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The Gang's All Queer: The Lives of Gay Gang Members

Vanessa PanfilVanessa Panfil, an assistant professor of sociology and criminal justice at Old Dominion University, weaves a story of gay identity, gang membership and criminalized activity to show how gay gang members build community and confront obstacles. These men's stories illustrate how they both respond to and resist societal marginalization and will challenge what you believe about gangs, gay men and urban life. 

The talk is sponsored by the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, and WVU LGBTQ+ Center