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Sociology Professor Barbara Risman in the News

Oct 16, 2018
In a blog post published by Psychology Today, Barbara Risman, UIC professor of sociology and LAS distinguished professor, co-authored a piece about gender equality and sexuality among baby boomers. http://bit.ly/2J27GOe

Risman joined Wisconsin Public Radio’s “The Morning Show” to discuss the significance of having a third gender option available on documents, such as drivers licenses and birth certificates, and who might want to choose the gender-neutral category. Listen here: http://bit.ly/2OrqgFN

Barbara Risman is quoted in Rewire.News article about Iliza Shlesinger's Netflix Comedy Special. The article, "Iliza Shlesinger May Call Her Comedy ‘Evolved,’ But Her New Special Suggests Otherwise" discusses the spectrum of millennial gender attitudes Barbara Risman found in her research: http://bit.ly/2QUpVrD 

Barbara Risman is quoted in a New York Times article examining the results of a new poll about the gender attitudes of adolescents and children “It’s not just girls who get hurt,” said Professor Risman. Read the article: https://nyti.ms/2A63BWK