Congratulations to the Class of 2022!

On behalf of the LGBTQ Studies IDP, we extend our congratulations to the undergraduates who graduated with the LGBTQ Studies minor in 2022! Congratulations on this momentous accomplishment – we are proud to have been a part of your educational journey, and cannot wait to see the impact you make on the world. Go Bruins!

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PRIDE at the Fowler: Queer Latinx Arts in LA Digital Event Featuring Professor Alicia Gaspar de Alba and Alma Lopez Gaspar de Alba

Join artist Alma López Gaspar de Alba and her partner, UCLA Professor Alicia Gaspar de Alba, for a conversation tracing queer Angeleno artists’ contributions to contemporary art. Their discussion will highlight the couple’s most recent artistic collaboration, which explores the controversial life of Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz, the 17th-century Mexican nun, philosopher, composer,…

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Departmental Policy on Remote Instruction for Spring 2020

Per directives from the university, all lectures/discussions/sections and office hours  for the LGBTQ Studies program will be conducted online via Zoom or other online chat programs through the end of spring quarter 2020. Please contact your instructor or the Student Affairs Officer,, if you have any questions.

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Call for Papers: Winter 2020 QGrad Conference! Deadline extended

Queering Love: Across Subjectivities, Temporalities, and Decolonial Imaginaries The Winter 2020 QGrad Conference‘s theme “Queering Love: Across Subjectivities, Temporalities, and Decolonial Imaginaries” explores how different variations of queer love transcend and are practiced. In an age of hate, this year’s theme highlights how LGBTQ+ individuals have and continue to use love to resist oppression against…

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LGBTQ Studies 2019 Welcome Week Open House

The LGBTQ Studies Program invites you to its Open House event on Wednesday, September 25, 2019, from 9:30 am – 10:30 in the Lavender Ballroom (Haines Hall A9). In this coming Welcome Week, join students, faculty, staff, and the new Chair, Professor Mitchell Morris for light breakfast to learn more about the LGBTQ Studies minor…

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2016-2017 LGBTQ Studies Newsletter

Chair’s Message What happened to 2016-2017? We’re halfway through Academic Year 2017- 2018, and we have yet to get our “annual” newsletter for last year sent out. Wait a minute. I know what it was. The 2016 election happened, and with it, a maelstrom of bizarre speeches, tweets, and events masquerading as governance. New policies…

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New Course Coming Fall 2018!

LGBTQ Studies 188: The Lost Syllabus: Gay Latino Literature and HIV/AIDS Instructor: Omar González, M.A. Email: This course is founded upon the works on two of the foundational theorists of Chicana lesbian feminism—Gloria Anzaldúa and Cherríe Moraga—as a method to contextualize the history of the movement against HIV/AIDS and the creative writings by queer…

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LGBTQ Studies Minor Fall 2018 Open House

The LGBTQ Studies program invites you to its annual Open House event on Friday, October 19, 2018, from 11:00am-1:00pm in the Lavender Ballroom (Haines Hall A9). Come join current students, faculty, and staff for pizza and donuts, and learn more about the LGBTQ Studies minor and our calendar of events for 2018-2019! Students from all majors…

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