WGS 4500

Course Name: 
Violence Against Sexual Minorities
Units: 
3

This course emphasizes violence against minority groups.  Particular attention will be paid to violence against lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people, although the class will also focus on forms of abuse against other historically-marginalized groups.  Topics covered will include racist and sexist violence, sexualized abuse, including rape and sexual assault, domestic violence, and the politics of hate crime. 

Instructor: 
Doug Meyer