The Center for LGBTQ Studies

The Center for LGBTQ Studies (CLAGS), located at the City University of New York, Graduate Center, was founded in 1991 and is the first university-based research center in the United States dedicated to the study of historical, cultural, and political issues of vital concern to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer individuals and communities.


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CLAGS is committed to sponsoring public accessible programing throughout the year.

Click on our Current Events tab above to learn more. Register for the 2021 Kessler Award here.


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Visit our YouTube channel to watch past events dating back to 1995.


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