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LGBT History in the United States: 1940-Present

HIST 233
Spring 2021
Section: 01  
Crosslisting: FGSS 253
Course Cluster and Certificates: Queer Studies

The emergence of a distinctive sexual minority in the United States following World War II had a tremendous impact on the society and culture of the modern United States. The push for LGBT recognition, rights, and acceptance intersected with larger discourses of race, sexuality, and class. This course will survey the history of sexual and gender minority communities in the United States from the emergence of the homophile movement through the movement for the legalization of same-sex marriage.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: SBS HIST
Course Format: LectureGrading Mode: Student Option
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (FGSS)(HIST-MN)(HIST)
Past Enrollment Probability: 75% - 89%

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