Beatrice Gusmano


Research fellow in the project "INTIMATE - Citizenship, Care and Choice: The Micropolitics of Intimacy in Southern Europe" (2014-2019), funded by the European Research Council. She defended her PhD dissertation at the University of Trento (Italy) in 2009, with a thesis on the construction and management of non-heterosexual identities at work. She then took part to different research projects regarding LGBTQ relationships; lesbian motherhood through ARTs; LGB friendship and cohabitation; LGBT local public policies in Europe and in Italy; work access networks for ex-convicts; bullying and gender education; diversity management.

Latest Publications

Article in Scientific journal

Gusmano, Beatrice; Santos, Ana Cristina; Pérez Navarro, Pablo (2019), "Polyamories in Southern Europe: Critical perspectives. An introduction", Sociological Research Online, 24, 4, 617-624

Article in Scientific journal

Gusmano, Beatrice; Motterle, Tatiana (2019), "The Micropolitics of Choice in Italy. How the Law affects Lesbian and Bisexual Women's Daily Life", Special Issue of the Journal of Lesbian Studies: "Lesbians and the Law", 23, 3, 336-356

Article in Scientific journal

Gusmano, Beatrice (2018), "Subvertir la heteronorma a través de la amistad. Convivencia y redes de cuidado en la precariedad", Special Issue of TransVersos "LGBTTQI. Histórias, Memórias e Resistências", 14, 90-110