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GWS 418: Gender, Sexuality and the Media (Fall 2022) : Getting Started

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This research guide will help those looking for resources on gender and sexuality in media, specifically those in Com Arts/GWS 418. Use the menu on the left to navigate through a variety of resource suggestions. For more assistance or to set up a one-on-one virtual research consultation, please contact the librarian at right or use our Ask A Librarian chat service.


Some gender, sexuality, and media topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Patriarchy in media
  • Heteronormativity in media
  • Representations or images of women (or Black women, or queer people, etc.) in the media
  • Gender and children in media
  • Queer film
  • Gender in gaming
  • Participation of women (or Native women, or trans people, etc.) in media
  • Women (or queer people, etc.) in community media
  • South African (or Iranian, or Ghanaian, etc.) women filmmakers
  • Initiatives for gender equality in media
  • Images of abuse on television
  • Body image and media
  • Feminist responses to media stereotypes

Gender and Women's Studies Librarian

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Karla Strand
University of Wisconsin System
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Madison, WI 53706

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