Queer Theory and Social Work

11 August 2014 | Uncategorized

cartoon showing 2 people talking at a blood drive. one says "one last question - have you ever had sex with a man who's had sex with a man, since 1977?" and the other says "can you define man, sex, and with?"What does it look like to teach queer theory to social workers?

Historicizing seemingly-permanent ideas about gender and sexuality; questioning our assumptions about inherent traits of people; and applying a queer lens to every aspect of social work practice.

70 first year MSW students Smith School for Social Work jumped into this conversation with us in August, and it was a ball.

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