Monthly Archives: August 2013

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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Video from “When the Professional becomes Political: Responding to the New Family Structures Survey” at the 2013 Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association

This panel grew out of the controversy following the publication of Mark Regnerus’s article “How Different are the Adult Children of Same Sex Parents? Findings from the New Family Structures Study” in the journal Social Science Research. The article’s claims … 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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