‘Unbelievable’: How Australia’s new anti-gay laws will impact LGBTQI people

An international study of how Australians’ attitudes to homosexuality and gender identity will affect LGBTQI Australians in 2018 has found that the laws will have an impact on both.Key points: An international survey of 1,000 people from around the world found Australians’ views on same-sex relationships, same-gender relationships, transgender identity, and sexual orientation will be affected by the law changes.The […]

What you need to know about the sociology of politics

On the eve of the first presidential debate between President Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton, sociologist Matthew Levitt has published a new book called “The Sociology of Politics: An Introduction.”The book, which focuses on how political scientists, policymakers, and citizens engage in social science research, is an effort to re-energize and expand the sociological discourse about social movements, […]