AP/SOSC3393 3.0 A: Queering Law

Offered by: SOSC


Fall 2019






Calendar Description / Prerequisite / Co-Requisite

Examines the ways in which law constructs lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) identities, focusing on the Canadian, American and global legal contexts. The course provides a theoretical grounding in socio-legal approaches to queer subjects and surveys major legal issues such as the criminal regulation of LGBTQ sexuality; same-sex relationship recognition, parenting and marriage; LGBTQ rights in migration and immigration; homophobia in education; and battles for LGBTQ human rights protection. The course systematically considers the relationships among gender, racialization and queer legal issues in comparative perspective and asks what it means to queer our understanding of law. Prerequisite: AP/SOSC 1375 3.00. Pre/Corequisite: AP/SOSC 2350 6.00. Open to: Law and Society majors.

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