Outskirts is produced through the discipline of Gender Studies at the University of Western Australia. It is supported by editorial consultants and independent academic referees.
An initiative of postgraduate students at UWA, Outskirts began as a printed magazine in 1996 before going online in 1998 under the editorship of Delys Bird and then Alison Bartlett since 2006.
Outskirts is a double-blind peer-reviewed journal.
2010 ERA Ranking “A”
Articles on embodiment and gazing in Second Life, and the rhetorics of choice around the pharmaceutical suppression of menstruation, and a timely commentary responding to programs under threat.