New Book Shows the Dangers of DNA Testing

New Book Shows the Dangers of DNA Testing

There’s a new service out there that people are getting into. It’s sort of becoming a trend.  I’m talking about DNA testing.  I’m sure you’re familiar with companies like Ancestry or 23andMe, where they let you simply spit in a vial, send it out, and have your DNA sample analyzed and compared with other DNA samples in their database to match you with your ancestors. Although it’s a little troubling to think what these companies are doing with your DNA, I suppose it’s pretty cool to find out who your relatives are and what your genes say about you.   …

Meet George, a Transgender Character Encouraging Acceptance of LGBT Youth

Meet George, a Transgender Character Encouraging Acceptance of LGBT Youth

Book Culture

In 2017 we’ve seen progress of acceptance and representation of gay and lesbian individuals. When it comes to accepting and representing transgender individuals, however, there’s a lot more progress to be made.    One author is seeking to bridge the gap between the LGBT community and the public through representation,  using the transgender protagonist in the children’s book, George.   Image Via Amazon   Gino’s book follows a transgender child who tries to find a way to help others understand her true identity as a female and shed the perception of gender that is ingrained in her community. Gino effectively dives into …