2014. This short piece draws on Helen Lowe’s own words to give a background to her involvement with the feminist organisation Women Against Fundamentalism. Chapter in Women Against Fundamentalism: stories of dissent and solidarity, eds. Sukhwant Dhaliwal and Nira Yuval-Davis.
2011. How are ideas of sexual and political dangerousness connected? How can we challenge the polarization between academics and activists, theory and practice, and find new ways of propagating ideas?
Preface to Anarchism and Sexuality: Ethics, Relationships and Power, eds. Jamie Heckert and Richard Cleminson.
2009. Anarchism, homosexuality and sexual politics in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century. Review article from Anarchist Studies, 17:1.
2008. Researching an unknown relative, poet and feminist Elizabeth Gibson, raised tricky questions of methodology as well as the challenges of combining family history and academic research. Article from Qualitative Research, 2008:8.
2003. How did ideas about free love and sexual liberation change among anarchists and libertarians between the 1880s and the 1970s? Paper given at Past and Present of Radical Sexual Politics, Amsterdam.
2002. Joan Crawford meets utopian theory in the outlaw territory of the Temporary Autonomous Zone, in this discussion of the film ‘Johnny Guitar’. Article from Altitude, Vol.2, Article1.
1998. ‘How can one classify and label the different kinds of love?’ Discusses how fin-de-siècle feminists and sexual radicals creatively reinterpreted Weininger’s misogynist theories to challenge restrictive categories of sex and gender. Chapter from Sexology in Culture: Labelling Bodies and Desires, eds. Lucy Bland and Laura Doan.
1997. Do new technologies and new theories of sex, gender, and the body pose a real challenge to existing power relationships? Chapter from Twenty-first Century Anarchism: Unorthodox Ideas for a New Millennium, eds. Jon Purkis and James Bowen.
1977. Challenges divisions between the Gay and Women’s Liberation movements, and the indifference of the left, in the context of a violent anti-gay backlash. Article co-authored with Margot Farnham, from Zero 3, October/November 1977.
1975. ‘The Women’s Liberation Movement has made it possible to share and begin to analyse experiences and feelings usually kept private.’ Article from Wildcat No.6, March 1975.