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Facebook privacy glitch outs LGBT users

Monday, October 15, 2012
The outing of University of Texas-Austin students to their parents as a consequence of a little-known Facebook privacy glitch has reignited longstanding concerns over the social network’s treatment of its LGBT users’ private information. ...

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University of Texas panel: No scientific misconduct in anti-gay parenting study

Saturday, September 1, 2012
Mark regnerus
AUSTIN, Texas -- A University of Texas advisory panel consisting of four senior faculty members has concluded that the author of an anti-gay parenting study had not published nor committed falsification of data, plagiarism or other ethical breaches constituting scientific ...

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University of Texas investigates associate professor’s study on children with gay parents

Friday, July 13, 2012
AUSTIN, Texas -- The University of Texas-Austin announced it is investigating a gay parenting study published last month that touched off a firestorm of criticism by LGBT advocacy groups, and a formal complaint by New York-based freelance writer Scott Rosensweig. ...

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University of Texas professor defends controversial gay parenting study

Tuesday, June 19, 2012
Mark Regnerus
AUSTIN, Texas -- A University of Texas associate professor of sociology is defending a study he led that made several claims of negative outcomes for children raised by gay and lesbian parents. ...

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Gay parents study: Dollarship disguised as scholarship

Friday, June 15, 2012
Mark Regnerus
There are two things we know about the religious right: They have no faith in science, and they cynically distort science to justify their faith. The latest example is a new study by University of Texas researcher Mark Regnerus (pictured), ...

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Advocacy groups decry study that suggests negative outcomes for kids of gay parents

Monday, June 11, 2012
Mark Regnerus
WASHINGTON -- Leading LGBT advocacy organizations on Monday widely criticized a study released by right-wing conservative author Mark Regnerus of the Department of Sociology and Population Research Center at the University of Texas at Austin, that made several claims of ...

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Transgender students can now use preferred name on University records

Tuesday, April 17, 2012
AUSTIN, Texas -- The University of Texas at Austin is set to implement a new policy this summer that will allow transgender students to list their preferred names on all official University records, including a name that may be different ...

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