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Tag Archives: mark regnerus

What matters to kids: Love, stability, not parent sexual orientation

"It doesn’t matter a bit whether parents are gay or straight, only that they treat their children with respect and provide a sense of security."...

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March 28, 2014 Civil Rights, Health, Howl, LGBTQ, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs
Widely Cited Anti-Gay Study Meant to Sway High Court, Docs Show

Widely Cited Anti-Gay Study Meant to Sway High Court, Docs Show

The conservatives who bankrolled a widely cited but flawed academic study critical of gay parents timed its release to influence “major decisions of the Supreme Court” on gay marriage, documents show.

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March 12, 2013 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, LGBTQ, Politics
Texas University Releases Regnerus Parenting Study Documents

Texas University Releases Regnerus Parenting Study Documents

The University of Texas at Austin has begun releasing university records surrounding UT sociology professor Mark Regnerus’ controversial “New Family Structures Study,” following the Texas Office of the Attorney General’s recent ruling in favor of an American Independent records request....

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February 4, 2013 Center Well, Civil Rights, LGBTQ, Top Stories
New evidence raises more questions about controversial parenting study

New evidence raises more questions about controversial parenting study

When University of Texas professor Mark Regnerus released a study this summer portraying gay parents in a negative light, he insisted that the conservative funders who backed the research had no involvement in how it was designed, implemented, or interpreted....

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October 5, 2012 Center Well, Civil Rights, Education, LGBTQ, Politics
House committee uses Regnerus parenting study to defend DOMA

House committee uses Regnerus parenting study to defend DOMA

A Republican-controlled congressional body this week used a controversial new parenting study to argue that the Defense of Marriage Act is constitutional....

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July 20, 2012 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics
UT fights to keep parenting study documents under wraps

UT fights to keep parenting study documents under wraps

The University of Texas says it should not have to release documents related to a controversial parenting study conducted by one of its professors, citing as one of its reasons an “ongoing compliance investigation” into allegations of scientific misconduct....

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July 18, 2012 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, LGBTQ, Politics
Disputed parenting study introduced in court case challenging DOMA

Disputed parenting study introduced in court case challenging DOMA

Just one day after the results of a controversial parenting study were released to the public, the research was used – and misrepresented – in a federal court brief defending the constitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act....

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July 17, 2012 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, LGBTQ, Politics
Study funded by social conservatives claims that heterosexual parents are best

Study funded by social conservatives claims that heterosexual parents are best

A dozen groups fighting against marriage equality are touting a controversial study about gay and lesbian parenting that was funded by two conservative organizations....

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June 25, 2012 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, LGBTQ, Politics, Top Stories

ELECTIONS 2014

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Chris Christie in Colorado to campaign for Bob Beauprez

  DENVER — New Jersey Governor Chris Christie took a tour of downtown Denver today with Republican gubernatorial candidate Bob Beauprez.  The pair stopped off at […]

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THE BLOGS

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News Poem: ‘Belongings’

A two-year-old child survived by clinging to a ladder.

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EVENTS

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‘It ain’t Latin’: A news-stained poetry happening

Where are poetry and journalism coming together today? Right here at the Colorado Independent and live in Denver, July 26 at the Lighthouse Writers Workshop.

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