Author Archives: peggychinn

About peggychinn

feminist, nurse activist, writer, editor of ANS Advances in Nursing Science, quilter, grandmother nurturing the future of the amazing children in my life.

A new podcast to check out – em dash

Kimberly Acquaviva is hosting a new podcast, em dash, to explore diverse patients’ and healthcare professionals’ lived experiences in healthcare.  The topics are far-ranging- many of them you will not encounter in most of the podcast – or larger media world!  You … Continue reading

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Early Signal: Roll-back on protection for transgender children and youth in U.S. schools

The newly inaugurated U.S. President, during his campaign, made promises of continuing protections for LGBTQ people in the U.S. – promises that were viewed by skepticism by many advocates of human rights.  And indeed, the skepticism was affirmed this week … Continue reading

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Spread the Word – ACA Open Enrollment Ends January 31

Yes – healthcare coverage through the U.S. Affordable Care Act (also known as “Obamacare”) is still available, and if you are not yet covered, you have four days left to get your application going!  The threats to end this important … Continue reading

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Breakthrough for Intersex Rights

Finally, the mystery, intrigue and, in fact, shame that has historically been associated with what is now known as “intersex” is beginning to come out of the closet.  Recently a milestone in this important shift happened recently when Sara Kelly … Continue reading

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Invitation to participate – how is marriage equality and the election affecting you?

This is a study being conducted by our LavenderHealth colleagues! The study has been approved the San Jose State University Institutional Review Board.  Here is the invitation to participate from the study team! We are a team of researchers (Tonda … Continue reading

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