Child Sexual Abuse

The best a man can truly get

Society | The culture needs more Biblical masculinity, not feminized men
by Kiley Crossland
Posted 1/18/19, 06:00 pm

As a renewed public debate rages about the meaning of manhood, men are increasingly speaking out against the conflation of masculinity and bad behavior. Gillette, the maker of razors and shaving products for men and women, released an ad this week asking if today’s masculinity is really “The Best a Man Can Get?”—playing off its longtime advertising slogan. Critics said the ad used dried-up stereotypes to shame all men for very nonmasculine things, like grabbing women and letting boys bully each other.

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Therapy bans and trans regret

Sexuality | As more states move to restrict Christian counselors, more people say they regret their gender transitions
by Joel Maas & Kiley Crossland
Posted 1/11/19, 04:02 pm

The success of LGBT activists in dictating how therapists counsel minors about sexuality and gender dysphoria continues to gain momentum as we head into 2019. Some pro-LGBT groups want to make it illegal for therapists to encourage children to embrace heterosexuality or their biological sex and expect legislative victories in at least four states this year: Colorado, Maine, Massachusetts, and New York.

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Pope tells U.S. bishops to confront sexual abuse crisis

by Kent Covington
Posted 1/04/19, 11:00 am

Pope Francis in a letter released Thursday encouraged U.S. bishops meeting for a weeklong retreat near Chicago to unify as the Roman Catholic Church deals with a “crisis of credibility.” In the eight-page letter addressed to the bishops, Francis said church leaders must reckon with parishioners’ pain, heal divisions, and devise specific approaches that go beyond “creating new committees or improving flow charts.”

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