LGBTQ Issues in the Media

Instructor
Andre Cavalcante
Course #
MDST 3409
Credits
3
Online Course?
No
CLAS Course
Section
1
Days of the Week
MTWRF
Session
Session I
Course Dates
May 24 to June 17
Course Times
10:30 am to 12:45 pm

This course will explore the complex cultural dynamics of LGBTQ media visibility, along with its social, political, and psychological implications for LGBTQ audiences. It explores four domains: (1) the question of LGBT media visibility (2) the complex processes of inclusion, normalization, and assimilation in popular culture (3) media industries and the LGBT market (4) the relationship between digital media, LGBT audiences, and everyday life.