The Kwek Society Bridges Period Poverty Gap for Native American Students | Health

When 13-year-old Gia Mendoza began seventh grade last year at Ignacio Middle School in southwest Colorado, she noticed something was missing from the bathrooms.Gia Mendoza. (courtesy photo)While the school regularly provided toilet paper, soap and paper towels, free and comfortable period products were noticeably absent. “Our school didn’t really talk…

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5th Annual African Yoga Fest – September 24, 2022

For the 5th year in a row, we will gather on the beautiful grounds of H.E.R. Living Campus with yogis and energy workers from various disciplines to share our love for yoga in a natural setting. This… Source: 5th Annual African Yoga Fest

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Disillusionment grips most Zim voters ahead of 2023 – The Zimbabwe Independent

In an interview, political commentator and academic Alexander Rusero noted that elections in Zimbabwe never delivered people’s expression since 1980.“You talk of Zanla’s intimidation of the rural electorate in 1980 that anything outside a Zanu PF victory meant a return to war, the annihilation of Zapu between 1980 and 1987,…

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San Francisco moves to decriminalize plant-based psychedelics – CNN

(CNN)It was probably only a matter of time before San Francisco made it easier to use magic mushrooms in the City by the Bay.On Tuesday, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors unanimously passed a motion to decriminalize plant-based psychedelics like psilocybin and ayahuasca, CNN affiliate KPIX-TV reported.The measure, resolution #220896,…

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Why we’re leaving our beloved Texas home in search of freedom from anti-LGBTQ attacks

In late February, the Texas governor issued a directive ordering the Department of Family and Protective Services to investigate parents for child abuse who provide medically necessary gender-affirming care to their transgender children.Officials already have vowed to introduce a bill in the upcoming session that, like Florida’s “Don’t Say Gay…

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The National Black Nurses Association Holds its 50th Annual Conference in Support of Black Healthcare Professionals  – Ebony

Earlier this summer, the National Black Nurses Association (NBNA) held its 50th annual conference in Chicago, along with a free health fair for the local community. Founded in 1971, the non-profit organization was formed as a collective to represent and advocate for Black nurses, fighting unequal pay and systemic racist…

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Lawmaker Horrified By Consequences Of Abortion Ban Votes For Even Stricter One

Rep. Neal Collins (R), who recently made national headlines when he told his colleagues he didn’t sleep for a week when he learned that a six-week ban he’d helped pass last year could lead to the deaths of miscarrying patients, voted Tuesday night to pass an even stricter abortion ban…

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Revealed: leaked video shows Amy Coney Barrett’s secretive faith group drove women to tears

A leaked video of a recent private People of Praise event, marking its 50th anniversary, shows Dorothy Ranaghan explaining how some female followers of the faith group cried intensely in reaction to the group’s early teachings on “headship” and the “roles of men and women”, in which men are considered…

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