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 […]

IU study cited to help explain government shutdown

Two publications, Slate and the Atlantic, have cited a new study by IU Bloomington sociologist Clem Brooks as helping explain the current partial government shutdown. The study, co-authored by Jeff Manza of New York University and published in American Sociological Review, shows that public support in the U.S. for government programs grew weaker during the […]