School Closes After Parents Obscenely Threaten Transgender 12-Year-Old Via Facebook

An Oklahoma middle school closed this week after parents used a private Facebook group to threaten a 12-year-old girl who is transgender. Parents referred to the student as “it,” “he,” and a “maggot,” according to Newsweek. They also made threats of physical violence, including castration with a knife.

Let's Stop Obsessively Hydrating Our Children

I recently bought my son Jesse a $36 bright green stainless steel “Kleen Kanteen” water bottle. He’s had his own water bottle since he was about two—all the kids we know seem to, once they reach that age. They are omnipresent—bright, ugly talismans that crowd picnic tables and clutter the foreground of photos. Over…