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Demand forces some women’s shelters to start waiting lists

July 31, 2011

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This 30-year-old victim of domestic violence has been living at a shelter for three weeks after her boyfriend came home drunk, punched her and choked her. The Eastside woman has two children. / Charlie Nye / The Star Written by John Tuohy and Carrie Ritchiejohn.tuohy@indystar.com It’s the last thing a beaten, bruised and frightened woman […]

Sudanese Women Offer Stories of Resilience

July 31, 2011

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By Rebecca TinsleyWeNews commentator Sunday, July 31, 2011 Novelist Rebecca Tinsley struggles with how to share Sudanese women’s stories without spreading a sense of hopelessness. In the end she had their resilience to highlight, along with the transformational power of education. (WOMENSENEWS)–Consider this dilemma – how do you accurately portray the lives of women in […]

Sudanese Women Offer Stories of Resilience

July 31, 2011

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By Rebecca TinsleyWeNews commentator Sunday, July 31, 2011 Novelist Rebecca Tinsley struggles with how to share Sudanese women’s stories without spreading a sense of hopelessness. In the end she had their resilience to highlight, along with the transformational power of education. (WOMENSENEWS)–Consider this dilemma – how do you accurately portray the lives of women in […]

Depressed Teens Have Riskier Sex

July 31, 2011

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Teen girls are less likely to use condoms when depressed.Published on July 30, 2011 by Kathryn Stamoulis, Ph.D. in The New Teen Age Image from recover-from-grief.com  A new study published in the Journal of Psychology, Health & Medicine found that depression is linked to risky sexual practices among teen girls. Over a period of 12-months, […]

Depressed Teens Have Riskier Sex

July 31, 2011

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Teen girls are less likely to use condoms when depressed.Published on July 30, 2011 by Kathryn Stamoulis, Ph.D. in The New Teen Age Image from recover-from-grief.com  A new study published in the Journal of Psychology, Health & Medicine found that depression is linked to risky sexual practices among teen girls. Over a period of 12-months, […]

Kids challenge gender identity earlier — and get support

July 31, 2011

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Parents and schools are seeing increasing numbers of children, some as young as kindergartners, who are challenging the gender into which they were born. By Lornet Turnbull Seattle Times staff reporter Every few weeks, Aidan Key might get a call: a little boy in school is dressing as a girl — in frilly tops or […]

Kids challenge gender identity earlier — and get support

July 31, 2011

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Parents and schools are seeing increasing numbers of children, some as young as kindergartners, who are challenging the gender into which they were born. By Lornet Turnbull Seattle Times staff reporter Every few weeks, Aidan Key might get a call: a little boy in school is dressing as a girl — in frilly tops or […]