Eye Tattoo Leaves Young Woman Partially Blind

Catt Gallinger of Ottawa, Canada, decided to get a sclera tattoo—a new body modification trend that involves injecting ink between two layers of the eye. Now she’s warning others not to make the same mistake. A day after the procedure, Gallinger’s eye was swollen shut and her tattoo became infected….

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Young, Transgender And Acting On TV

In a recent episode of “Modern Family,” two children, a boy and a girl, play a round of broom hockey in a living room. In those 12 seconds, the first openly transgender child appeared as a transgender character in a mainstream sitcom. The performance of Jackson Millarker, 8, is part…

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3 Things to Say to a Mom of Young Kids and 3 Things Not To

It’s funny that sometimes we are afraid to interact with other people, both strangers and friends. As a society, we are thankfully becoming increasingly aware of how words have impact, and how differences are something to celebrate rather than judge. Still, with parenting–and even more specifically, with motherhood–people can feel…

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Suicides in Young Teen Girls Rise Sharply

Over the past 15 years, suicide rates have increased slightly among Americans. However, suicides in girls age 10 to 14 have tripled in that time. Health experts are not sure why. It is possible young teens are not receiving treatment for depression when they need it. Girls are going through…

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