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COVID-19 Is Quietly Ravaging The LGBTQ Community

SearchCOVID-19 is quietly ravaging the LGBTQ community July 21, 2020 / COVID-19, Health Equity, Older Adults From The Hill by David Johns and Earl Fowlkes Jr. A growing body of research is showing that Black people are being hit disproportionately hard by the COVID-19 pandemic, but a lack of LGBTQ-inclusive data designed to capture ...
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Local Nonprofit Working To Help Black LGBTQIA+ Impacted By COVID-19

By: Amicia Ramsey Updated: May 20, 2020 - 10:13 PM MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The black LBGTQ+ community in the Mid-South is working to get federal dollars for resources to help people of color who have been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic. FOX13 spoke with the executive director if the Tri-State Black Pride who ...
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A Special Mother’s Day Tribute! Loving Our LGBTQ Children!

On today we pause to recognize that not all LGBTQ children are able to call their mom on Mother's Day. Some of these relationships were severed by the parent(s) because of their childs sexuality. TUV Magazine has been intentional about creating space to open the dialogue for parent(s) to have ...
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TUV MAGAZINE 2020 MAY-JUNE ISSUE IS VIBRATING HIGHER!

"Hope rises like a phoenix from the ashes of shattered dreams. Our greatest glory is not in never failing but in rising every time we fall." S.A. Sachs_ & Confuscious The 2020 May-June Vibrate Higher Issue is dedicated to Living with a Purpose. We believe that People who live a life of purpose have core beliefs and ...
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Sampson McCormick Stars in New LGBT Film About Mental Health

A Different Direction”, http://www.sampsoncomedy.com is a story about a black, gay man named Frankie who struggles to make a living, while facing the challenges of being at a crossroads of doing what’s best for his personal wellness… one of the most courageous and heartbreaking decisions he has to make. Sampson McCormick ...
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“RECLAIMING MY TIME” READ HOW CEDRIC GUM SIMPLIFIES THE EXECUTION!

The year is 2008. It is early spring. Lights up on a confused, depressed, sexually free, angry, yet well-mannered and respectful little black boy from Arkansas, struggling to find his identity during his second semester of college. For 18 years, he lived uncomfortably as those around him made decisions about ...
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Why I Never Set “New Year’s Resolutions”

Over the last 10 years as a personal trainer, I have become clairvoyant in determining people’s wants and needs in terms of losing weight, gaining energy and obtaining optimal health! The questions vary from season to season, so in acknowledgment of the new year, I’m going to answer one of ...
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HIV Decriminalization: HIV isn’t a Crime

During the early years of the HIV epidemic, a number of states implemented HIV-specific criminal exposure laws. Such laws imposed criminal penalties against people living with HIV who knew their HIV status and potentially exposed others to the virus, which at the time was considered as virtually lethal. Today, however, ...
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CEDRIC GUM “HIV POSITIVE & WAITING TO EXHALE”

For many of us, being diagnosed with HIV may come as a total surprise. Oftentimes, we’re made to believe that we’ve done something wrong, that we’ve single-handedly ruined the rest of our lives -- the “end of the world” as many still proclaim. There is this societal misrepresentation of black ...
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