A new Journal of Health and Social Behavior study shows that access to health insurance can help hold a community together socially.
Students from the University of Toledo have demonstrated what a little money and a lot of motivation can do, during a project funded by the ASA’s Community Action Research Initiative (CARI) grant in 2013.
The Committee on the Status of LGBTQ People in Sociology would like to inform ASA members that the sex and/or gender-identity categories available in the Demographic Information section of the ASA Member Portal were revised to better reflect how members identify themselves in terms of sex and/or gender. The current categories (of which members may choose two) include: female, male, transgender female/transgender woman, transgender male/transgender man, different identity, genderqueer/gender-nonconforming, and prefer not to state.
Mothers who leave work to raise children often sacrifice more than the pay for their time off; when they come back their wages reflect lost raises.
Bisexual men and women are paid less for doing the same jobs than similarly qualified heterosexual men and women, according to Indiana University research that breaks new ground by treating bisexual individuals as distinct from gay men and lesbians in the workplace.