Women's and Gender Studies
Term : Spring 2019
Catalog Year : 2018-2019

WGS 250 - Introduction To Queer Studies

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Description: This course will provide an introduction to queer theory and activism. Studies include social and historical construction of gender and sexuality, politics of coming out, transgender theory, mainstream LGBT movement, historical trauma and violence, HIV/AIDS, connections between sexuality, race, ethnicity, class, ability, national citizenship, role of allies and social change. Letter grade only.

Units: 3

Sections offered: Spring 2019 Summer 2019 Fall 2019 Spring 2020

Requirement Designation: Social and Political Worlds and Ethnic

Liberal Studies Essential Skills: Critical Thinking