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HURL 411. Heterosexism

Credits: 3
Department: Human Relations & Multicultural Education
Description: Institutionalized heterosexism and homophobia and the impact on lesbian-gay-bisexual-transgender-queer people.
Prerequisites: HURL 201 or HURL 497
Semester Offered: DEMAND
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Critically analyze the mechanisms of social construction of gender, sexism, and their connections to the construction and maintenance of heterosexism and homophobia in the US and globally.
2. Identify the definitions, structures, and manifestations of heterosexism and homophobia.
3. Describe racism, classism, sexism, ableism, and forms of oppression within the LBGTQ community and movements within the community to forge alliances for social justice for all.
4. Apply strategies of organizing, coalition building, and activism for personal and institutional social change for gender and LBGTQ justice.






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