Rafał Majka holds a PhD in cultural studies from SWPS University of Social Sciences and Humanities (2017). He also graduated in English Philology from the University of Silesia (2006) and did a postgraduate study in Gender Studies at the University of Warsaw (2011). He did research visits in Berlin, Germany (2016, John F. Kennedy Institute, na Freie Universität), in Edmonton, Canada (2005, University of Alberta), and in Boston, Massachusetts, USA (2008, 2012, Massachusetts Institute of Technology). In 2019 he published a book on contemporary left philosophies of social change etitled Teraźniejsze przyszłości. Współczesne wyobraźnie lewicowe [Futures Present. Contemporary Left Imaginaries]. For over a decade he has been active in leftist, feminist, LGBT, queer social movements. His research interests involve public health, non-normative masculinities, HIV/AIDS activism, biomedicine, sex regimes, contemporary political philosophies, gender and queer studies, social movements.