November 5, 2015

Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies becomes a full department

Gender inequality is a major unresolved problem in our society. True, we have made great advances in the past four decades. But we have not yet achieved gender parity at the highest levels on corporate boards, in workplaces, philanthropic organizations, academia, the military, media organizations, the tech industry, the sciences, or in American state and federal government bodies. Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies (WGSS) at Washington University, one of the oldest programs in the

September 16, 2015

Professor Jeffrey McCune's book selected as the 2015 Book of the Year by the NCA GLBTQ Communication Division

Jeffrey McCune's book, Sexual Discretion: Black Masculinity and the Politics of Passing has been selected as the 2015 Book of the Year by the National Communication Association's GLBTQ Communication Studies Division.  Professor McCune is an Associ

August 13, 2015

Assistant Professor Amber Musser's essay : "BDSM and the Boundaries of Criticism: Feminism and neoliberalism in Fifty Shades of Grey and the Story of O" published in Feminist Theory

In 2011, Fifty Shades of Grey, an erotic novel by British author E.L. James, took the publishing world by storm.