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Eleven Yale LGBT Studies Prizes Awarded Fall 2016 (aka "Flags Awards")
written by Natasha, 1/6/17 3:27pm
edited by Natasha, 1/5/17 2:21pm

Congratulations to the 11 winners of the FLAGS Awards (Fund for Lesbian and Gay Studies), Fall 2016. Click on the link to read the winners and their areas of research. Friday, Feb 3 is the Spring 2017 deadline to apply.

Eleven Yale University LGBT Studies Prizes (aka "FLAGS Prizes") were Awarded Fall 2016: 


  • SD Boulware, M.D., Yale Gender Center to create “Supportive Families, Healthy Children” pamphlet for the Center’s Family Acceptance Project and Gender Spectrum
  • T.L. Cowan for wide-ranging LGBT research from Canada to Mexico
  • Alexandra DeBranco for New Right Movement research
  • Jason Douglas for travel to Japan to study the film Kimi no nawa
  • Ron Gregg for the study of Post-WWII queer avant-garde film
  • Navin Kumar for research on male sex workers
  • Greta LaFleur for work on her book The Natural History of Sexuality
  • Oana Marian for research on cultural representations of queerness in India
  • John Pachankis for LGBT mental health research
  • Nicole Silkin for work on gender affirming surgery health outcomes
  • Svetlana Tcarera for research on the 2013 Russian gay propaganda law and culture

FLAGS (Fund for Lesbian and Gay Studies) awards are available to Yale faculty, graduate students, and professional school students. Grants are made in support of research, publication, and course development.  


The Spring 2017 deadline to apply for FLAGS awards is Friday, Feb 3, 2017.
More about FLAGS awards:


There are other programs -- such as the Yale LGBT Studies Research Fellowship (application deadline April 17, 2017) -- that are open to scholars not currently enrolled at Yale.


More info:

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