Chris Beasley is Associate Professor in Politics at the University of Adelaide. Her books include Gender and Sexuality (2005) and What is Feminism? (1999) for Sage/Allen & Unwin. She has taught on gender and sexuality for over twenty years.Heather Brook has taught within the womenï¿½s studies programme at Flinders University of South Australia for eight years and is a Senior Lecturer. Her book Conjugal Rites: Marriage and Marriage-like Relationships (2007) was published by Palgrave.Mary Holmes is a Senior Lecturer in Sociology at Flinders University and has taught courses on gender and sexuality there and in the UK over the last decade. She is the author of What is Gender? (Sage, 2007) and Gender and Everyday Life (Routledge, 2009).