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Conference to highlight importance of mental health in lesbian, bisexual and queer women | Star Observer

Conference to highlight importance of mental health in lesbian, bisexual and queer women | Star Observer.

THE health and wellbeing of lesbian, bisexual and queer women has come into focus after beyondblue, in partnership with the Victorian Aids Council (VAC) and the Rainbow Network, funded a research project exploring alcohol and other drug use by LGBT-oriented women. 38 more words

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Khalida Brohi: How I work to protect women from honor killings | Talk Video | TED.com

Khalida Brohi: How I work to protect women from honor killings | Talk Video | TED.com.

TED

 Nearly 1000 “honor” killings are reported in Pakistan each year, murders by a family member for behavior deemed “shameful,” such as a relationship outside of marriage. 59 more words

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Photography For a Cause

Good morning everyone! As I mentioned in yesterday’s post, I have something special planned for today. My friend Annie, creator of the blog For The Greater Goods, who I worked with last year on mutual guest blog posts (which you can read… 639 more words

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NSW POLICE CONFIDENT OF POSITIVE MARDI GRAS DESPITE INVESTIGATION CALLS

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Surry Hills superintendent makes comments as force prepares to celebrates 25 years of gay and lesbian liaison officers.

THE NSW police officer with ultimate responsibility for LGBTI relations has said he believes the force will get a positive reception at Mardi Gras despite recent calls for the policing of the LGBTI community to be investigated. 85 more words

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Allen Zderad Sees Wife for First Time in Decade After 'Bionic' Eye Implant

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A 68-year-old Minnesota man was able to see his wife for the first time in a decade last week after becoming the fifteenth person in the country to receive a “bionic eye” implant. 133 more words

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I Went to a Cuddling Convention

The Daily Beast 

Charging $60-80 an hour, the business of professional cuddling is booming. But does cuddling with a paid stranger do more harm than good? 134 more words

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Cleaning Up My Local Trails

Richardson continues to impress me with their network of great bike and pedestrian access routes throughout the city. As part of that, we have some really nice multi-purpose trails. 239 more words

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