When it comes to voting decisions, the fact that Dan Patrick has sought help to treat mental illness is irrelevant. Yet many progressive supporters are still gleefully sharing his records.
Does having a mental illness mean you can’t have healthy sexual or romantic relationships, or that someone else can’t have them with you? Nope.
The point is that the perfection those suffering from eating disorders are longing for in themselves in most cases is neither physical nor real. We will need to overcome our societal inability to see errors for what they are—an opportunity to learn—if we want to deal with eating disorders.
Argentina is in a good position to not only avoid international shame, but show its role as a leading developing nation that respects women´s human rights.
Last month, France became the first country in the world to remove transsexualism from its official list of mental disorders, reports Time magazine, in what is being considered a major, though some say largely symbolic, victory.
Supreme Court to consider “second generation of pregnancy discrimination”; Karen Rayne reviews “Zack and Miri Make a Porno”; Texas high school students to take “paternity awareness” classes; California woman pleads guilty to practicing medicine without a license.
American Psychologocal Association finds that abortion does not lead to mental illness; Far right lies about Obama’s record on abortion continue; Despite voter confusion McCain is adamantly anti-choice; Mad cow rules prevent foreign sperm from being imported for IVF.