IU study: Religious differences between men and women fade at higher income levels

Post by IU Newsroom intern Annie Brackemyre Scholars typically agree that women are more religious than men. New Indiana University research shows, however, that there is little difference between women and men who are high earners. When factoring in income, the greater differences in religiosity appear within, not across, genders. Landon Schnabel, a Ph.D. candidate […]

IU expert: Attempts to dictate restroom use by transgender people likely to become a non-issue

Post by IU Newsroom intern Amanda N. Marino Earlier this month, the Obama administration announced that public schools must allow students to use the restrooms and locker rooms that coincide with their gender identity as opposed to the sex they were assigned at birth. Failing to do so, the administration said, would amount to a […]

Studies examine religious attitudes toward gender equality, sexual orientation

Post by IU Newsroom intern Annie Brackemyre New research suggests that religious affiliations in both the United States and worldwide correlate with gender equality and views toward gender and homosexuality. Landon Schnabel, a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Sociology at Indiana University Bloomington, published two recent articles considering the effects of religion in the […]

Constitution Day speaker: Gender matters on the court

Having women on the U.S. Supreme Court – something that never happened until 1981 – has changed the dynamic of court discussions and led justices to start listening to people with experiences different from their own, author and journalist Dahlia Lithwick told an IU Maurer School of Law audience Tuesday. And having three women on […]