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Social Causes: How to Best Join the Conversation

Unless you're living under a rock, you've heard that the U.S. Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage late last month, marking a significant change to a law that many fought against for decades. Individuals and companies alike celebrated the decision with rallies, parades, and speeches. Many public companies and government entities, including the White House, lit up with rainbow hues to demonstrate their support of the monumental decision. Facebook even created an app to overlay … [Read More]

The Underrepresentation of the LGBT Community in Health Care and Clinical Trials

For any of you devout Healthyist readers, you may have noticed that my blog posts come from a place of annoyance over my current social media news feeds, and one this is no different. Today, I am talking about a solid 75 percent of recent posts: Caitlyn Jenner. Why am I annoyed by this? Well, first, it is taking up the majority of my news feed, which is usually reserved for cute pictures of animals. However, and more importantly, it is showcasing how clearly misunderstood and underrepr… [Read More]
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