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Entries by Dr. Peggy Drexler from 07/2009

Grandfathers: Stepping into the Lives of Boys

| Posted 07.01.2009 | Healthy Living

As more women raise boys alone, the fathers of those women are moving to a different place in boy's lives. They can fill the missing pieces in ways that no one outside the family can.

When Gay Comes Home

| Posted 07.07.2009 | Healthy Living

For those who are fine with the children of friends, neighbors, and relatives being gay, things may get complicated when sexuality hits home.

Gender and the Judge: Sotomayor Encounters a Familiar Bias

| Posted 07.16.2009 | Politics

The direct questioning has been (mostly) civil and (mostly) relevant to the job of serving on the highest court in the land. But it is the flanking actions that say volumes about the realities of women, work and bias.

Michael Vick Should Work, but Never Again in the NFL

| Posted 07.29.2009 | Entertainment

I believe in second chances. I believe that redemption is the soul of hope. I believe debts paid warrant fresh starts. Except when it comes to Michael Vick.