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What Your Gym Membership Reveals About Your Social Status

HuffingtonPost.com | Anna Almendrala | Posted 08.22.2014 | Healthy Living

People with less education tend to be more active throughout the week than college graduates, according to preliminary research presented at the Ameri...

Interfaith Prayer Strengthens Unity In Faith-Based Organizations: Study

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 07.06.2014 | Religion

Prayer is a powerful practice, as many who do it regularly can attest to. But in addition to being a powerful personal practice, prayer can play a rol...

In Supreme Court Brief, American Sociological Association Obliterates Claim That Same-Sex Couples Are Inferior Parents

John Becker | Posted 04.30.2013 | Gay Voices
John Becker

The brief authoritatively dismantles claims that same-sex marriage harms children and that kids "do better with a mother and a father," and it specifically repudiates the junk-science "study" of gay parenting published last year by researcher Mark Regnerus, an ASA member.

Bullying Victims See Lower GPAs, Especially High Achieving Blacks and Latinos

Posted 10.24.2011 | Education

Bullying victims often cite lasting psychological damage as a consequence, but a new study shows that those who are bullied also suffer academically, ...

Teen Sex Not Always Bad For School Performance

AP | ALICIA CHANG | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

LOS ANGELES — There's good news for parents who worry that their teenagers' sex lives are affecting their school performance: A provocative new ...

Sotomayor Racist?

Abby L. Ferber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Abby L. Ferber

The fact that these conservative politicians and commentators don't even see racism unless they feel it is directed against them is precisely why we need the voices of women of color on the court.