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since 1976

Weigh in on the ASA’s new Gender Categories

Guest post by Tina Fetner; cross-posted from Scatterplot. What should the asa’s gender categories be? The ASA is trying to respond to a request from its members to expand the options for gender on its membership form. Right now, the choices are female, male, … Continue reading

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Queer Numbers: Social Science as Cultural Heterosexism

This is the text of a talk presented at the annual meeting of the American Sociological Association, on a panel entitled “When the Professional Becomes Political: Responding to the New Family Structures Survey,” on August 12, 2013. It was offered … Continue reading

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Gay is Great (Not Just Tolerable)

How many more LGBTQ youth have to commit suicide before we realize that our collective response to this epidemic issue is an utter failure? I am sick to death of hearing graphic details of the deaths of LGBTQ teenagers in … Continue reading

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