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.
Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society will be based in the College of Social Sciences and Humanities for the next five years.
In her new book on gay equality, sociology professor Suzanna Walters argues that the plea for tolerance has sabotaged the full integration of gay men and women into American life.
Suzanna Walters, director of Northeastern’s Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies Program, responds to the Boy Scouts of America’s decision to admit gay youth.
A recent report shows the U.S. marriage rate continues to decline. But Suzanna Walters, director of the Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies Program at Northeastern, says marriage has always been an evolving institution.
Suzanna Walters, the director of the Northeastern Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies Program, says most U.S. politicians don’t view gender equality as a serious goal here or abroad.