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A Practical Guide on How to Confront Hate

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UAB Institute for Human Rights Director Tina Kempin Reuter provides practical tips for confronting hate and violence.

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Female Mouse Embryos Actively Remove Male Reproductive Systems

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A protein called COUP-TFII determines whether a mouse embryo develops a male reproductive tract, according to researchers at the National Institutes of Health and their colleagues at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston. The discovery, which appeared online August 17 in the journal Science, changes the long-standing belief that an embryo will automatically become female unless androgens, or male hormones, in the embryo make it male.

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Sociologists Present Research on Gender, Drug Use, Suicide and Religion

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Faculty members and graduate students from Indiana University Bloomington presented research findings this week at the 112th annual meeting of the American Sociological Association, a four-day meeting in Montreal.

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Transgender TV Characters Have the Power to Shape Audience Attitudes, USC Annenberg Research Shows

Watching transgender characters on fictional TV shows has the power to influence attitudes toward transgender people and policy issues.

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UCLA Expert on How to Support Transgender Teens at School and at Home

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Age of First Exposure to Pornography Shapes Men’s Attitudes Toward Women

Young exposure associated with need for power over women, older with promiscuity, study says

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Rutgers Dean Named Researcher of the Year for Studies on Men and Masculinity

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Perry N. Halkitis, new dean of Rutgers School of Public Health, is cited for his scholarship and advocacy for gay men’s health

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Texas Tech Names New RISE Director

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Brittany Todd Texas Tech University has named Brittany Todd, associate director of the Office of Student Conduct, as director of the Risk Intervention & Safety Education (RISE) office. She will begin in the new position today (Aug. 1), filling the spot left when Kimberly Simón was named the university’s Title IX administrator in April.

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Expert on History of Transgender Military Policy Available to Comment on Ban







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