Best Motivational Video for Entrepreneurs - Patrick Bet-David. Interesting Quotes That Will Change How You See The World. Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant. - Robert Louis Stevenson If you want to build a ship, don’t drum up the men to gather wood, divide the work and give orders.
Instead, teach them to yearn for the vast and endless sea. - Antoine de Saint You'll be fine. You're 25. Feeling unsure and lost is part of your path. People aren’t against you; they are for themselves. The most dangerous risk of all – the risk of spending your life not doing what you want on the bet you can buy yourself the freedom to do it later. He who conquers others is strong, he who conquers himself is mighty. - Lao Tsu A ship in harbor is safe, but that is not what ships are built for. - John A.
If there was an observer on Mars, they would probably be amazed that we have survived this long. - Noam Chomsky When you realize that no one really knows what they are doing and that everyone is doing the best they can according to their own level of consciousness, life gets a lot easier. Facts About Suicide. Suicide is the 2nd leading cause of death among young people ages 10 to 24. • Suicide is the 2nd leading cause of death among young people ages 10 to 24.  • LGB youth are 4 times more likely, and questioning youth are 3 times more likely, to attempt suicide as their straight peers.  • Suicide attempts by LGB youth and questioning youth are 4 to 6 times more likely to result in injury, poisoning, or overdose that requires treatment from a doctor or nurse, compared to their straight peers.  • Nearly half of young transgender people have seriously thought about taking their lives, and one quarter report having made a suicide attempt.  • LGB youth who come from highly rejecting families are 8.4 times as likely to have attempted suicide as LGB peers who reported no or low levels of family rejection. 
Growing Need Prompts Maine Med to Open Gender Clinic. Patty Wight reports on Maine Medical Center's new Gender Clinic at the Barbara Bush Children's Hospital.
PORTLAND, Maine - As of this year, the Barbara Bush Children's Hospital at Maine Medical Center officially has a gender clinic. Though the hospital has treated transgender youth for several years, the number of patients is growing, from just four patients in 2010 to now more than 50. And the new clinic is expected to fill a growing need. Fourteen years ago, Jen and Tom - who don't want to use their last name - adopted twin baby boys from Cambodia.
And they noticed very early on that one of them was about as stereotypical a boy as you could get. But the other - whose name was Ted - was much more feminine. Jen remembers one night after dinner, when her son - whom she now refers to as a "she" - was going upstairs. Study: Transgender youth aren’t confused about their gender identity. Brennan Linsley, AP (File)In this 2013 file photo, Coy Mathis (left), a 6-year-old transgender girl, plays with her sister, Auri, 2, center, at their home in Fountain, Colo.
A new study of transgender youth indicates that the gender identity of these children is deeply held and is not the result of confusion about gender identity or pretense. The study with 32 transgender children, ages 5 to 12, was led by psychological scientist Kristina Olson of the University of Washington, and is one of the first to explore gender identity in transgender children using implicit measures that operate outside conscious awareness. The paper’s findings, published in the February edition of the journal Psychological Science, counter the belief that transgender children are too young to understand what gender means. “Seeing how little scientific information there was, basically nothing for parents, was hard to watch,” Olson said. Share this article with your friends and followers: Girl Scouts welcomes transgender girls.
"Our position is not new," said Andrea Bastiani Archibald, the Girl Scouts USA's chief girl expert.
"It conforms with our continuous commitment to inclusivity. " The Girl Scouts' guidance on serving transgender girls, on its "Frequently Asked Questions" page, was actually made public four years ago. "Placement of transgender youth is handled on a case-by-case basis, with the welfare and best interests of the child and the members of the troop/group in question a top priority," states the FAQ. "That said, if the child is recognized by the family and school/community as a girl and lives culturally as a girl, then Girl Scouts is an organization that can serve her in a setting that is both emotionally and physically safe. " It's possible that the Utah Pride Center's April launch of a Girl Scout troop that welcomes children from LGBT families and transgender girls brought the guidance to national attention of activists on both sides of the issue.