Jane Austen Novels Basically Cured WWI Depression

If the Dashwood sisters can find true love and Mr. Darcy can inspire a whole industry of erotic fanfiction, reading Jane Austen might really be the best thing to soothe one’s addled mind and remind us all that, sometimes, people really have adorable double marriages and miraculously recover from mysterious fevers. … » 7/07/13 2:30pm 7/07/13 2:30pm

Lady Gaga's Tour to Soon Offer Monsters Free Therapy Sessions

Lady Gaga and the Born This Way Foundation have recently announced that the upcoming U.S. leg of Gaga's Born This Way Ball tour will offer a unique "tailgating experience" with the Born Brave Bus Tour, a companion tour that will offer young people — ages 13-25 — a chance "to gather and celebrate their individuality in… » 12/31/12 12:40pm 12/31/12 12:40pm

California Becomes the First State to Ban Creepy ‘Gay-Repair’ Therapies

California will once again carry the marching band baton for the rest of America with news that it has become the first state to ban "therapy" practices that seek to change the sexual orientation of minors after Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill into law on Saturday. The bill, SB1172 by Sen. Ted Lieu (above) of Los… » 9/30/12 3:00pm 9/30/12 3:00pm

How to Get Over Your Fear of Spiders and Start Caressing Tarantulas

Spiders are creepy! I mean, they are kind of neat, but mostly they cause people to scurry away in fear and sometimes even emit high-pitched shrieks. Well, if you are one of the people who can't stand those little multi-legged crawlers, you might be in luck. A new study has found that it is possible to turn people from… » 5/21/12 9:15pm 5/21/12 9:15pm

Psychiatrist Who 'Proved' Gays Can Be Cured Says It Was All a Big…

It's been a major month for the gay rights community. First President Obama came out in support of gay marriage, and then this weekend the NAACP followed suit. Now we have word that Dr. Robert Spitzer, the famous psychiatrist who did the 2003 study that supposedly proved the gay people could be cured of their… » 5/21/12 11:10am 5/21/12 11:10am

How Amanda Seyfried's Panic Attacks Can Help Us

Amanda Seyfried recently told a magazine that she has panic attacks and gets therapy. She's one of the few to admit that being a Hollywood actress is pretty hard on the psyche — and to be open about treatment. And while we wouldn't wish mental health issues on any individual, there's an upside for society at large. » 10/06/11 12:40pm 10/06/11 12:40pm