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Women's and Gender Studies
Term : Spring 2023
Catalog Year : 2022-2023

WGS 250 - Introduction To Queer Studies


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 2023 Summer 2023 Fall 2023

Requirement Designation: Social and Political Worlds + US Ethnic

Liberal Studies Essential Skills: Critical Thinking