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The DeMita Fletcher Family: What We Learned From Our Transgender Son

Julia Fletcher vividly remembers the day her child, Elliot, came out as transgender. “It was August 21, 2013,” she says. “It was the second day of …

LGBTQ

24 Powerful Reactions to Leelah Alcorn's Death

<i>Co-authored by Jillian Kinder</i><p>Seventeen-year-old Leelah Alcorn committed suicide early Sunday morning in Warren County, Ohio. In her suicide note, she illustrated her struggle when coming to terms with her gender identity. Once she finally discovered that she was not alone in her struggle, she was …

Dogs

Archbishop Of Miami Threatens To Fire Employees Who Support Marriage Equality

When same-sex marriage officially became legal in Florida yesterday, supporters of equality in the Sunshine State rejoiced, with people packing …

LGBTQ

Demoted Catholic cardinal blames “feminized” church for priest pedophilia

Cardinal Raymond Burke says the women’s movement has left religious men “very marginalized”<p>American cardinal Raymond Burke is not a progressive guy. The controversial religious leader was demoted from his powerful position as the head of the Vatican's highest court after criticizing Pope Francis …

Religion

The Mental Quality Which Helps Protect Against Schizophrenia - PsyBlog

Contrary to conventional wisdom, this mental quality protects against severe mental illness.<p>High IQ could protect against schizophrenia amongst those …