Jane Ward

Jane Ward is associate professor of Gender and Sexuality Studies at UCR. She has published on a broad range of topics including: feminist pornography; queer parenting; gay pride festivals; gay marriage campaigns; transgender relationships; the social construction of heterosexuality; the failure of diversity programs; and the evolution of HIV/AIDS organizations. Her first book, Respectably Queer: Diversity Culture in LGBT Activist Organizations was named by The Progressive magazine as a best book of 2008. Her second book, just released from NYU Press, is titled Not Gay: Sex Between Straight White Men. Professor Ward is founder of the feminist blog FeministPigs.com.