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Unsafe Words: Queering Consent in the #MeToo Era

Logo with name, "Institute for Sexual and Gender Minority Health and Wellbeing"

When: Thursday, October 12, 2023
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CT

Where: 625 N Michigan Ave, Stonewall Conference Room, Chicago, IL 60611 Chicago map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Cost: This event is free, but registration is required.

Contact: Andrew Principe  

Group: Institute for Sexual and Gender Minority Health and Wellbeing (ISGMH)

Category: Academic


ISGMH is delighted to invite you to the October installment of our Current Issues in LGBTQ Health lecture series, featuring Shantel Gabrieal Buggs and Trevor Hoppe, authors of "Unsafe Words: Queering Consent in the #MeToo Era," moderated by ISGMH faculty Steven Thrasher.


Date: Thursday, October 12 2023

Time: 12:00 - 1:00pm Central Time

Location: 625 N. Michigan Avenue

Suite 1400, Stonewall Conference Room

Chicago, IL 60611


This will be a hybrid event. Attendees may join virtually or in person. Lunch will be provided for in-person guests who register by Monday, October 9th. 


About the Speakers: 

Shantel Gabrieal Buggs is an assistant professor of Sociology and African American Studies at Florida State University. Her research focuses on race and racism, intimacy, and digital life. She is a co-editor and author of Unsafe Words: Queering Consent in the #MeToo Era.


Trevor Hoppe is associate professor of sociology at UNC Greensboro. He is the author of "Punishing Disease: HIV and the Criminalization of Sickness," which won several awards including the Lambda Literary Award for LGBTQ Studies. He is also the co-editor of "The War on Sex" and  "Unsafe Words: Queering Consent in the #MeToo Era." 


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