A controversial study concluded homophobia might be linked to mental health disorders and should be treated as a disease. But is pathologizing prejudice helpful?
Virginia Pelley is a freelance journalist based in Brooklyn, New York. She has written for Vice Motherboard, Al Jazeera America, Cosmopolitan, the Chicago Tribune, and WashingtonPost.com.
Researchers have found blood biomarkers to help them assess suicide risk, but some say the implications for future mental illness treatment are overhyped.