A space for talking about LGBTQ experiences in St. Louis.

 Written by students in the Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies program at WashU, this blog is an exploration of the intersection of theory, practice, and community outreach.

Recent Blog Posts

OWNing IT: Looking Forward to the 2019 Women’s Leadership Summit

OWNing IT: Looking Forward to the 2019 Women’s Leadership Summit
On Saturday, November 9, WashU will host its fifth annual women’s leadership summit. The student-run event occurs every year in Bauer Hall as an all-day summit designed to encourage women (both WashU students and St. Louis community members) to be their best selves.  Presented with support from the Olin Business School, OWN IT: WashU coordinates […]

Making Motherhood Work: Professor Caitlyn Collins on Family-Work Conflict

Making Motherhood Work: Professor Caitlyn Collins on Family-Work Conflict
When Professor Caitlyn Collins walked into Seigle 109 last Friday, she wasn’t expecting a fully packed house. But once students were finally able to locate the hard-to-find room, the event was standing room only (or rather, sitting on the floor-room only). Professor Collins is an associate professor in the WUSTL Sociology department and an affiliate […]

How to Marry Strangers: Pepper Schwartz on Dating and Relationships

How to Marry Strangers: Pepper Schwartz on Dating and Relationships
When you see Pepper Schwartz on TV, it is not immediately clear how small she is. But that is the first thing I noticed when meeting her in person, and it made her ability to command a room even more impressive. A graduate of Washington University (both her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Sociology), Dr. […]

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