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Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies

A guide to informational and research resources about gender, sexuality, and women's studies.

College of W&M Resources about Gender, Sexuality, & Women

The William & Mary Mattachine LGBTIQ Research Project: Documenting the LGBTIQ Past in Virginia aims to better understand, chronicle and preserve the history of LGBTIQ people in Virginia.

"Established in memory of Stephen H. Snell and Stephen E. Patrick, the Stephens Project seeks to document the stories of the lives of William & Mary LGBTQ alumni, faculty, staff, and students."
"The Petticoat Invasion:"  Women at the College of William & Mary, 1918-1945 (Swem Library's Special Collections Research Center)
"With the admission of women in the fall of 1918, the College of William and Mary became the first public institution of higher learning in Virginia to become co-educational. A tradition that started with the College's 1693 inception as an exclusively male institution was over. The impact of this change on the College is the focus of this web site."

Mary Comes to the College with William  (Swem Library's Special Collections Research Center)
"This blog will build on previous online exhibits created by Swem Library's Special Collections Research Center (SCRC) about the first women students at the College of William and Mary."