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Left Field by Patricia Nell Warren “Morality” as a reason to deny healthcare may soon become law. In recent months, we’ve heard the drumbeat of the...

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Ruby's Rap by Ruby Comer Assisi, Italy At last, I made it! Ever since I chose St. Francis of Assisi (1182–1226) to be my patron saint...

Jump In!

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Serodifferent relationships can work, but, to be successful, partners (and those around them) need to be aware of how to empower themselves. Here are...

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If You Stand for Nothing

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Everything to Declare

Never one to jump to conclusions, but I might as well start a new bad habit, what with the way the news flow has...

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Ruby's Rap by Ruby Comer Mitchell Anderson I miss Karen Carpenter. Every time I hear her angelic voice on a recording it soothes and stimulates my...

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Just*in Time: July 2015

Hey Justin— I have to get lab work done because I’m pregnant, and it is also a requirement to get an HIV test, but I’m...

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