OWENS, MITCHELL. "New York Family Guide - Gay Adoption." New York Family
Guide - Gay Adoption. New York Media LLC., 01 Aug. 2003. Web. 02 Mar. 2014.
On Top Magazine Staff. "Barack Obama Backs Gay Adoption In Proclamation." On Top
The journal articles that were chosen for this section revolved around research that was
done on same gender parents and what affect it has on the children. We think that this is
important because the articles take into consideration the conserva
There is significant controversy surrounding adoption by
1. Berkowitz, Dana. "'It Was The Cadillac Of Adoption Agencies': Intersections Of Social Class, Race,
And Sexuality In Gay Men's Adoption Narratives." Journal Of GLBT Family Studies 7.1/2 (2011):
109-131. Family Studies Abstracts. Web. 2 Mar. 201
Journal #2 Option 1
This semester went by pretty fast and I enjoyed all the discussions that we had in class.
Sometimes I took part and stated what I believed and other days I just listened to what others had
to say about the issue. I learned so much more
Feminist Methods of
Presentation by: Sharon Bird
Iowa State University
Adopted by Kiren Chaudhry
Wayne State University
Methods are Informed by
Due 2/8 by 11:59pm Observation Assignment
Observation Assignment: Take a day and observe a few groups of
people; co-workers, family members, people in public places (bus,
mall, restaurant, club, school, neighborhood, park etc.). What gend
Arguments in favor:
United States has many children waiting to be
Special needs children are especially hard to
Negative consequences for children raised by
Against their religious beliefs
Discussion Board Topic #1 option 1
Read the following story, then give your initial reaction then refer your comments back to our
readings for this week. Respond by clicking the respond link at the end of the article. Give your
initial reaction and respon
FEMINIST METHODS IN SOCIAL RESEARCH
*Feminist methods are informed by feminist methodologies.
Seek to reveal and overcome andocentric biases in research.
Seek to create social change.
Seek to represent human diversity.
I) Male or Female?
a. In the 1988 Olympics, Maria Patino Spans hurdler was required to take a sex test
b. Anyone that saw her obviously thought that she looked like a female.
c. The test came back and it was di
Feminist Methods of Research Notes
Methods are Informed by Methodology
Methodology two issues:
What are the appropriate means for discovering / producing knowledge?
How valid is the knowledge produced by the use of different methods?
What do We Mean by
Film Assignment #2 Option 2
The first film that I watched was Kicked Out: LGBT Youth Experience Homelessness
and it was absolutely heartbreaking watching teens my age being kicked out by their families. I
understand that it is out of the norm in most cult
1. In my opinion feminine characteristics are flirty, intelligent, caring and loving.
2. Masculine characteristics are in my opinion strong, caring, protective, and intelligent as
well. The reason why I used intelligent and caring to
Extra Credit 1 Assignment
After watching Tough Guise and Sexism, Strength and Dominance: Masculinity in Disney
Films my initial reaction was the shock that I felt. The reason why I felt this way is because I
never realized how often little boys are expose
Quiz #1 Option 1 Review Sheet
Go to this link for a clear explanation of sex and gender:
Concepts Terms Definitions: From the Key Terms Section at the front of the Textbook
Diagnostic and Statisti
Before I watched the film I had a few predispositions, this was because I have watched a
few shows that discussed the LGBT community. I understand that there is a stigma that hangs
over people who have chosen this way of life, but there is
Observation Assignment: Space Invaders
As I sit in class analyzing my surroundings I recollect a few situations that follow the
status quo and others that go completely against it. Where do I begin? Aha, when I was walking
out of class I noticed that the