“The researchers looked at data for around 21,000 children between the ages of 4 and 17. The National Health Interview Survey includes reports on emotional and mental health, and recently its parameters were updated to include parents’ sexual orientation.” And it turns out that the children of gay parents are just fine.
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SUMMARY: (5 of 5 stars) I’d never even heard of this book until a friend mentioned it on Facebook as an example of dystopian fiction, but apparently all of my friends have and they loved it. I did not enjoy reading this book because it’s horrifying and painful to read, but it’s a good book and a very quick read.
It’s the story of a boy who is born into a society of near-perfect equality, but is assigned the role of “Receiver” for his community. And in training for his life’s work, he starts to understand all sorts of horrible things about life there.
OK. I’ve overextended myself a bit on my podcast subscriptions. My last batch of subscriptions included both several that update frequently, but several that have longer episodes. This makes getting through everything much more difficult.
So, anyway, here are updates I’ve made to my podcast subscription list.
I recently discovered that my employer gives employees a free subscription to the Headspace app, so I’ve been trying to meditate again. I’ve heard for years about the benefits of meditation and I had a subscription of my own for a little bit but cancelled it when I got out Read more…