LGBTQ in Europe

Fall & Spring | 3 credits | Core course in Gender & Sexuality Studies

Core Course Week: a short study tour to Southern Sweden

Week-Long Study Tour: Berlin

Related Disciplines: Gender Studies. Sociology.

Scandinavia was among the first to respond to the need to protect the rights of LGBTQ citizens and all Scandinavian countries have introduced gay marriage. New reproductive technologies open new forms of kinships and presents new ethical questions. Similarly, transgendered people raise claims for new conceptions of gendered citizenship.  In this course you will explore the history of the LGBTQ movements in Scandinavia and study the cultural, social, and political aspects of LGBTQ life in modern Scandinavian societies.


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