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Mum's IVF story of struggle and success shows why you should NEVER give up hope

Clinics carry out 68,000 cycles of IVF every year for wannabe UK mums. For many it’s an emotional, gruelling journey. In Fertility Awareness Week, journalist Punteha van Terheyden tells her story to encourage those longing for a baby to stay strong and not suffer in silence. Glimpsing my reflection, I took in my huge bump… Read More »

Garrard Conley Shares the Terrifying True Story of 'Boy Erased' and Gay Conversion Therapy

Garrard Conley knew he was gay when he developed a crush on his third grade teacher, Mr. Smith. The son of a preacher, Conley was raised in a devout Baptist community in Arkansas where evolution is considered fake, and homosexuality is more than a sin—it’s evil. Pressure to adhere to his family’s expectations forced Conley… Read More »