The Tolerance Trap: How God, Genes, and Good Intentions are Sabotaging Gay Equality

Suzanna Walters, April 18th, 3:30 PM, John Dewey Lounge
Suzanna Walters is Director of Women’s Gender and Sexuality Studies Program and Professor of Sociology at Northeastern University. Her book,
The Tolerance Trap, explores how notions of tolerance limit the possibilities for real liberation and deep social belonging. Her previous book, All the Rage: The Story of Gay Visibility in America examined the explosion of gay visibility in culture and politics, raising questions about the politics of visibility and sexual identity. Sponsored by The Department of Sociology and the Gender, Sexuality, and Women Studies Program.