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Sociology 172 Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Studies

Time: Tuesdays and Thursdays 1;30-2:45
Location: DMH 161


This course is an interdisciplinary study of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, and other queer communities and identities in the context of U.S. history, politics, and culture.  While centering our analytic lens on sex, gender, and sexualities, we will, simultaneously focus on issues of race, class, and power.   We will address all these issues as they manifest in institutions, communities, identities, and interactions.  This is an experiential seminar requiring full participation of all students.

In organizing this course I have drawn upon the work of many scholars among them: Nan Alamilla Boyd, Abby L. Ferber,  Jamison Green, Kimberly Holcomb, Drew House, Wiggsy Sivertsen, and Tre Wentling.