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A Gay Husband, a Dire Diagnosis and the Best-Laid Plans

A Gay Husband, a Dire Diagnosis and the Best-Laid Plans | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

I was just as unprepared to hear my doctor say “lung cancer” as I had been to hear my husband say “I’m gay.”

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Tobacco is a Social Justice Issue: Why the LGBT Community is Among the Hardest Hit by Smoking

Tobacco is a Social Justice Issue: Why the LGBT Community is Among the Hardest Hit by Smoking | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

It is not an accident that smoking rates among lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth are twice the rate for the general population. For decades, African Americans, low-income neighborhoods, LGBTQ communities and those with mental illness have been disproportionally profiled by the tobacco industry with aggressive advertising and promotional efforts. 

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LGBTea: Celebrating Exotic Tastes! Campaign Launch

LGBTea: Celebrating Exotic Tastes! Campaign Launch | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it
LGBTea is a brand of tea that not only delights the taste buds with exotic flavors, like Raging Raspberry and Juicy Tangerine, bu

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For #NationalComingOutDay LGBTea.com launches Indiegogo campaign to help with #LGBTRights and equality. Very little tastes better than a delicious cup of tea knowing your money is supporting #LGBT equality. #NCOD #GayRelevant #GayFoodie

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For #NationalComingOutDay LGBTea.com launches Indiegogo campaign to help with #LGBTRights and equality. Very little tastes better than a delicious cup of tea knowing your money is supporting #LGBT equality. #NCOD #GayRelevant #GayFoodie

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Transgender health care targeted in crusade to undo ACA

Transgender health care targeted in crusade to undo ACA | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

Because Medicaid covers a disproportionately high number of transgender people, the potential change could heap hardship on an already embattled population.

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truth Calls Out Tobacco Industry for Profiling Disguised as Target Marketing

truth Calls Out Tobacco Industry for Profiling Disguised as Target Marketing | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it
Tobacco is not an equal opportunity killer. For decades, African Americans, low-income neighborhoods, LGBTQ communities and those with mental illness have been disproportionately affected by tobacco use—a result of profiling by the tobacco industry.
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