DePaul University

Dr. Dustin Goltz, DePaul University – Evolving Gay Culture

Jun 27, 2013

In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Dustin Goltz of DePaul University explains the shifting meaning of “coming out” among different generations within the gay community.


Dustin Goltz is an assistant professor in the College of Communication at DePaul University. His teaching and research interests include queer theory, representations of gender and sexuality in popular culture, homonormativity and heteronormativity, LGBTQ social movements, and queer activism.

About Dr. Goltz

In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Paul Booth of DePaul University explores the cultural importance of the BBC science fiction series Doctor Who.


Paul Booth is an assistant professor of media and cinema studies at DePaul University where his teaching and research interests include new media, technology, popular culture, and cultural studies. His written works include Digital Fandom, which examines fans of cult television programs. He earned his Ph.D. at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Jason Martin of DePaul University explains the growth of Chinese social media sites and the government’s attempts to control them.

In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Sean Horan of DePaul University reveals how those in stressful occupations often use humor as a coping mechanism in their relationships.

Sean Horan is an assistant professor of communication at DePaul University where he researches dating relationships, focusing on a number of factors including initial attraction, deception, affection, and deceptive affection. His findings have been published in multiple journals and he holds a Ph.D. from West Virginia University.