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Article ID: 702887

American Sociological Association Expresses Strong Objection to Newly Proposed Legal Definition of Sex, Due to Risk of Transgender Discrimination

American Sociological Association (ASA)

The proposed definition would allow only a binary classification that is immutable and based on genitalia at birth. Such a policy stands to have detrimental impacts on the physical and mental health of transgender and intersex individuals.

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29-Oct-2018 12:45 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 702934

Ohio State to Lead National Study of Same-Gender Couples

Ohio State University

The Ohio State University, along with Bowling Green State University, has been selected to conduct a first-of-its-kind national, five-year study of health in same-gender couples.

Released:
29-Oct-2018 10:05 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 702194

More than half a century after Civil Rights Act, work still to be done in quest for equal rights, says political scientist

DePaul University

While the U.S. civil rights movement is often said to have ended in 1968, the continued fight for equal rights for all Americans can be seen in today’s protests, said Valerie Johnson, an associate professor and chair of DePaul University’s Political Science Department in the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences.

Released:
15-Oct-2018 12:00 PM EDT

Law and Public Policy

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Article ID: 701977

Gonzaga University Hate Studies Institute Marks 20th Anniversary Oct. 12

Gonzaga University

The Gonzaga University Institute for Hate Studies will mark its 20th anniversary with a program featuring a video presentation by Nadine Strossen, author, law professor and former president of the American Civil Liberties Union, followed by a panel discussion. The event begins at 6 p.m., Friday, Oct. 12 in the Hemmingson Center Ballroom.

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10-Oct-2018 11:05 AM EDT

Pop Culture

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Article ID: 701234

Understanding Access and Use of Digital Resources Could Help Narrow Sexual Health Equity Gap for Puerto Rican Adolescents

University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing

Persistent and significant health disparities related to sexual health, including a higher teen birth rate and HIV prevalence, exist among Puerto Rican adolescents compared to other racial and ethnic adolescents. The Internet is a major platform for the dissemination of health information and has the potential to decrease health disparities and provide quality, culturally sensitive health information to disadvantaged populations.

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27-Sep-2018 10:05 AM EDT
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    26-Sep-2018 2:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 701152

Historic Survey of Documentary Filmmakers Reveals New Opportunities for Racial and Ethnic Minorities, Alongside Economic Hurdles

American University

First of its kind survey of the documentary filmmaking industry offers insights into the state of the industry for racial and ethnic minorities, women, and the changing economics of the business.

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26-Sep-2018 2:00 PM EDT

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