Category Archives: Political Process

Creating your personal political action plan

Events proceeding the inauguration have simultaneously energized and depressed many of us. The Women’s Marches amplified our voices and moved us towards an intersectional approach to combating racism, protecting our health care, and advocating for science-based environmental policies, among other … Continue reading

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Giving Thanks for Human Rights

As we approach the Thanksgiving holiday in the US, many of us are griped by uncertainty and fear as our country is facing the most egregious attacks on human rights ever seen in this country, fueled by the election of … Continue reading

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NSNA (National Student Nurses Association) passes two LGBTQ-related resolutions

Each year representatives among the 60,000 nursing students who belong to the NSNA gather for a convention, and consider a host of resolutions for action pertaining to a wide range of issues.  The 2016 conference was from March 30 – … Continue reading

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Sightings in Cuba

Earlier this month I spent a week in Cuba on a trip organized around the theme ‘Health Across Borders” sponsored by MEDICC (Medical Education Cooperation with Cuba).  The entire experience was wonderful and amazing on many different levels, among which was … Continue reading

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Get your Gay Pride On! Time to Celebrate!

June is the time of year when many communities celebrate gay pride – many with a parade that features the best and most outlandish displays of pure joy at the opportunity to loudly and publicly proclaim our LGBTQ identities.  The … Continue reading

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