Eastern Michigan University
Research is Our Core Mission
The Center's core mission is:
"to promote, support, and disseminate research focused on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender equality and human rights."
Use the navigation links on the left to connect to research projects directly supported, sponsored, and conducted by the Center.
Below, discover "must-read" equality research published by other institutions and organizations.
Recently Reviewed Research
Report of LGBT Inclusion Under Michigan Law with Recommendations for Action
Michigan Department of Civil Rights
A significant study produced by the MDCR, supported by a grant from the Tides Foundation. Extensive research on discrimination in housing, the workplaces, public services, education, and law enforcement indicates that anti-gay discrimination is having a negative impact on the Michigan economy.
Viewable at: http://1.usa.gov/15EfPRI
Pubic Support for Same-Sex Marriage
Andrew Scott Flores & Scott Barclay - The Williams Institute
Presentation of the most recent data regarding:
- the current position of each state's general population on the legality of same-sex marriage,
- how support differs across the 50 states and the District of Columbia, and
- changes in support since 2004.
Viewable at: http://bit.ly/Y1IWMe
The Effect of Negative School Climate on Academic Outcomes for LGBT Youth and the Role of In-School Supports
Kosciw, Palmer, Kull & Greytak - Journal of School Violence
The study finds that hostile school climate has serious ramifications for LGBT students. Institutional supports, such as GSAs, safe schools practices, and supportive staff were shown to have potential to offset those effects.
Viewable at: http://bit.ly/15Eic71