Sarah Hoagland

IntroNortheastern Illinois University faculty member; educator and academic
Is Writer 
From United States of America 
Type Literature 
Birth 1945 
Age75 years
Lambda Literary Award 
Chicago Gay and Lesbian Hall of Fame2000

Sarah Lucia Hoagland (born 4 June 1945 in Denver, Colorado) was Professor of Philosophy and Women’s Studies at Northeastern Illinois University in Chicago. She authored Lesbian Ethics: Toward New Value. She was also co-editor (with Julia Penelope) of For Lesbians Only, an anthology of writing on the topic of lesbian separatism, and (with Marilyn Frye) Re-reading the Canon: Feminist Interpretations of Mary Daly .



  • Hoagland, Sarah Lucia; Penelope, Julia (1988). For lesbians only: a separatist anthology. London: Onlywomen Press Ltd. ISBN 9780906500286.
  • Hoagland, Sarah (1992). Lesbian Ethics: Toward New Value. Palo Alto, California: Institute of Lesbian Studies. ISBN 9780934903035.
  • Hoagland, Sarah Lucia; Frye, Marilyn (2000). Feminist interpretations of Mary Daly. Re-reading the cannon. University Park, Pennsylvania: Pennsylvania State University. ISBN 9780271020198.


  • Hoagland, Sarah Lucia (1982), “Sadism, masochism, and lesbian-feminism”, in Russell, Diana E. H.; Star, Susan Leigh; Linden, Robin Ruth; et al. (eds.), Against sadomasochism: a radical feminist analysis, East Palo Alto, California: Frog in the Well, pp. 153–163, ISBN 9780960362837.CS1 maint: ref=harv (link)
  • Hoagland, Sarah Lucia (1991), “Some thoughts about “caring“, in Card, Claudia (ed.), Feminist ethics, Lawrence, Kansas: University Press of Kansas, pp. 246–263, ISBN 9780700604838.CS1 maint: ref=harv (link)
  • Hoagland, Sarah Lucia; Penelope, Julia (1980). “Lesbianism, sexuality and power: the patriarchy, violence and pornography”. Sinister Wisdom. Amherst, Massachusetts. 15. OCLC 70961358.CS1 maint: ref=harv (link)

Personal life

Hoagland is a collective member of the Institute of Lesbian Studies in Chicago, a staff member of the Escuela Popular Norteña, and a Research Associate of the Philosophy Interpretation and Culture Center at Binghamton University (Vestal, New York).

In 2000 Hoagland was inducted into the Chicago Gay and Lesbian Hall of Fame.

In 2017, Hoagland married her partner of 34 years, Anne Leighton.