Date of Award
Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Communication Studies and University Honors
The term “queer” has a long and complex history that has been previously undocumented in academic works. This thesis will work to unravel and uncover the complexity behind the term itself while also establishing its place in a historical timeline. In doing so, this thesis will illustrate the importance that queer identity has in the LGBTQIA+ community, along with academic, social, and theoretical frameworks. Furthermore, it will showcase the unique opportunity that the term queer has to allow its audience to engage with and understand a more critical and dynamic approach to the past, present, and future of the communities and world around them.
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Klepacki, Greer, "Queer: A 25 Year History, A Blooming Identity" (2021). University Honors Theses. Paper 1092.