Shamus Khan
Sociologist, Columbia University
Shamus Khan is a sociologist at Columbia University whose work focuses on elites. He is the author of Privilege (2011), and his writing has appeared in The New Yorker and Time Magazine among others. He lives in New York.

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Fairness and equality
Not born this way

Other liberation movements have rejected the idea that biology is destiny. So why should gay rights depend on it?

Shamus Khan