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Jun 26, 2018

Few of us can imagine the stress involved in being a transgender child. Think for a moment about what it is like to be asked again and again, “Are you a boy or a girl?” Or think about what it means to have your deepest sense of self questioned by many of the adults in your life. That is the focus for the conclusion...


Jun 19, 2018

At one time, gender structure was a stable fact of life. Boys were boys and girls were girls. No questions asked. Each sex was raised differently, depending on their gender, and they were expected to live their lives differently, depending on that gender. Now, for the first time, many young people are pushing...


Jun 11, 2018

The heat of summer is upon us and with that the drabness of winter has given way to the green lushness of summer. It has also given way to many of the pests of summer. Pests like fleas, mosquitoes, ticks, and mites, which are not only aggravating, but also can present some very real dangers. On this week’s Perspective...


Jun 4, 2018

Robert F. Kennedy started his public life as counsel to red-baiting Sen. Joseph McCarthy, but ended that life as a liberal icon. Kennedy was assassinated during a campaign to unite working-class whites with poor blacks and Latinos in an electoral coalition that looked to change presidential politics. In the second of a...