select a current event from a local or national news source that discusses a sexist or heterosexist act. Then, please write an approximately 750 words of text (approximately 3 pages of double-spaced, 12-point font of text) essay addressing the following question prompts. A references list should make up an additional page.
Briefly summarize the article that you have selected. Provide the specifics of the act and which social institution is engaged in the act.
Provide a theoretical explanation for why the act occurred. This must be a structural explanation that focuses on the institution. Use the theory that best fits your understanding of the act.
Discuss how this act was managed. For example, if it was illegal, what were the legal sanctions against the institution? If not illegal, what was the public response?
Finally, suggest policy changes that might prevent future occurrences of this act.
Your essay will be evaluated in terms of how thoroughly you: answer the questions above; use resources to document your main points; and properly cite referenced work. Your essay should address all of the questions above and should consist of approximately 750 words of text (3 pages of double-spaced, 12-point font of text). Citations and a references list will likely make up an additional page.