Here’s why Girl Scouts shouldn’t feel threatened by new Boy Scouts ruling

The Boy Scouts of America has announced plans to admit girls starting next year, and to establish a new program for older girls. In a strongly worded statement, the Girl Scouts of the USA condemned the Boy Scouts move to include girls, telling news outlets that “instead of addressing systemic issues of continuing sexual assault, financial mismanagement […]

NFL Draft: Next chapter in Sam story will deliver message to gay youth

  Ritch Savin-Williams, professor of human development at Cornell University and author of “The New Gay Teenager” – and a former University of Missouri student – is available to comment on what Michael Sam’s draft position could mean for gay youth and the human rights movement. Biography: http://www.human.cornell.edu/bio.cfm?netid=rsw36 Note: Previous comments on Michael Sam’s decision […]

Young ‘pranksters’ skewed landmark sexuality study

ITHACA, N.Y. – The joke’s on a generation of human-sexuality researchers: Adolescent pranksters responding to the widely cited National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health in the mid-1990s may have faked nonheterosexuality. Preliminary results from the landmark study – known as “Add Health” – stunned researchers, parents and educators alike, recalls Cornell’s Ritch C. Savin-Williams, professor […]