July 7, 2014
Stem skills: colleges are failing to meet industry needs

July 1, 2014
Research Study Opportunity; “Course of Female Sexuality”

Calling All Women! Researchers at Palo Alto University need your help! They are conducting a study looking at changes in female sexual identity and orientation over time and need a LARGE group of diverse women to complete a survey looking at stability of sexual identity and physical/emotional attractions over the lifespan. All women, no matter sexual identity or race, may participate!

If you would like to participate, it is important that you are over the age of 18, identify as female, and are biologically female since hormones and genes play a part in sexuality. If you agree to participate, you will spend 30 minutes filling out this survey. In appreciation for your time, you will have an opportunity to enter a lottery to win one of 29 $50 Amazon.com gift cards after you complete the survey.

To learn more about this important research and your rights as a participant or to volunteer to take part in this study, please click this link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/LSHresearch .

June 24, 2014
US: Family Research Council accidentally cites poll proving people are in favour of gay rights

(Source: projectqueer)

June 5, 2014
The Myth Of Social Mobility

June 5, 2014
If you're born poor, you'll probably stay that way

April 28, 2014
Sex and Race Discrimination in Academia Starts Even Before Grad School

April 10, 2014
Normalizing Sexual Violence

April 10, 2014
To End Rape Culture, We Must Address These 3 Things

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Filed under: feminism rape culture 
April 10, 2014
The Disturbing Reason Why Nearly Twice as Many Whites as Blacks Support the Death Penalty

April 10, 2014
White House petition to legally recognize non-binary genders: 9,000 signatures to go!



It is rare that I signal-boost standalone petitions, but this one is SO important. Other countries are legalizing/considering nonbinary gender markers (at times imperfectly) with broad support and few problems. We should be able to do the same. 

As of April 8, we’re about 9,000 signatures short of the 100,000 needed for the White House to consider the petition. We have just under two weeks to get them. It takes 30 seconds. Let’s do this, y’all. 


April 10, 2014
Could America Become Mississippi?

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Filed under: race racism power 
April 1, 2014
LIVING MY LIFE: Information for People Who Currently Identify as Trans or Who Are Beginning To Explore Their Gender Identity

(Source: projectqueer)

February 27, 2014
Another survey shows marriage equality support at all-time high


About 53% of Americans support marriage equality — the highest number yet, according to a new study by the Public Religion Research Institute.

Over the past decade and especially in the last year or two, one survey after another has shown that public support for marriage equality is on the rise. This study also found that fewer religious people opposed marriage equality compared with earlier surveys, and that a huge number of millennials (31%) leave the faith they were raised in because of its treatment of LGBT people.

The study also explored some misconceptions about LGBT people:

The survey also underscored misconceptions about gay rights. Only 15 percent of Americans correctly said that it is legal to refuse to hire someone because he or she is lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender.

Those polled also overestimate the size of the LGBT population, with a median estimate of 20 percent. Just 14 percent of Americans accurately say that it was 5 percent or less.

Good stuff! The culture is visibly changing around us every minute, but it’s comforting to see some reassurance in numbers, too. 

February 27, 2014
Broader than AZ bill, SB 2681, "Mississippi Religious Freedom Restoration Act,"

February 3, 2014
Mississippi tackles perceived Christian oppression with ‘religious freedom’ bill | The Raw Story

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