The Good Godly Gay: Martyrdom, Sexual politics, and Assimilation in America

Thursday, March 21, 2019 - 7:30pm
Location: 
STEPS 101

The Good Godly Gay: Martyrdom, Sexual Politics, and Assimilation in America
Dr. Brett Krutszch

The talk examines the ways secular LGBTQ activists strategically used Christian values and rehetoric to politicize the 1998 murder of gay college student, Matthew Shepard and to promote greater accepatance of gay Americans.

Co-Sponsors: Religion Studies Department, *The Center for Ethics, The Humanities Center, Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies and American Studies

*The Center for Ethics is funded in part by the ENDOWMENT FUND for the TEACHING of ETHICAL DECISION-MAKING.