Mary Bonauto, an alumna of Northeastern’s School of Law and a pioneer in the fight for marriage equality, has been named to the 2014 Class of MacArthur Fellows. The prestigious award includes a $625,000 “genius grant.”
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.
How would fans, coaches, and teammates react to the first openly gay player in NFL history? We asked Peter Roby, Northeastern’s athletic director and a former college basketball coach.
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.
Carole Bell, an assistant professor of communication studies, analyzes the impact of professional basketball player Jason Collins’ recent announcement that he is gay.