Christopher Pullen is the author of a number of books focusing on sexuality and the media. His publications include the monographs 'Heroism, Celebrity and Therapy in Nurse Jackie' (Routledge, 2018), 'Pedro Zamora, Sexuality and AIDS Education: The Autobiographical Activism and The Real World' (Cambria, 2016), 'Straight Girls and Queer Guys: The Hetero Media Gaze in Film and Television' (Edinburgh University Press, 2016), 'Gay Identity, New Storytelling and The Media' (Palgrave MacMillan, 2012) and 'Documenting Gay Men: Identity and Performance in Reality Television and Documentary Film' (McFarland, 2007), plus the edited collections: 'Queer Youth and Media Cultures (Palgrave, 2014), 'LGBT Transnational Identity and the Media' (Palgrave 2012), 'LGBT Identity and Online New Media' (Routledge, 2010) and 'Queer Love in Television and Film' (Palgrave, 2013).


Chris is has just completed research that was funded by the British Academy, that considered the needs of LGBT+ asylum claimants here in the UK, and help services provided by regional NGOs. He is currently working with a network of NGOs, theorizing the use of online technology to support LGBT+ asylum claimants. whilst researching the impact of Covid-19, and changes to asylum policy.