Graduate Student Bios

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  • Mary Gently
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  • Current Research: Women's and Gender, American History

Mary Elizabeth White Gently is a second-year PhD student studying modern U.S. history, sexuality, and religion. Her research interests include same sex sexuality, evangelicalism, lesbian separatism, and the Golden Age of Hollywood. She is particularly interested in the intersection of LGBT history and evangelical Christianity in the U.S. in the 20th century.