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GSST 001: Intro to Gender & Sexuality (SC)

Gender & Sexuality Studies 001: Introduction to Gender & Sexuality Studies (Merisou) Fall 2020

What's on this guide?  Selected library resources and research tips for students taking Intro to Gender & Sexuality Studies. (Quick Tour)

Anthologies & Collections

Cover of book Nonbinary

Nonbinary: memoirs of gender and identity

In this groundbreaking book, thirty authors highlight how our experiences are shaped by a deeply entrenched gender binary. Nuanced storytellers break away from mainstream portrayals of gender diversity, cutting across lines of age, race, ethnicity, ability, class, religion, family, and relationships.

Asian American Feminisms & Women of Color Politics

Essays that speak to the relationship between Asian American feminisms, feminist of color work, and transnational feminist scholarship.

No Tea, No Shade : new writings in Black queer studies

No Tea, No Shade brings together nineteen essays from the next generation of black queer studies scholars, activists, and community leaders who build on the foundational work of black queer studies, pushing the field in new and exciting directions.

Feminist Manifestos

Collection of 150 documents from feminist organizations and gatherings in over 50 countries. Documents range from 1642-2016.

How We Get Free: Black feminism and the Combahee River Collective

In this collection, founding members of the Combahee River Collective (Barbara Smith, Beverly Smith, and Demita Frazier) and contemporary activists (Alicia Garza, Barbara Ransby) reflect on the legacy of its contributions to black feminism and its impact on today's struggles.

Decolonizing Latinx Masculinities

Essays addressing the complex issues of racialized masculinities in Latinx communities, building on Chicana feminist theories and decolonial gender studies.

Queer Brown Voices: personal narratives of Latina/o LGBT activism

Essays and oral history interviews presenting the experiences of LatinX LGBTQ+ activists from the 1970s-1990s

We Wanted a Revolution: Black Radical Women 1965-85

An exhibition on display at the Brooklyn Museum in 2017, We Wanted a Revolution: Black Radical Women, 1965-85 featured the art and cultural criticism of women of color during the emergence of second-wave feminism. The accompanying Sourcebook republishes rare and little-known documents from the period by Gloria AnzaldĂșa, James Baldwin, bell hooks, Audre Lorde, Toni Morrison, Alice Walker, and other artists and social critics. Print copies available at the libraries.

We Wanted a Revolution: Black radical women, 1965-85, new perspectives

Original essays and perspectives by Aruna D'Souza, Uri McMillan, Kellie Jones, and Lisa Jones that place the 2017 exhibition's works in both historical and contemporary contexts. Includes two new poems by Alice Walker, photographs of major objects from the exhibition, and views of the installation.

Non-Binary Lives : an anthology of intersecting identities

Anthology of essays by non-binary people representing the breadth their lives across the boundaries of race, class, age, sexuality, faith and more. Print copy available at the libraries.

Available Means: an anthology of women's rhetoric(s)

Anthology of seventy works by women ranging from 387 BCE - 1999 CE. Includes public speeches, letters, lectures, and other genres.