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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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He says, she says

Family | A ruling this week means a Texas father gets a say in his son’s disputed gender identity
by Kiley Crossland
Posted 10/25/19, 04:31 pm

A judge in Texas on Thursday upheld two parents’ joint custody of their 7-year-old twins, putting to bed a case that became a national lightning rod in the storm over transgender ideology.

Dallas County Family District Judge Kim Cooks said parents Anne Georgulas and Jeffrey Younger would continue to share custody and make joint decisions for twin boys James and Jude Younger. Georgulas and Younger were embroiled in a legal dispute over the care of James since the annulment of their marriage in 2015.

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