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STUDY: LGBT Kids Who Come Out In High School Have Better Long-Term Health Outcomes

A new study finds that lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender kids who come out during high school suffer lower rates of depression and anxiety and higher rates of self-esteem, long-term, than those who hide their identity from their peers — even if they’re bullied as a result of coming out. The study, published in the current … Continue reading

‘They Aren’t Confused’: Landmark Study Shows Transgender Children Have Consistent, ‘Deeply-Held’ Gender Identity

Transgender children as young as 5 years-old demonstrate consistent gender identity across a variety of implicit gender-association measures, according to a landmark study to be published in the journal Psychological Science. The study found that the responses of children who identify as transgender are indistinguishable from those of children who do not identify as trans, … Continue reading

The GOP’s Sleazy Pickup Lines: Republicans Think They Have A New ‘Strategy’ To Woo Female Voters – But Women Are Way Too Smart To Fall For It

Salon —  Lots of Republicans have lots of feelings about the party’s problems with women. This week, Mike Huckabee argued that dealing with women requires treating them like “special treasures” (who, presumably, he trusts can control their libidos). And Rand Paul has surprisingly little to say about how few conservative women currently hold political office, but … Continue reading

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