Jane Ward

Jane Ward is Associate Professor of gender and sexuality studies at the University of California, Riverside, where she teaches courses in feminist, queer and heterosexuality studies. She has published on a broad range of topics, including: feminist pornography; queer parenting; gay pride festivals; gay marriage campaigns; transgender relationships; the social construction of heterosexuality; the failure of diversity programs; and the evolution of HIV/AIDS organizations. Her first book, “Respectably Queer: Diversity Culture in LGBT Activist Organizations,” was named by The Progressive magazine as a best book of 2008. Her second book, forthcoming with NYU Press, is titled “Not Gay: Sex Between Straight White Men.”


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