According to the Associated Press, a growing number of teenagers and even younger children “who think they were born the wrong sex” are finding doctors willing to give them sex-changing treatments. They cite reports in the medical journal Pediatrics. In
The Obama administration announced last week that most healthcare plans will be required to cover birth control without charging co-pays or deductibles starting August 1. According to The Hill, the final regulation retains the approach federal health officials proposed last
According to the Philadelphia Daily News, a northeastern Pennsylvania woman is suing a South Jersey-based maker of frozen treats and other snack foods, claiming that she was wrongfully fired because she wore a prosthetic male organ to work. Pauline David,
According to the Huffington Post, new analysis by the U.S. National Survey of Family Growth (NSFG) has revealed some surprising shifts in the sexual activist of teenage girls over the past decade. A comparison of 2002 NSFG data to 2006-2008
One of the best sources of information about homosexuality is NARTH–the National Association for Research and Therapy of Homosexuality. At their upcoming annual convention in Phoenix, they will be expanding their outreach beyond professional therapists to the general public, with
7th Circuit: Prisoners to Receive Hormone Therapy for Identity Issues From CitizenLink: A three-judge panel of the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday upheld a ruling deeming Wisconsin’s ban on taxpayer-funded hormone therapy for transgender prison inmates unconstitutional.
Staying on the theme of teen sexuality and education, Frank McNamara, Jr. (former U.S. attorney for Massachusetts) has a fantastic column in today’s Boston Globe on condoms and sexual abstinence. In talking about moves to make condoms even more readily
Alliance Defense Fund (ADF) attorneys representing four German parents sent two letters asking the European Court of Human Rights to quickly review appeals filed last year on their behalf to free one of the fathers, who is currently serving his