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Homosexuality | States are moving to restrict so-called “conversion therapy” practices meant to help people struggling with unwanted same-sex attraction or gender issues. A WORLD review suggests the bans are misguided
by Juliana Chan Erikson
Posted 2/27/20, 03:47 pm

What’s called “conversion therapy”—a loosely defined set of methods aimed at changing a person’s sexual orientation or gender identity—has received horrible press coverage. For example, The New York Times in 2018 ran this headline: “I Was Tortured in Gay Conversion Therapy. And It’s Still Legal in 41 States.”

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Relationships | Polyamory makes deviance the norm
by Janie B. Cheaney
Posted 1/30/20, 02:55 pm

The post’s headline read, “Polyamory Is Growing—And We Need To Get Serious About It.” I clicked, expecting a serious breakdown of a serious issue that everyone should consider seriously.

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South Dakota House passes sex change limits

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 1/30/20, 11:27 am

A bill that would protect minors from sex change surgeries is headed to the South Dakota Senate. The state’s House of Representatives passed the Vulnerable Child Protection Act by a vote of 46-23 on Wednesday. The bill protects children under age 16 from “being chemically castrated, sterilized, and surgically mutilated,” the act’s sponsor, Rep.

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