Family & Society

Enshrined selfishness

Sexuality | Houston is pushing back on a company’s plans to open a robot brothel
by Kiley Crossland
Posted 10/05/18, 05:04 pm

(WARNING: The following article deals with sexual content)

The Houston City Council voted Wednesday to update its ordinances to attempt to stop a company from opening a so-called “robot brothel.” In a move no one could have predicted a few decades ago but one that speaks to the tragedy of a hypersexualized culture with no moral compass, the council revised a local statute so that it now specifically bans having sex with an “anthropomorphic device” at a sexually oriented business.

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Beyond common sense

Family | Massachusetts voters will decide whether to keep a transgender law on the books
by Kiley Crossland
Posted 9/28/18, 03:45 pm

Massachusetts voters will go to the polls in November to cast ballots on the nation’s first statewide referendum on transgender rights. The ballot measure asks voters whether to keep a controversial law granting public accommodation to transgender individuals.

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Gender affirmation at all costs

Transgenderism | Pediatricians group, transgender activists play a dangerous game with teen suicide rates
by Kiley Crossland
Posted 9/21/18, 02:38 pm

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) released updated guidance on Monday recommending pediatricians support name, appearance, and sex changes for children who identify as transgender. But the recommendations ignore important research about underlying mental health issues, social contagion, and desistance in gender dysphoric children and teens.

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