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Abby Barras is a doctoral researcher based in the School of Applied Social Science at the University of Brighton. Her research explores what the participatory experiences of transgender (including non-binary) people are in everyday sport and physical exercise in the UK. Her research draws on feminist standpoint and queer theory, sociological discussions about the body and embodiment and sports sociology. Her research, which engages directly with transgender (including non binary) people, asks what barriers people may (or may not) be facing when accessing sport, and looks to place these stories centrally and make recommendations for greater inclusivity. 

Education/Academic qualification

Master, University of Sussex

1 Sep 201431 Aug 2016

Keywords

  • H Social Sciences (General)
  • Gender, feminism, sport, LGBTQI

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athlete Social Sciences
recreational activity Social Sciences
elite Social Sciences
equality Social Sciences
physical exercise Social Sciences
experience Social Sciences
conversation Social Sciences
social science Social Sciences

Research Output 2019 2019

  • 2 Other contribution
  • 1 Article
Open Access
recreational activity
athlete
equality
Sports
elite

“We just want to be listened to.” Mundane Transphobia in BBC1’s ‘The Trans Women Athlete Dispute with Martina Navratilova’

Barras, A., 1 Nov 2019, In : British Mensa's ANDROGYNY. 3, 3, p. 5-15 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
athlete
Sports
conversation
elite
inclusion

Activities 2017 2017

  • 1 Research degree

What are transgender people’s experiences of everyday participation in sport in the UK?

Rodrigo Lucena De Mello (Supervisor), Nigel Jarvis (Supervisor), Hannah Frith (Supervisor)
Sep 2017 → …

Activity: External examination and supervisionResearch degree