At first blush, this year's gathering of the American Psychiatric Association had the air of a coronation. It kicked off at the George Moscone Center in San Francisco just as the dust was settling on Google's I/O 13, with a keynote by former president Bill Clinton and a grand unveiling of the newly ... More >>
Richard Gardner, father of PASA scientific task force evaluating psychological conditions for formal inclusion in the next edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders will recommend that the controversial theory known as "Parental Alienation Syndrome" (PAS) or "Parental A ... More >>
At my desk where I never use my work computer to look at porn. Except when I do.The front page of the Datebook in Monday's Chronicle offered a photograph of a pair of hands bound by the cord of a computer mouse and the headline "Putting Lives on the Line for Porn." The story opens with what the w ... More >>
I'm Spartacus!So the Church of Scientology will be out in droves this weekend to protest the American Psychiatric Association's convention at Moscone Center this upcoming Saturday through Thursday. The Citizens Commission for Human Rights, the anti-psychiatry activist arm of Scientology, will have f ... More >>
It looks like the Church of Scientology will be out in force to protest the upcoming American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting in San Francisco next month. The Citizens Commission on Human Rights, Scientology's anti-psychiatry activist arm, will apparently ... More >>
The healing power of theater, vibrators.
Week of June 11, 2003
As of April 14, the national security police can monitor your medical records without your knowledge. So can the local police.
Gary Johnson is about to become the first transsexual to sue for discrimination under a new state law. The only catch: He must admit to being "disabled."
The stormy relationship between a transitioning transsexual and a well-known sex counselor raises questions about the growing field of sexology