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UT Researchers to Chart Scope of Human Trafficking in Modern-day Texas

Noël Busch-Armendariz, co-creator CWGS Signature Course “Women for Sale?,” says state-funded project with fill critical gap in research needed by policymakers and practitioners.

Thu, Dec 4, 2014


UT Researchers to Chart Scope of Human Trafficking in Modern-day Texas

Noël Busch-Armendariz, co-creator CWGS Signature Course “Women for Sale?,” says state-funded project with fill critical gap in research needed by policymakers and practitioners.

Thu, Dec 4, 2014


Lenzi Sheible BA ’14, Founder of Fund Texas Women, Featured in The New York Times

Read about Lenzi Sheible, a 2014 WGS graduate and current UT Law student, and Fund Texas Women, the non-profit organization she founded to help low-income women pay the unexpected costs of traveling for abortions in Texas — or to states beyond.

Tue, Dec 2, 2014


World AIDS Day Commentary: Fight AIDS by Legalizing Prostitution

Social Work professors discuss positive implications of decriminalizing sex work in the prevention of HIV/AIDS

Tue, Dec 2, 2014


Weaving Threads of Justice. Mayan Indigenous Women in Chiapas

Read the Story in the Daily Texan

Tue, Nov 25, 2014


UT Study: Job Authority Increases Women's Depression Symptoms

Job authority increases symptoms of depression among women, but decreases them among men, according to a new study from University of Texas at Austin sociologist Tetyana Pudrovska.

Tue, Nov 25, 2014



Announcing the 22nd Annual Emerging Scholarship in Women's and Gender Studies Call for Papers (CFP)

"Feminist Geographies: Mapping Spaces, Nations, and States of Being"

Mon, Nov 10, 2014





Sexualized Body Image Has Negative Effect on Young Adolescent Girls

Co-authors Rebecca Bigler, professor of psychology, and Sarah McKenney, a former psychology graduate student

Wed, Oct 29, 2014


Slavery Scholar Shows Misconceptions Persist in U.S.

Essay by CWGS Core Faculty Daina Ramey Berry (Associate Professor, History and African and African Diaspora Studies) appears in The Conversation U.S.: “Four Myths about Slavery in the U.S.”

Wed, Oct 29, 2014


Most Asylum Seekers Are Law-Abiding

Commentary by CWGS Core Faculty Shannon Speed (Associate Professor, Anthropology; Director, Native American & Indigenous Studies program) appears in Global Post: "The U.S. is jailing immigrant women and children under appalling conditions"

Wed, Oct 29, 2014


"The Dangers of Mansplaining Abortion" by Dr. Lisa Moore is featured in Ms Magazine online

Liberal Arts Thought Leaders Publish with The Op-Ed Project

Tue, Oct 28, 2014



IDVSA Report: Congolese Refugee Women in U.S. Need Trauma-Related Services

CWGS Core Faculty Noël Busch-Armendariz (Professor and Associate Dean for Research, Social Work), directs the Institute on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault (IDVSA).

Wed, Oct 22, 2014


Homophobia Is Not a Thing of the Past

Liberal Arts Thought Leaders Publish with The Op-Ed Project

Tue, Oct 21, 2014













Caleb Luna, WGS/ANT undergraduate, publishes article in Black Girl Dangerous.

Black Girl Dangerous (BGD) seeks to, in as many ways possible, amplify the voices, experiences and expressions of queer and trans* people of color.

Fri, Aug 1, 2014

"On Being Fat, Brown, Femme, Ugly, and Unloveable" by Caleb Luna (Click on our headline to read more.)






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