Kirkwood Community College

Kirkwood Community College Credit Catalog 2011-2012

SOC-265 Introduction to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Studies (3)

Introduces students to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) studies. Explores the impact of social, cultural, historical and political factors on LGBT individuals and communities. Studies the social construction of LGBT persons and cultures across time and place, theoretical debates regarding sexual orientation, identity formation, LGBT people of color, gender roles and gender identity, homophobia, and HIV/AIDS. Includes contemporary LGBT issues in families, education, religion, media and the law. Credits: 3, Hours: (3/0/0/0), Arts & Sciences Elective Code: A

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