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To include their transgender clients and lactation services, co-founders Jennifer Jimenez (left) and Kristina Chamberlain (right) changed the name of their clinic from Eastside Women’s Health Center to Eastside Total Health and Lactation. Photo by Taylor McAvoy

Eastside Women’s Health Center has provided the LGBTQ and transgender communities with support for more than a year. But something was missing in their name, said their two co-founders. ...
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In many rural areas across the nation, Planned Parenthood is the only option for transgender people to find safe and inclusive care – services that are vital for their health and well-being. ...
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This bill would clarify that providing “conversion therapy” to any person in exchange for monetary compensation, or advertising such services, is an unfair and deceptive act or practice. ...
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Since 2013, the rate of uninsurance among lesbian, gay, and bisexual people (LGB) decreased from 21.7 percent to 11.1 percent, which is larger than the decrease in uninsurance among the non-LGB population. ...
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While talking to your partner about medical coverage may not sound fun, the reality is that it should be done for several key reasons. ...
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King County is one of the first counties in the United States to reach a major milestone set by the World Health Organization to confront the HIV/AIDS epidemic. ...
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Cervical cancer accounts for more than 500,000 new cases of cancer and more than 250,000 deaths each year worldwide. ...
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One thing, one time doesn’t signal a problem. But if you start noticing patterns, there may be cause for concern. ...
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Senator Murray stands with Reps. DelBene and Jayapal, and women’s health advocates Jan. 14, 2017 at Planned Parenthood.

The main takeaway from the event: women are once again about to become a "pre-existing condition" for the simple act of being born female. ...
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Follow these advocates on social media, join their groups, take note of every link in their profile, and follow their advice. ...
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