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Denver Mayor Moves To Ban Conversion Therapy For LGBTQ Minors
“These terrible practices that target our youth simply for being who they are, are dangerous and immoral," Hancock said.
Powerful Photos Show What Life With Depression Is Really Like
The creator of this photo series wants to break down stigmas and challenge what we think we know.
What People Get Wrong About Suicides On Tribal Lands
The conversation around mental health and Native Americans needs to change, says expert Doreen Bird.
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One Of Her Classmates Died By Suicide. Then Another. Then She Said ‘Enough.’
Her community suffered a spike in youth suicides. Now they’re fighting back, and teens are leading the charge.
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Body-Positive Advocates Share The Hate, Love And Horror Of Promoting Self-Love
"I may not be everyone’s cup of tea, but I don’t want everyone to drink me anyway ― it would leave me drained.”
Teen Receives Standing Ovation After Coming Out As Gay To Catholic School
"Announcing yourself to the world is pretty terrifying,” Stannard said in his keynote speech.
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FDA Moves To Ban Menthol Cigarettes And Flavored Cigars, Restrict Vaping
An "astonishing" uptick in teens’ use of e-cigarettes helped drive the proposed rules, said FDA chief Scott Gottlieb.
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If You Have Anxiety, These Illustrations Will Speak To You On A Deep Level
This artist's work is way too real.
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No One At Work Had Any Idea I’m Trans. Here’s Why I Decided To Tell Them.
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Six years after starting my transition, I decided I needed to come out again.
She Was Paralyzed After Escaping An Attacker. Now She’s Crutching A Marathon.
"I can stand and walk and use my arms and upper body," the 25-year-old said. "Why not use that?"
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USA Women’s Gymnastics Team Crowned World Champions ― Again
Simone Biles and her teammates will return from Doha, Qatar, with gold medals.
How Practicing Witchcraft Helped This Woman Heal From Trauma
Haylin Belay uses her magic rituals to heal from past trauma and to find inner power.
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Kevin Love Encourages More Men To Speak Up About Anxiety
"Having the courage to be upfront with this kind of thing has been unlike anything I’ve ever experienced," Love said.
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Self-Acceptance Doesn’t Happen Overnight. Just Ask Iskra Lawrence.
It's taken years years of hard work to get to the confident place where this body-positive model is now.
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13 Little Ways You Can Help Someone Who Has Experienced Trauma
Your support means more than you think.
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Johns Hopkins University Names Medical Building After Henrietta Lacks
In the 1950s, the university's hospital stole cells from Lacks, who has been called the "mother of modern medicine."
This College Football Female Coach Has A Great Prediction For Women In The Sport
“It doesn’t matter if you’re a man or a woman. It matters if you know your stuff.”
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What It’s Like To Work At A Suicide Crisis Hotline
"Had a shotgun across his lap. He was ready to take his life."
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95-Year-Old Veteran Sets Record As World’s Oldest Scuba Diver
Ray Woolley broke his own record, which he set last year.
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Busy Philipps Shut Down A Body-Shaming Troll By Correcting His Grammar
The "Dawson's Creek" actress made sure to cross her Ts and dot her Is in this burn. 😂
Breaking Down The Discrimination That Femme Gay Men Face In The LGBTQ Community
As a femme gay man, Corey Camperchioli was teased for his feminine traits. Now he wears femininity as a badge of honor.
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The Triumph Of Choosing A Single, Childfree Life At 40
Glynnis MacNicol’s new memoir explores what it’s like to be a woman whose life has “officially become the wrong answer."
Blogger Katie Sturino Shares An Important Point On Clothing Sizes And Happiness
The entrepreneur says she's much nicer to her body at a size 16 than she ever was at a size 12.
Queer And Trans People Are Revolutionizing The Beauty Industry
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Why is the beauty world now ready to make sure marginalized people can take their proverbial seat at the vanity?
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Hailee Steinfeld’s Self-Care Advice Should Be Required Reading
"Know that it’s OK to feel the way you’re feeling and express yourself to people around you," the star says.
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Opinion | Americans Are Finally Waking Up About Ableism
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Now it's on everyone to do better.
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