Law, Gender and Sexuality
0.5 Credit

Hours per week:
  • Lecture/Discussion: 3

This course explores the connections between legislatures, courts, and society in policing, structuring, liberalizing, or restricting sexual activities, behaviours, and identities. Each week will provide an in-depth case study of a specific example of sexuality, gender, and the law. Topics may include policing and sexuality; sex work; the criminalization of public sex; sexual violence; reproductive justice; artificial reproduction; regulation of "deviant" relationship and family structures; marriage equality; and sex and sexual orientation discrimination.

Additional Course Information
Registration status: Year 3 or 4.
This course may be used in partial fulfillment of the Legal Studies Option or Specialization.