Trans Teenager Leelah Alcorn’s Funeral Had To Be Moved Following Threats Against Her Family

  • The funeral for Leelah Alcorn, the trans teen who committed suicide last week, had to be moved after her family started receiving threats. [Cosmopolitan]
  • One of Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson’s grand jurors is suing the prosecutor, Bob McCulloch, for botching the case. [RawStory]
  • “Skinny” health insurance plans that allow employers to short their workers on coverage are falling through one of Obamacare’s loopholes. [VICE]
  • Is NSA surveillance chilling free speech for journalists? [Daily Dot]
  • A new study shows that when a woman’s loved ones are accepting of her size, she tends to lose more weight than if they’re critical. [The Atlantic]
  • Take a look at Susan Sontag’s essential reading list. [Brain Pickings]
  • Read about a stripper turned dominatrix turned life coach who specializes in coaching people, judgment-free. [NPR]