About the Journal

Focus and Scope

Gender Questions is an interdisciplinary peer-reviewed research journal that publishes high quality articles on all aspects of gender studies, including feminist research, masculinity studies and studies into alternative sexualities. Gender Questions seeks to contribute to South African knowledge production about gender by providing a forum for serious scholarship and rigorous theoretical engagement with Gender Studies. The journal is committed to critical thinking and evaluation, it is international in scope and it intends to make a significant contribution to the generation and dissemination of gender theory emanating from an African context. Scholarly reviews of current books in the field will appear in every issue. 

Peer Review Process

Gender Questions uses a double blind peer review system.

Self-archiving Policy

Author's Pre-print:

  author can archive pre-print (ie pre-refereeing)

Author's Post-print:

  author can archive post-print (ie final accepted version post-refereeing)

Publisher's Version/PDF:

  author cannot archive publisher's version/PDF

General Conditions:

  • On Institutional Repositories, social media repositories (Research Gate) and subject repositories 18 months embargo (from date of acceptance).
  • Must link to publisher version
  • Published source must be acknowledged with DOI

Journal History

The first issue of Gender Questions was published at the end of 2013 and the journal was officially launched in March 2014.