Category Archives: Marriage Equality

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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LavenderHealth joins in celebration of the US Supreme Court ruling on Marriage Equality

Today, the landmark ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court made marriage equality the rule of the nation!  While there are many challenges ahead, the fact that there are so many symbols, everywhere we turn, of support and utter joy, makes … Continue reading

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Marriage Equality is a Health Issue!

In recent years, many health profession organizations have issued policy statements in support of marriage equality, including the American Academy of Nursing, the American Psychiatric Association, the American Medical Association, the American Academy of Pediatrics, and the American Psychological Association.  … Continue reading

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The Economic Impact of Same-Sex Marriage

A few weeks ago, I was walking across my university campus when a young man with a clipboard stopped me to sign a petition to legalize the sale of marijuana. He had many scripted arguments to try to gain support … Continue reading

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