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Banned or Not, Avoiding These Words is a Concern

[Originally posted to the GLMA Nursing Section blog on 1/4/18.] In the wake of the article in the Washington Post on December 15 stating that the current administration has banned the use of specific words in budget documents from the … Continue reading

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First Lesbian Landmark Added to US National Register of Historic Places

On May 2,2016, the US National Park Service  approved the designation of the house at 219 11th Street SE, Washington. DC, as an historic landmark.  From 1971-1973 this house was the home of the Furies Collective, a group of women who published … Continue reading

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LGBTQ on Twitter!

There are heaps of ways to tune in to what’s hot and happening in the LGBTQ world – if you take advantage of Twitter!  If you are already a Twitter tweeter, or want to scan for LGBTQ news from a … Continue reading

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Rise in Meth Use Among Urban Black MSM

As reported in the New York Times in June 2015, addiction treatment providers in New York have seen a rise among black and Hispanic men who have sex with men (MSM) in the use of the “club” or “party” drug … Continue reading

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Meningococcal Disease Outbreak in Chicago, MSM Urged to Get Vaccinated

For at least the second time in recent years, a small but alarming outbreak of meningococcal disease has occurred among men who have sex with men. Reported in the GLMA online update: Chicago health officials have noted a small, but … Continue reading

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