Dr Stephen Whitehead is an internationally renown academic and writer on gender, sexuality and identity. He lectures at universities in the UK and Asia, and has published extensively. His books have been translated into 15 languages. Stephen is currently researching gender identity and sexuality transformations in South East Asia. He lives in Thailand. Rachael McNicol is a lecturer, writer and researcher into sociology, theology, gender and women’s studies. Her research includes a comparative analysis of the female dress codes within Christianity and Islam. Rachael is currently researching the concept of the sacred feminine in religious discourse. Rachael lives in the Midlands with her husband and three children.