Checking on Bullying at the Doctor’s Office

The Times reports: “In my young patient’s case, his bully had also been instructing other children at school to harass him. There is evidence showing that such indirect bullying actually has a higher association with depression and thoughts of suicide in children. Importantly, bullies are not immune to these negative effects. The same study showed … More Checking on Bullying at the Doctor’s Office

Young gay Muslim on cost of coming out: “It’s crushing that my parents don’t accept me”

Coming out is a difficult experience for many young people. But when your sexuality is at odds with everything you have been taught, it can be deeply traumatic. Many gay youngsters brought up in the Islamic faith face extreme opposition when they reveal their sexuality to their communities. For 26-year-old British Muslim Naman Parvaiz, it was truly … More Young gay Muslim on cost of coming out: “It’s crushing that my parents don’t accept me”

The Latest: Christian Legal Aid Firm Offers to Defend NC Law

So the same team of legal activists that lost the gay marriage battle are going to defend North Carolina’s new law. What could possibly go wrong for them? ABC reports: “A Christian legal aid group is offering to defend a new North Carolina law against a lawsuit challenging its near ban of anti-discrimination protections for … More The Latest: Christian Legal Aid Firm Offers to Defend NC Law

Rejection of LGBT Christian Ads Shows Limits of Social Media

Too sexy, too violent — these are the reasons given for repeated rejections of social-media ads for an art book with an LGBT vision of Jesus. Maybe they are just too queer. “The Passion of Christ: A Gay Vision” is not pornography and shows no more nudity or violence than a standard Stations of the … More Rejection of LGBT Christian Ads Shows Limits of Social Media