Are Changes to Marriage Decreasing Its Benefits?
March 1, 2018

It’s hardly news that the institution of marriage has dramatically changed over the past few decades. In a 2004 article, sociologist Andrew Cherlin described society’s declining expectations about how we form, maintain, and exit marriage as its “deinstitutionalization.” In an era of deinstitutionalized marriage, then, individuals are liberated or burdened – depending on your perspective…

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Mental Health of Transgender Children
August 9, 2017

A recent article appearing in the journal Pediatrics has gone where few studies before it have trekked, assessing the mental health of 73 transgender children ages 3-12 whose parents have supported their social transition. That is, these are children who were observed as one sex when they were born but—according to their parents—are presenting themselves…

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