Conversion therapy has included electric shock treatment and induced vomiting, along with counseling, visualization, social skills training, psychoanalytic therapy, and various types of interventions and pressure to convert to being straight.
The GOP likes to make a big deal over nonexistent problems...
Zoey Tur will not be called "sir," sir.
To what extent is a person’s sexuality due to genetic factors, and to what extent are they the product of individual experience? How should an individual’s self identity influence how other people should behave towards them? A professor of psychology looks at the fascinating cases of Caitlyn Jenner and Rachel Dolezal.
If Huckabee wants to learn how to better follow in the ways of his spiritual savior and not denigrate people who suffer immense emotional trauma due to gender identity issues, he should look no further than former president George W. Bush. Yes seriously.
Joe Rogan is in hot water for stating that transgender athlete Fallon Fox should not be able to fight women. Rogan is accused of being a transphobic hater monger, but anyone with an understanding of Martial Arts knows the subject is far from black and white and involves the health and safety of women in an already dangerous sport.
Alex Jones wants you to know he's not drawing any conclusions or anything, but he's just putting it out there.
On the latest episode of Marc Maron's WTF podcast, RuPaul once again lets loose on those who have an issue with his use of language some within the transgender community find offensive. His main point: that it's really only a handful of activists and they basically need to calm the fuck down.
It won't surprise you at all to learn that with Jared Leto's Oscar victory on Sunday night, the debate over whether or not his performance of a transgender woman in Dallas Buyers Club should ever have happened has been reignited. Right now the Huffington Post is fanning the flames of this supposed controversy by publishing a series of indignant tweets by people who say that Leto won his Oscar essentially on the backs of all the trans actors who could have and should have been considered for the role of Rayon.
Yesterday, Facebook announced that it was expanding the options its users could choose between when labeling gender status on their profiles. From now on, in addition to the standard "male/female," there will be 50 or so other available options Facebook users can pick to "customize" their gender status. All bases are covered, right? Please.
Obviously, it helps for Piers Morgan and everyone else to live and learn, to be educated on the most enlightened way to address both the concerns of the transgender community. But Morgan is right when he says that being made the target of the Twitter mob because he was accidentally insensitive amounts to nothing more than a circular firing squad.