CLAGS: The Center for LGBTQ Studies

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CLAGS: The Center for LGBTQ Studies provides a platform for intellectual leadership in addressing issues that affect lesbian, gay, bisexual transgender, and queer individuals and other sexual and gender minorities. As the first university-based LGBTQ research center in the United States, CLAGS nurtures cutting-edge scholarship, organizes events for examining and affirming LGBTQ lives, and fosters network-building among academics, artists, activists, policy makers, and community members. CLAGS stands committed to maintaining a broad program of public events, online projects, and fellowships that promote reflection on queer pasts, presents, and futures.

Recent News

Jun 17, 2021

Queer Librarianship and CUNY

Elvis Bakaitis, interim head of reference at the Graduate Center's Mina Rees Library, joins this Pride Month episode to talk about queer librarianship, their research, and service to CUNY.

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Jun 23, 2020

Why 'Queering Law and Order' Is Urgent

Professor Kevin Nadal talks about his latest book, which looks at how the criminal justice system has treated LGBTQ people, including LGBTQ people of color, and the consequences.

Queers and Comics event

Our Events

CLAGS is committed to sponsoring public accessible programing throughout the year.

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Fellowships and Awards

CLAGS offers several fellowships and awards open to students, scholars, and activists dedicated to LGBTQ issues.

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