Content Tagged with: Department of Gender and Sexuality Studies

“I just don’t think shelters work”

Institutions, not only family rejection, underlie LGBTQ youth homelessness

By Holly Ober | | Social Science / Education

‘The Cost of Free Shipping’ lifts curtain on Amazon

A new book alleges worker exploitation at Amazon, and shows how communities are resisting it

By Holly Ober | | Social Science / Education

Queer lessons for straight couples

Book shows how heterosexuals can learn from LGBT people to have better relationships

By Holly Ober | | Social Science / Education

Want to save shelter animals? Fight for social justice

Humane communities would endorse animal-friendly affordable housing, living wages, and recognize the importance of human-animal bonds

By Holly Ober | | Social Science / Education

How policing perpetuates the marginalization of LGBTQ youth

Research pinpoints a major source of de facto discrimination against LGBTQ youth experiencing homelessness

By Tess Eyrich | | Social Science / Education

If dogs could talk

New research suggests our relationships with pit bulls shed light on the ways we reproduce social inequality

By Tess Eyrich | | Social Science / Education

Climate change is worsening, but population control isn't the answer

Jade S. Sasser's new book highlights contemporary population control’s consequences for poor women in the Global South

By Tess Eyrich | | Social Science / Education

How can workers reap more benefits from retail development projects?

Research from two UCR professors looks closely at the impacts of distribution centers like QVC’s Ontario outpost on working communities

By Tess Eyrich | | Social Science / Education