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New Report Details the Health Care Rights Attack on LGBT People, Women, Parents, Children

Health Faith and Religion
Tipping the Scales: The Coordinated Attack on LGBT People, Women, Parents, Children, and Health Care details the widespread push to pass a variety of religious exemptions laws that would give businesses, government agencies, and individuals a right to discriminate on religious or moral grounds. ...
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New AFL-CIO Poll Shows Workers Have Less Time for Family

National
A new Labor Day report unveiled Wednesday by the AFL-CIO shows that working people are working more and taking fewer vacation days. ...
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Child Living with HIV Maintains Remission Without Drugs Since 2008

Medicine syringe for a baby.
Health
A nine-year-old South African child who was diagnosed with HIV infection at one month of age and received anti-HIV treatment during infancy has suppressed the virus without anti-HIV drugs for eight and a half years. ...
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LGBT Older Adults Face Unique Challenges to Successful Aging, New Report Finds

Health
The report outlines how challenges, including a lifetime of discrimination in employment, accessing comprehensive health care, and housing-as well as lack of legal and social relationship recognition-can lead to poverty, social isolation, and poorer mental and physical health. ...
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American Fitness Index Ranks Seattle-Tacoma Fourth, Minneapolis-St. Paul in Top Spot

Health
San Francisco-Oakland finished third this year, Seattle-Tacoma fourth, San Jose fifth, Boston sixth, and Denver seventh. The top seven cities in the 2017 AFI are between 4-13 percentage points ahead of the rest of the pack. ...
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America’s LGBT 2015 Buying Power Estimated at $917 Billion

National
The combined buying power of the U.S. lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) adult population for 2015 is estimated at $917 billion. ...
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New Report on Transgender Experiences in Sex Work Recommends Decriminalization

National
Transgender sex workers reported high levels of harassment and violence, often at the hands of police. ...
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Study: U.S. Holiday Spending Intentions Best Since 2007

National
Consumers are planning to spend an average $812 on gifts this holiday season, up from $781 at the same time a year ago. ...
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Study: Bisexual Adults Face Heightened Risk for Cancer, STDs, Depression

Health Disparities Among Bisexual People
Health
The report reveals a troubling chasm between health outcomes of bisexual people and those of the rest of the population - including gay men and lesbians. ...
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LGBT Women Among Most at Risk of Poverty in America, New Study

Top News Health
Due to discriminatory laws, America’s 5.1 million LGBT women face lower pay, frequent harassment, compromised access to health care, and violence. ...
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