Category: LGBTQ

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5 Reasons Ruth Bader Ginsburg Was A Champion for LGBTQ Rights

During her 27-year term on the Supreme Court, Ruth Bader Ginsburg proved a powerful ally to the LGBTQ community time and again.  From her early decisions that struck down discrimination based on sexual orientation, to the time she… Read More

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LGBTQ People Are Getting Hooked On These Drugs

And You’ve Probably Got Them In Your Medicine Cabinet  Addiction rates are 2-4 times higher in the LGBTQ community than in the general population.  And while most studies about LGBTQ substance abuse focus on alcohol, tobacco and illicit drugs,… Read More

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4 Reasons Gender Pronouns Matter More Than You Think

4 Reasons Gender Pronouns Matter More Than You Think (#3 Will Surprise You) Have you ever introduced yourself to someone, mentioned your name a few times throughout the conversation, and still the other person signs off “Bye John”… Read More

When Party and Play Stops

The Devastating Consequences of Meth Addiction on the Gay Community There’s a health crisis wreaking havoc on the gay community and no one’s talking about it. And no, it’s not HIV – at least, not entirely. Since the… Read More

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LGBTQ Pride 2019

The month of June is here and that means Pride is in full swing! As we have mentioned in previous posts, the celebration of Gay Pride or LGBTQ Pride is “the positive stance against discrimination and violence” toward… Read More

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7 Reasons Why Choosing an LGBTQ-Affirmative Program Matters

There is much to consider when choosing a treatment program for substance abuse and addiction, but one of the most important aspects of this process is to make sure the facility of your choice takes all your needs,… Read More

Ashlee Marie Preston “Strikes The Balance”

Written by Paulo Murillo for WehoTimes Ashlee Marie Preston needs little introduction in recovery spaces. The Louisville, Kentucky native is a media personality, producer, writer, speaker, and civil rights activist. She is the Host/Executive Producer of her own… Read More

Intersectionality Within LGBTQ – Affirmative Treatment

Intersectionality is an important consideration for LGBTQ-affirmative treatment centers. It is necessary for individuals who treat patients at these facilities to understand intersectionality and its importance in the LGBTQ community as well as its effects on mental disorders… Read More

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Strut Your Pride

  Strut Your Pride If there was ever a time to strut your pride, this is the time. With all that is going on in the world- the need to claim, own and celebrate YOUR fierce uniqueness, as… Read More

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