Monthly Archives: March 2013

On Queering Parenting and Gender-Neutrality

by: D’Lane Compton and Tristan Bridges –Cross-posted at Inequality by (Interior) Design and Your Queer Prof Becoming a parent is fascinating, but becoming a parent who studies gender and sexuality, and—for one of us—identifies as queer… well let’s just say … Continue reading

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No One is Born Gay (or Straight): Here Are 5 Reasons Why

This post has been elaborated here. 1.  Just because an argument is politically strategic, does not make it true:  A couple of years ago, the Human Rights Campaign, arguably the country’s most powerful lesbian and gay organization, responded to politician Herman … Continue reading

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Can Living in the City Make you Gay?

Cross-posted at Inequality by (Interior) Design Gallup recently published results from a new question garnering a nationally representative sample of more than 120,000 Americans: “Do you, personally, identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender?”  The results come out of interviews … Continue reading

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Strong Amicus Brief from the American Sociological Association

Cross-posted on Queer(ing) Law The American Sociological Association just filed an amicus brief in the same-sex marriage cases at the Supreme Court presenting the strong social science consensus that children of same-sex couples fare just as well as children of opposite-sex couples. … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged doma, law, prop 8, Same-Sex Marriage, sociology, supreme court | 6 Comments