Category: Women’s and Gender Studies


  • Open Mic Night: Promoting Trans Visibility

    A step toward a better world When junior Lauren Szymczak became a Women’s and Gender Studies (WGS) program intern tasked with planning and putting on a campus-wide event, she chose to cover a topic close to her heart: transgender issues. The Transgender Awareness Week Open Mic Night, a collaborative event hosted by the Women’s and […]

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  • LGBTQ+ Muncie: A Labor of Love

    A Pioneering Project In the world of oral history, there is a huge need to capture the stories of the LGBTQ+ communities overlooked by mainstream media. This includes rural and mid-sized cities, such as Muncie, Indiana. Dr. Emily Johnson, an Assistant Professor of History and an affiliate faculty member in African American Studies and Women’s […]

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  • Women’s Week Events to put on your Calendar!

    The Women’s and Gender Studies program is excited to present the 2021 Women’s Week Schedule for March 22-26!! They are thrilled to bring these events to our campus and community, especially with the virtual format this year! Event pages will be posted on the Women’s and Gender Studies Facebook page throughout this week. Keep an […]

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