Lucy Costa – Short Bio

Lucy Costa is involved in numerous initiatives including recent projects exploring the experiences of violence by persons with psychiatric disabilities / consumers / survivors, etc. Her research interests include mental health law, identity politics, service user led research as well as ​kink, fetish ​and ‘sexual deviance’​​ practices.


Mad in America hosts blogs by a diverse group of writers. These posts are designed to serve as a public forum for a discussion—broadly speaking—of psychiatry and its treatments. The opinions expressed are the writers’ own.