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October 13, 2015Gender, family scholar elected to sociology research group
Barbara Risman inducted into group of leading North American sociologists
August 13, 2015UIC sociologist elected to international honorary
Noted scholar studies gender, sexuality, marriage and family
November 20, 2013Student LGBT leader proud to be part of historic moment
LGBT campus group worked for success of marriage equality bill
November 20, 2013Governor signs same-sex marriage bill in ceremony at UIC Forum
Illinois becomes 16th state to adopt marriage equality
October 8, 2013UIC employees see tax breaks for same-sex marriage
Federal ruling means legally married employees can add spouse to benefits.
July 16, 2013States next push for same-sex marriage?
“People are campaigning to make change”
April 2, 2013Gender, culture and expectations
“I’ve spent my whole career writing a theory of gender inequality,” says Barbara Risman, head of sociology.
July 3, 2012Public housing
“From the perspective of what a public housing agency is supposed to do, its primary mission is to provide public housing.”