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Sarah Lucia Hoagland (born 4 June 1945 in Denver, Colorado) is the Bernard Brommel Distinguished Research Professor and Professor Emerita of Philosophy and Women's Studies at Northeastern Illinois University in Chicago.


She authored Lesbian Ethics: Toward New Value.[1][2] 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 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).[3]

In 2000, Hoagland was inducted into the Chicago Gay and Lesbian Hall of Fame.[4]

In 2017, Hoagland married her partner of 34 years, Anne Leighton.[5]






  1. ^ Lesbian Ethics @ JSTOR (registration required)
  2. ^ Frye, Marilyn (1990). "A Response to Lesbian Ethics". Hypatia. Cambridge University Press. 5 (3): 132–137. doi:10.1111/j.1527-2001.1990.tb00611.x. ISSN 0887-5367.
  3. ^ Official homepage Archived 2007-01-06 at the Wayback Machine
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2015-10-17. Retrieved 2016-08-01.((cite web)): CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  5. ^ "CELEBRATIONS Hoagland-Leighton marriage - Windy City Times News". 4 January 2017.