Welcome to WGS!

“Feminism is for everybody.”
bell hooks

Coming up...

UMaine Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
Invites you to our

Feminist Film Series

Come join us for a film showing, discussion, and snacks!

Miss Representation: October 19th

“Written and directed by Jennifer Siebel Newsom: Miss Representation exposes how mainstream media and culture contribute to the under-representation of women in positions of power and influence in America.”

Finding Home: October 30th

Finding Home follows the lives of three young Cambodian women who were victims of sex trafficking at a young age. Experience these girls’ heartaches and hopes as they struggle to go from victim to survivor.”

The Mask You Live In: November 2nd

The Mask You Live In follows boys and young men as they struggle to stay true to themselves whie negotiating America’s narrow definition of masculinity. It ultimately demonstrates how we, as a society, can raise a healthier generation of boys and young men.”

Orchids: My Intersex Adventure: November 16th

“Questioning rigidly defined constructs of gender, sexuality, and normality, often with lively good humor, Orchids is an engaging portrait of survival, courage, and reconciliation.”

*All showings are in Fernald Hall, Room 101 from 5-7pm.