Brian Dempsey
Lecturer in law, University of Dundee
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First I research and teach family law and in that context have been looking at the recognition of same-sex relationships, the regulation irregular marriage and hope to move on to domestic abuse in lgbt relationships and challenge the crude ‘gendered’ approach to domestic abuse. Secondly I research and publish in lgbt history including the pamphlets Thon Wey; Aspects of Scottish lesbian and gay activism 1968-1992 and Pink Papers; An Annotated bibliography of lesbian and gay journals both available at

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