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WS 296W - The Gay Male Experience

Prerequisites: Listed prerequisite or permission of instructor.

Course Description: This course will explore historical and current representations of homosexuality and the communities past and present that gay men lived within and created, as well as their social, cultural, and artistic contributions. Students will learn about the historical roots of LGBTQ communities in the US and elsewhere; theoretical models of sexuality and gender; and contemporary issues in politics and culture as they affect gay men, such as military service and marriage equality. Students will also explore effects of minority status, heterosexism and homophobia on gay men's health, including but not limited to STD/HIV/AIDS and teen suicide.

Course Rotation: NY: Spring.


3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Tutorial

Women's & Gender Studies Department

Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     
      Undergraduate

Prerequisites:
Undergraduate level WS 215 Minimum Grade of D or Undergraduate level WS 215C Minimum Grade of D or Undergraduate level WS 266 Minimum Grade of D or Undergraduate level WS 266C Minimum Grade of D or Undergraduate level WS 296U Minimum Grade of D or Undergraduate level WS 268 Minimum Grade of D or Undergraduate level WS 269 Minimum Grade of D or Undergraduate level WS 380 Minimum Grade of D or Undergraduate level WS 196Q Minimum Grade of D or Undergraduate level WS 296S Minimum Grade of D