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Seattle AIDS Walk & Picnic reminds us why it’s still important to fight for HIV & AIDS services

HIV still remains an urgent public health and social justice crisis. ...
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Seattle: $6.4 million announced in supportive services for victims of gender-based violence

Nationally, more than one-in-three women have experienced rape, physical violence, and/or stalking by an intimate partner in their lifetime. ...
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September is Sexual Health Month at Lifelong

Lifelong presents Sexual Health Month and new advances to HIV prevention this September. ...
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Oswego County Transgender Employee Denied Coverage for Transition-Related Care

Oswego County and the Oswego County Department of Social Services settled the lawsuit brought by Lambda Legal on behalf of Sean Simonson, a retired transgender county employee who was denied health insurance coverage for his transition-related care. ...
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LGBT Community’s Drug Addiction & Abuse: The Truth of the Matter

Addiction within the LGBT community is a real problem and one that requires attention in different ways to drug and alcohol use within heterosexual populations. It might come ...
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Trans Reading Guide: Jessica Kingsley Publishers Releases Gender Identity Books for Every Family

By the end of 2018, JKP will have published 15 titles that deal with issues relating to gender diversity. ...
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Seattle/King County Clinic to Offer Free Dental, Vision and Medical Services

Seattle/King County Clinic returns for a fifth year to KeyArena at Seattle Center with free dental, medical and eye care services for those who struggle to access or afford health care. ...
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Study Associates Frequent Digital Media Use in Teens with ADHD Symptoms

Overall, 9.5 percent of 114 teens who reported seven high-frequency digital media activities subsequently developed significant ADHD symptoms. ...
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Planned Parenthood Sues Administration to Protect Access to Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program

Planned Parenthood filed suit against the Department of Health and Human Services challenging the administration’s efforts to impose their abstinence-only-until-marriage agenda on the 1.2 million young people who are set to benefit from the Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program. ...
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New Report: Continued Attacks Against LGBT Families Harm Children

A new report shows how stigma, discrimination, and systematic attempts to undermine marriage equality harm the estimated 300,000 children raised by same-sex couples and LGBT parents. ...
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