December 1, 2021

Tiffany King will join the American Studies Department as Anschutz Distinguished Fellow for the spring 2022 semester.

November 17, 2021

Movies and television tell stories about who we are and who we get to be.

May 4, 2021

WGS is thrilled to announce that Dr. Tiffany King will be joining us this fall as Associate Professor of Women, Gender and Sexuality! 

April 30, 2021

“Pretty hurts”: Acceptance of hegemonic feminine beauty ideals and reduced sexual well-being among Black women

March 17, 2021

Rising Scholars Postdoctoral Fellowship Program | The Graduate School of Arts & Sciences

Review of applications will begin April 12, 2021.

March 9, 2021

The Department of Women, Gender and Sexuality invites you to join us for our Spring Colloquium

March 2, 2021

Over $100,000 in scholarships are available this semester from the Serpentine Society, UVA’s LGBTQ+ Alumni organization! All applications are due by Sunday

February 15, 2021

In 1989 Kimberlé Crenshaw coined the term intersectionality to center black women’s experiences of “compounded” subordination at the nexus of race and sex discrimination.1 In the thirty ye

February 10, 2021

In collaboration with Caribbean International Resource Network, Matthew Chin coordinated the Digital Collection Launch of the Jamaica Gaily News (1977-1984), the publication of the anglophone Carib

February 1, 2021

Please join us in celebrating Doug Meyer’s recent publication in the highly regarded journal Social Problems just this past October.  See below for the citation and link to the piece.  Con

January 28, 2021

The WGS department is sorry to share that Abby Arnold, who was a lecturer at WGS, died recently after a long illness.  The obituary from the Daily Progress is below:

June 30, 2020

A “short take” linking old-age justice and racial justice that was recently published by WGS Associate Professor Corinne Field and Cultural Critic Margaret Gullette.

June 23, 2020

The University of Notre Dame’s Institute for Advanced Study (NDIAS) has selected 9 scholars to join its 2020-2021 class of faculty fellows.

April 14, 2020

Dear WGS Students:

October 29, 2019

U.Va. professor brings festival of Indian documentaries to Grounds

October 23, 2019

The University of Virginia's Department of Women Gender & Sexuality (WGS) invites applicants for a tenure track appointment as Assistant or Associate Professor of Sexuality Studies.  Candidates

September 16, 2019

UVA quarterback Bryce Perkins gives a shoutout to Lisa Speidel, assistant professor in the Department of Women, Gender & Sexuality at UVA.

August 25, 2019

Activist, author, advocate Kate Bornstein will deliver a free talk about LGBTQ history and rights, as well as the evolution of gender identity in our culture. This talk celebrates the 50th anniversary of Stonewall.

August 20, 2019

Denise Walsh, Associate Professor of Politics and Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies at UVA, is quoted as an expert in an article on gender equality in the United States.

June 18, 2019

The Campus Pride Index ranked UVA in the top ten for LGBTQ-friendly campuses.