Amit Kama is a senior lecturer in the Department of Communication, Academic College of Emek Yezreel, Israel. His research focuses on minority groups – particularly LGBT people, people with disabilities, migrant workers and immigrants – and the construction of their identities vis-à-vis mediated representations. Over the past decade, he has been studying cultural constructions of the body. His works include numerous papers published in international and Israeli peer-reviewed journals and five books, the latest of which is Feminist Interrogations of Women’s Head Hair: Crown of Glory and Shame (Routledge, 2018, co-edited with Sigal Barak-Brandes). Amit has been active in various LGBT organizations since 1982 and during the 1990s was the director of the Association for LGBTQ Equality in Israel.