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Northeastern reflects on sex, gender, and justice

Stu­dents, fac­ulty, and staff con­vened on Tuesday evening to examine the growing need for gender jus­tice. “Recog­ni­tion of diver­sity and plu­rality is essen­tial to building a strong campus as well as a fully func­tioning society,” noted Uta Poiger, dean of the Col­lege of Social Sci­ences and Humanities.

Sex, Gender, and Justice Event

Northeastern community reacts to new Boy Scouts policy

Stu­dents and fac­ulty described the group’s deci­sion to lift its ban on openly gay leaders while allowing church-​​sponsored units to con­tinue excluding gays for reli­gious rea­sons in unequiv­o­cally strong terms. “Claiming ‘morality’ or ‘reli­gious beliefs’ cannot over­ride basic prin­ci­ples of equality,” noted soci­ology pro­fessor Suzanna Walters.

A group of Boy Scouts  from Troop 62 stands at attention in North Carolina. Photo by iStock.

3Qs: What’s next for gay rights in America?

Law pro­fessor Libby Adler explains the sig­nif­i­cance of the Jus­tice Department’s new policy to grant same-​​sex mar­ried cou­ples equal pro­tec­tion in legal matters.

Daily Marches To Save Gay Marriage Continue In California

Selected Publications

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Gay rights and lefts: rights critique and distributive analysis for real law reform

Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review (Amicus Online Supplement), Vol. 46, No. 1, 2011.

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