Katelyn Luevano

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Mom, I Always Knew You Were a Lesbian

It had been six years since I delicately disclosed to my teenage son that I was dating a woman for the very first time. But my surprise announcement was quickly eclipsed by his sardonic response. "Mom, I always knew you were a lesbian!" he quipped, without a hint of surprise.<p>How did he know? I soon …

5 reasons why anxiety is so difficult to cope with (and what you can do about it)

If we aren’t careful, we can makes things worse. Here are some effective ways to keep your emotions under control<p>Have you ever had a friend or family member tell you to “just get over it” when you felt sad or worried? If getting rid of negative emotions is so easy, why is it that more than 21 …

Mindfulness

Everyone loves an a**hole: Science explains our attraction to creeps and deviants

Always falling for the wrong guy or gal? New research suggests it may actually be a part of the human condition<p>Are you a nice, well-rounded person, yet can’t seem to hit it off with the opposite sex? Maybe you need to embrace your dark side, according to a new study that shows people with certain …

Psychology

If Mental Illnesses Were Monsters, This Is What They'd Look Like

Mental illness is an intangible thing that can be all but impenetrable to those who don't experience it.<p>That's why the U.K.-based artist Toby Allen decided to draw different mental illnesses as monsters, as a way of helping himself and ultimately others.<p>"The project originated from imagining my own …

Mental Health

24 Beautiful Tattoos Inspired By Mental Illness

Body art as recovery.

Mental Health

Trouble Sleeping? Here’s How I Learned To Fall Asleep In Under 1 Minute Every Night - Michael Andrew Arata, MD

For a long time, I had a hard time sleeping. We can chock it up to bad food late at night, too many screens before bed, and stress. I found it …

US man accidentally records doctors mocking him during surgery

American patient awarded $500,000 in defamation and malpractice lawsuit after accidentally recording his own operation<p>An American patient who recorded his doctors making derogatory remarks about him while he was unconscious on the operating table has won a $500,000 payout.<p>The patient, who has not …

Inventions

Carol review - Cate Blanchett captivates in woozily obsessive lesbian romance

Patricia Highsmith’s The Price of Salt has become an entrancing Cannes premiere directed by Todd Haynes, beautifully made and outstandingly intelligent<p>Todd Haynes’s Carol is an amour fou which plays out with sanity and generosity: it is a superbly realised companion piece to his 50s Sirkian drama …

Christmas Trees

8 optical conundrums that will make your brain hurt

IT STARTED WITH The Dress. Was it black and blue, or white and gold?<p>Despite The Dress being the only thing anyone could talk about for the best part …

Buckingham Palace

Iced Coffee Is a Gigantic Rip-Off

<i>By: Dan Gentile</i><p>I drink tons of iced coffee: in 100+ degree Texas, it doesn't make sense to add any more steam into your life. But I do so regretfully, knowing that, while I'm scoring a buzz and a refreshing drink, I'm also missing out on much of what I enjoy about my favorite beverage.<p>See, I'm a …

Now that's what I call an *acceptance* speech. Amazing job, Kerry Washington.

Standing in front of a crowd of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals and their allies, "Scandal" actress Kerry Washington took the …

Race & Ethnicity