Ethnic and gender differences in youths’ developing gender identity

The extent to which youths feel typical of their gender and the pressure they feel to conform to traditional gender roles are related to adolescents’ well-being. Because many gender-related expectations are culturally based, a new longitudinal study examined how French middle school adolescents’ feelings about the development of gender identity differed across groups of teens from different ethnicities, cultures, and genders.

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How Canada secured the release of ailing pastor imprisoned in North Korea

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s decision to dispatch an envoy was key to securing the release of a Canadian pastor imprisoned in North Korea, says a Canadian with knowledge of the case.

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‘Game of Thrones:’ Bold predictions for the 7th season premiere

“You’re in the great game now. And the great game is terrifying,” Tyrian, the newly appointed hand of the queen warns Daenerys Targaryen in the season 6 finale of “Game of Thrones” which saw the Mother of Dragons finally setting sail for Westeros.

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