Dented Blue Mercedes: Leelah Alcorn’s Suicide, Parents’ Rights… and Kids’ Rights.

On Sunday, December 28th, 17-year-old trans* Ohio teenager committed suicide by stepping in front of a tractor-trailer on the interstate.  She was killed instantly. Her tragedy says something profound which has been almost completely missed in the discussion about LGBT-inclusive education and Gay-Straight Alliances (GSAs) currently wafting across Canada. Before Leelah Alcorn’s death, she posted ...

Dented Blue Mercedes: Leelah Alcorn’s Suicide, Parents’ Rights… and Kids’ Rights.

On Sunday, December 28th, 17-year-old trans* Ohio teenager committed suicide by stepping in front of a tractor-trailer on the interstate.  She was killed instantly. Her tragedy says something profound which has been almost completely missed in the discussion about LGBT-inclusive education and Gay-Straight Alliances (GSAs) currently wafting across Canada. Before Leelah Alcorn’s death, she posted ...

Dented Blue Mercedes: The Shocking Dr. Levin

The long, twisty and sordid legal saga of Aubrey Levin has finally come to an end.  Originally found guilty on three counts of sexual assault in January 2013, Levin’s five year prison sentence was upheld by the Alberta Court of Appeal, Wednesday. The case has garnered international attention, due to the Calgary psychiatrist’s past as ...

Dented Blue Mercedes: The Shocking Dr. Levin

The long, twisty and sordid legal saga of Aubrey Levin has finally come to an end.  Originally found guilty on three counts of sexual assault in January 2013, Levin’s five year prison sentence was upheld by the Alberta Court of Appeal, Wednesday. The case has garnered international attention, due to the Calgary psychiatrist’s past as ...