Monthly Archives: June 2014

Catholic in America: Ignoring real problems in the ‘transgender tipping point’

The June 9 cover story of TIME magazine wonders or, rather, insinuates, that we have reached the “Transgender Tipping Point,” and dubs it “America’s next civil rights frontier.” Who are the “transgendered”? “I’m a woman trapped in a man’s body” is the most common description of the transgender person’s experience. Underlying the notion is the…

‘I call this home’: Seniors enjoy freedom, security of independent living communities

METRO DETROIT — For Shirley Robertson, transitioning from being a successful real estate broker into retirement took some time. “I made my business part of my life,” said Robertson, 75, who described the initial change from living on her own to living in a retirement community as “terrifically hard.” Robertson will have resided in the…