Regnerus, Mark
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Mark Regnerus is an associate professor of sociology at the University of Texas at Austin and the author of "How different are the adult children of parents who have same-sex relationships? Findings from the New Family Structures Study," published in the July 2012 issue of Social Science Research.


Tracking Christian Sexual Morality in a Same-Sex Marriage Future

Churchgoing Christians who support same-sex marriage are more likely to think pornography, cohabitation, hook-ups, adultery, polyamory, and abortion are acceptable. And it's reasonable to expect continued change in more permissive directions.

Date posted: 2014-09-23

Shifting sands

Think that legalizing same-sex marriage won't affect its supporters' moral standards? Think again.

Date posted: 2014-08-30

A Married Mom and Dad Really Do Matter: New Evidence from Canada

A new academic study based on the Canadian census suggests that a married mom and dad matter for children. Children of same-sex coupled households do not fare as well.

Date posted: 2014-01-09

Yes, Marriage Will Change--and Here's How

The sexual permissiveness of men will emerge a winner in the contest of ideas as same-sex marital norms begin to shape the larger institution of marriage.

Date posted: 2013-07-19

The New Birds and the Bees

Our language about sexuality is dominated by public health, with its talk of risk, "protection," health, choice, and rights. In so doing we scoff at babies--the crowning glory of human creativity--and where they come from.

Date posted: 2013-07-19

Porn Use and Supporting Same-Sex Marriage

Young adult men's support for redefining marriage may not be entirely the product of ideals about expansive freedoms, rights, liberties, and fairness. It may be, in part, a byproduct of regular exposure to diverse and graphic sex acts.

Date posted: 2013-02-12