K; Bavinton B; Lee E; Mao L; Prestage G; Holt M, 2019, 'Gay Men’s Relationship Agreements In The Era Of Pre‐Exposure Prophylaxis: An Analysis Of Australian Behavioural Surveillance Data', presented at Australasian HIV/AIDS Conference, Perth, Australia, 17 September 2019 - 19 September 2019
2019
Gibson A; Newman C; Mooney-Somers J; Drysdale K; Botfield J; Cook T, 2018, 'Shifting the inner circle: Understanding efforts to more meaningfully ‘include’ trans and gender diverse people in cervical cancer screening', presented at TASA Conference 2018: Precarity, Rights, Resistance, Melbourne, 20 - 22 November 2018
2018
Gibson A; Newman C; Mooney-Somers J; Drysdale K; Botfield J; Cook T, 2018, 'Shifting the inner circle: Understanding efforts to more meaningfully ‘include’ trans and gender diverse people in cervical cancer screening', presented at IUSTI Asia Pacific Sexual Health Congress 2018, Auckland, 01 - 03 November 2018
2018
Drysdale K; Newman C; Persson A, 'Mapping Intimacy: unanticipated methodological insights in researching familial relationships in the context of stigmatized infectious disease', presented at IIQM Qualitative Methods Conference, Brisbane, 01 May 2019 - 03 May 2019
Drysdale K; Newman C; Persson A, 'Family intimacies: conceptualising serodiscordance in families living with or affected by stigmatized infectious disease through family mapping methodologies', presented at 12th Crossroads in Cultural Studies Conference, Shanghai, 12 August 2018 - 15 August 2018
Journal articles
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Drysdale K, 2018, 'Intimate Attunements: Everyday affect in Sydney’s drag king scene', Sexualities, vol. 21, pp. 640 - 656, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1363460717741792
2018
Drysdale K, 2016, 'Tactile places: Doing sensory ethnography in Sydneys drag king scene', Continuum, vol. 30, pp. 206 - 217, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10304312.2016.1143190
2016
Drysdale K, 2015, 'When Scenes Fade: Methodological lessons from Sydney's drag king culture', Cultural Studies, vol. 29, pp. 345 - 362, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09502386.2014.937939
2015
Media
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Drysdale K, 2019, Long Live the King, Australian Broadcasting Corporation
2019
Drysdale K, 2019, Championing collective responses in the intersection of health promotion and harm reduction for gay and bisexual men who use crystal methamphetamine,
2019
Drysdale K, 2019, Long Live the King, Australian Broadcasting Corporation
2019
Drysdale K, 2019, Championing collective responses in the intersection of health promotion and harm reduction for gay and bisexual men who use crystal methamphetamine, http://csaa.asn.au/2019/03/25/championing-collective-responses-intersection-health-promotion-harm-reduction-gay-bisexual-men-use-crystal-methamphetamine/
2019
Drysdale K, 2018, Remember the King,
2018
Drysdale K, 2018, Strapped, packed and taking the stage: Australia’s new drag kings,
2018
Drysdale K, 2018, Strapped, packed and taking the stage: Australia’s new drag kings, https://theconversation.com/strapped-packed-and-taking-the-stage-australias-new-drag-kings-79747
2018
Theses / Dissertations
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Drysdale K, 2016, When Scenes Fade: Everyday Investments in Sydney's Drag King Culture, University of Sydney
2016