Mark Regnerus

Mark Regnerus is associate professor of sociology at the University of Texas at Austin, and a research associate of the university’s Population Research Center. His areas of research are sexual behavior and family formation. He’s the author of two books (2007 and 2011) on the sexual behavior of teenagers and young adults.

Weak data, small samples, and politicized conclusions on LGBT discrimination
17 Jan 2020 | CONJUGALITY |  
tags: discrimination, LGBT, sociology
Sociologists' dirty secret...

New data show ‘gender-affirming’ surgery doesn’t really improve mental health
21 Nov 2019 | CONJUGALITY |  
tags: longitudinal studies, medical research, transgenderism
So why are the study’s authors saying it does?

Does ‘conversion therapy’ hurt people who identify as transgender?
3 Oct 2019 | CONJUGALITY |  
tags: research ethics, therapy, transgenderism
The new JAMA Psychiatry study cannot tell us.

The future of American sexuality and family: five key trends
30 Nov 2018 | CONJUGALITY |  
tags: marriage, sexuality, social change
Will marriage become a minority practice?

The truth about men, women, and sex
19 Jan 2018 | FEATURES |  
tags: culture, pornography, sexual assault
Reducing risk with "fly" and "no fly" zones.

How technology cheapened sex and made men less marriageable
13 Nov 2017 | FEATURES |  
tags: contraceptive pill, marriage, men, pornography
The author of Cheap Sex talks about its provocative thesis.

The new scientific silence on child-adult sex and the age of consent
29 Sep 2017 | FEATURES |  
tags: child abuse, consent, sociology
A disturbing push to rehabilitate sex with minors.

Hijacking science: how the “No Differences” consensus about same-sex families works
28 Oct 2016 | FEATURES |  
The data tell a different story.

Where did transgenderism come from?
3 Jun 2016 | CONJUGALITY |  
tags: sexual revolution, transgenderism
The first article in our symposium on its astonishing rise.

New same-sex parenting study: more anger, irritation
29 Apr 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: children's health, same-sex parenting, social science
Is the science settled, or just unsettling?

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