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Isolated, tough, but changeable :: WRAL.com

By TAMMY GRUBB, the Sun Herald DURHAM, North Carolina – Growing up, 16-year-old Saun Phelps knew something about them was different. The sex assigned to them at birth did not match the puzzle. Phelps, who uses them / them pronouns, lives on the outskirts of Semora, an unincorporated community of …

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Analysis: Biden kept Trump-era border policy in place – it was a mistake, allies say

WASHINGTON, July 7 (Reuters) – US President Joe Biden has frustrated his allies by upholding a Trump-era border eviction policy opposed by human rights activists and health experts, and appeared to gain little politically as Republicans criticize his management of the border. The so-called Title 42 ordinance allowed US authorities …

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Experts: All levels of loss, stress from COVID apply

Psychologists at the University of New Mexico encouraged people to know their feelings of loss from the pandemic are valid and to focus on what they could control during the virtual seminar at UNM Sandoval Regional Medical Center regarding the consequences of COVID-19.“Fear will tend to lead to avoidance,” said …

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Prostate and breast cancer support groups resume face-to-face meetings

ASHLAND, Ky. – The King’s Daughters Cancer Care Center has announced the return of face-to-face meetings of its prostate and breast cancer support groups in July. The prostate cancer group will meet at 5:30 pm July 13; the Breast Cancer group will meet at 5:30 p.m. on July 20. In …

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Upcoming LGBTQ + events to come

Welcome to Out and About, the all new weekly column of LGBTQ + events from Free Press! Hello again, Detroit! It’s week two of this column, but the first in its usual home in Thursday’s Play section. As event listings grow, you can expect this space to be your go-to …

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Children’s advocacy groups closely monitoring agenda for next Texas special session

Children’s advocacy groups closely monitor Texas special session agenda Children’s advocates say while they made some gains during this legislative session, there is still a lot of work to be done. DALLAS – Just over a week away from the special session of the Texas Legislature, children’s rights groups are …

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Norwood: Bengali women celebrate the end of Ramadan

By DAWN CLANCY & MIRIAM QUIÑONES Members of LAAL, a local Bengali women’s empowerment group, mark the end of Ramadan with a celebration in Mosholu Park on Saturday, May 22, 2021. Photo by Miriam Quiñones Women from the Bengali community of Norwood hosted a festive barbecue and ice cream-themed feast …

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BIPOC Pride event receives support after complaint for “repair costs”

Local LGBTQ groups and others support Taking B (l) ack Pride in this conflict, including Seattle Seawall Mars and Seattle Pride, which replaced its major in-person pride events, including the Downtown Pride Parade, with online events for the second year due to the pandemic. After the complaint was filed, several …

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HIV and COVID: Areas with more gays and a history of AIDS activism correlate with cities and states that responded better to coronavirus, earlier – when government was AWOL

“The lessons learned and trauma experienced during the onset of HIV helped gay urban areas respond quickly and effectively to the early paralysis of the federal government. “ A study and a possible forthcoming book strongly suggest that those who have worked and agitated in their communities without recognition, let …

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White House supporters push to shed light on ‘black money’ at Supreme Court

Sometimes the former Rhode Island State Attorney General in the United States can seem conspiratorial, such as when he testified in the House that he found “clippings, front groups, false stories. , hidden funding. He has the job of a covert operation. He spent 30 minutes at Judge Amy Coney …

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