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University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, Penn Nursing, LGBTQ, GBQ , adolecents, sexual communication, Sexual Health, Parent Child Communication, Dalmacio Flores

Improving Family-Based Communication Key to Enhancing Sexual Health Outcomes of Gay, Bisexual, and Queer Adolescents

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Studies have shown that talking with teens about sex-related topics is a positive parenting practice that facilitates important sexual health outcomes with heterosexual adolescents. But for LGBTQ youth, the topic of sexuality and sexual health is often ineffectively addressed at home.

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NBC's Primetime Olympic Broadcast Features More Male Athletes by Significant Margin

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NBC's primetime broadcast of the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games has highlighted men's events significantly more than women's events, according to research co-conducted by the University of Delaware.

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Medill School of Journalism

Award-Winning Journalist to Discuss '#MeToo Moment'

E.J. Graff, award-winning journalist, commentator and author focused on gender, sexuality and social justice, will give a lecture at Northwestern’s Evanston campus on the rise of the #MeToo movement.Graff’s talk will take place 4 p.m. Monday, Feb. 19, in Walter Annenberg Hall, 2120 Campus Drive in Evanston.

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#MeToo Movement Only the Beginning

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Jennifer Hunt, Buffalo State associate professor of psychology, said the events that have occurred during the recent #MeToo movement are only the beginning in making changes to the way women are treated. Hunt is a social psychologist whose research includes the effects of gender, race, and culture in our daily lives.

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Genetics, sex determination, Reproduction, Chromosomes, Caenorhabditis Elegans, dosage compensation, condensin

Genetics Society of America Honors Barbara Meyer with 2018 Thomas Hunt Morgan Medal

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The Genetics Society of America (GSA) is pleased to announce that Barbara Meyer is the recipient of the 2018 Thomas Hunt Morgan Medal, which is awarded for lifetime achievement in genetics. This honor is given in recognition of her groundbreaking work on chromosome behaviors that govern gene expression, development, and heredity.

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New Study Reveals Perceived Gender Bias Against Women is Dominant Factor in College Major Choice for Females

A new study published in the American Educational Research Journal by Joseph R. Cimpian, associate professor of economics and education policy at New York University Steinhardt, and three others, shows that college-bound women are less likely to enter specific fields because of the gender discrimination they are likely to encounter in those fields.

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age-related macular degeneration, AMD, Macular Degeneration

Fluctuations of Sex Steroid Hormone Could be Culprit in Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Gender-based differences may influence several ocular conditions, suggesting that fluctuations in sex steroid homeostasis may have direct effects on eye physiology and the pathogenesis of conditions like Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD).

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Gender, Sexuality, Millennials, Society, gender self-identity, Gender Stereotypes, Transgender, transgender youth, Queer, queer youth, Social Structure, Cultural Studies, Gender Studies, Sociology, Gender Inequality

Are Millennials Gender Rebels or Returning to Tradition?

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A forthcoming book from a University of Illinois at Chicago sociologist provides insight into the minds of today's young adults to uncover the strategies they use to negotiate the unsettled gender norms and expectations facing their generation.







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