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LGBTQ Special Initiatives
In addition to its regular programming and course offerings on LGBTQ issues and ideas, the Department of Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies is committed to supporting local LGBTQ programs and organizations in the Lower Mainland, and in particular, the generation of queer intergenerational dialogue.
June 22, 2023
June 22, 2023
Tiffany Muller Myrdahl, a faculty member in the Department of Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies (GSWS) and the Urban Studies Program at Simon Fraser University (SFU), is using policy research to advocate for safer, more inclusive cities.
February 21, 2023Jen Marchbank brings awareness to Two Spirit, lesbian gay, bisexual, transgender, queer plus (2SLGBTQ+) elder abuse
February 21, 2023
Jen Marchbank, a professor in Simon Fraser University’s (SFU) Department of Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies (GSWS), is leading research to end violence against Two Spirit, lesbian gay, bisexual, transgender, queer plus (2SLGBTQ+) seniors.
Have you ever wanted to know more about the people behind the scholarship? Helen Leung, professor and chair of the Department of Gender, Sexuality, & Women’s Studies and co-director of the Institute for Transpacific Cultural Research, chats with scholars about family, sense of belonging, and migration histories on the Transpacific Stories Podcast.
Listen to a special Pride month episode of the podcast, where GSWS faculty member Carman Fung joins Leung for an intergenerational conversation on queer Asia.
Watch Vaibhav Saria discuss their award-winning book, Hijras, Lovers, Brothers: Surviving Sex and Poverty in Rural India on Ethnographic Imagination Basel with George Paul Meiu, professor of Anthropology and chair of the Institute of Social Anthropology at the University of Basel