Family & Society

Sexual fluidity in teens

Family | A sign of sexual confusion, but also the possibility of change
by Kiley Crossland
Posted 11/08/19, 04:25 pm

Nearly 1 in 5 low-income teens in rural America reported a change in their sexual orientation during high school, according to a study released this week. The research raises questions about the permanence of sexual orientation and the ongoing battle to ban therapy for those who want to change.

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Fixing the marriage crisis

Family | Churches and ‘big data’ boosted marriage stability in one community
by Kiley Crossland
Posted 11/01/19, 05:06 pm

A Florida city saw its divorce rate drop 24 percent in just two years after churches and private organizations teamed up to strengthen local families. And organizers hope to replicate their success in other cities.

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Judge blocks sheriff’s trick-or-treat warning signs

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 10/30/19, 01:54 pm

When Jackson, Ga., decided not to hold its annual trick-or-treating event on the town square this year, locals worried about the safety of children going door-to-door on Halloween. Butts County Sheriff Gary Long planned to put signs in the yards of homes of registered sex offenders warning kids to keep away. But a federal judge ruled Tuesday the sheriff can’t do that.

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