Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies | Explore the Changing Roles of Gender
University of Pittsburgh

About the Program

The University of Pittsburgh Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies Program is committed to promoting feminist and LGBTQIA activism, pedagogy, and scholarship that engage with the larger local, national, and global communities. Program offerings provide opportunities for students and faculty to explore the historical development, cultural variations, and changing representations of gender and sexuality as they organize identities, interactions, and institutions and intersect in complex ways with sex, race, class, ethnicity, ability, age, religion, and nation. Learn More >

Events

Mon
Feb
26
Lecture: "Working Toward the Rights of Intersex People" Learn More >
Thu
Mar
15
Book Release Event: "Set the World on Fire" Learn More >
Wed
Mar
21
Wonder Woman: Gender, Fantasy, and Badass Feminism Learn More >
Thu
Mar
22
Sexuality, queerness, re-construction, and mimicry: Presentation by video artist Sharlene Bamboat Learn More >
Fri
Mar
23
Third SC meeting of Spring term Learn More >
Mon
Mar
26
Fertility Holidays: Global Journeys of Family Formation Learn More >
 

News

Gender/Child Conference Program Available

The program draft is now available:

https://www.playingwithchildhood.com/program/

Women’s History Month Tours at Heinz Memorial Chapel

Monday through Friday at 12:00pm and 3:00pm, March 2018

Fall '18: New Gender/Sexuality LLC

In partnership with the Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies (GSWS) Program, this LLC provides students with gender-neutral housing as well as the opportunity to participate in both programming and a one-credit course on LGBTQIA+ communities. Students in this community will share a floor section and bathroom with students of all gender-identities and have a resident assistant (RA) who is focused on supporting an inclusive community. During the fall semester of their first year in the LLC, students will be required to enroll in GSWS0002: LGBTQIA+ Communities, taught by Prof.

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