Shiu Ki Kong

Associate Professor, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong


Travis S.K. Kong is an associate professor of the department of sociology and director of a master's program in media, culture and creative cities at the University of Hong Kong. He primarily teaches gender, sexuality, media, and cultural studies. His main research interests include Chinese homosexuality and masculinity, prostitution in Hong Kong and China, transnational Chinese sexuality, and social implications of HIV/AIDS. To date, his articles have appeared in books, encyclopedias, and journals, e.g., Body & Society, Sexualities, Gender, Work and Organization, Deviant Behavior, Critical Asian Studies, The Lancet, and AIDS Care. He is the author of Chinese Male Homosexualities: Memba, Tongzhi and Golden Boy (Routledge, 2011). He is co-editor of journal Sexualities: Studies in Culture and Society and a member of international editorial board of journals such as darkmatters: in the ruins of imperial culture and Journal of Sociology. He is also involved with local NGOs concerning HIV/AIDS, media and culture, and sexuality.


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