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Still a fight

As an Trans Woman I feel that we continue to demand respect. We constantly have to be called out our names, we call for help an our cry is overlooked. I feel we been ridiculed an sexual taken advantage of. We’re seen as easy targets an seen as a joke of some sort. But it’s still a fight for equality. On August.17.2020 , Videos posted on Instagram on Monday, shows Videos by transgender influencer Eden the Doll . Shows the three social media influencers Eden The Doll, Joslyn Allen and Jaslene Busanet, said they were waiting for an Uber when… Keep Reading

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Businesses Still Thriving Through This Pandemic

Even though we are going through this crazy pandemic, businesses are still thriving an going. But my question is how has the pandemic affected businesses? What has changed or not changed? An if the pandemic hasn’t affected some businesses what is it that you do? An what inspires you as an owner to keep going? I’ve went an interviewed two independent business owners an got their insight. For me as an writer an independent contractor myself I know the pandemic has affected me in some ways. Not being able to go out an physically go an network an promote. Which… Keep Reading

Homelessness In America
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Homelessness In America

Due to decades of misguided and faulty policies, homelessness is a serious problem. Over half a million people go homeless on a single night in the United States. Approximately 65 percent are found in homeless shelters, and the other 35 percent—just under 200,000—are found unsheltered on our streets (in places not intended for human habitation, such as sidewalks, parks, cars, or abandoned buildings). Homelessness almost always involves people facing desperate situations and extreme hardship. They must make choices among very limited options, often in the context of extreme duress, substance abuse disorders, untreated mental illness, or unintended consequences from well-intentioned… Keep Reading

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Depression & Anxiety

It is possible to have both depression and anxiety at the same time. Many people with anxiety go through bouts of occasional depression. Symptoms of depression and anxiety often co-occur in certain disorders. In fact, according to the National Institute of Mental Health,1 major depression often accompanies panic disorder and other anxiety disorders. While depression and anxiety have distinct clinical features, there is some overlap of symptoms. For example, in both depression and anxiety, irritability, decreased concentration and impaired sleep are common. It is not uncommon to experience occasional and brief periods of feeling down and anxious. These episodes are… Keep Reading

Ebonee Arielle LeTriece
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Ebonee Arielle Le’Triece:

Ebonee Arielle Le’Triece (“Coach Ebonee”) – professional dancer, choreographer, director and instructor – was born in Cleveland, Ohio and got her start as a competitive gymnast and figure skater, and then a recording artist and singer/songwriter – before she transitioned into dance in high school.  The combination of her athletic and artistic backgrounds gave Ebonee a strong foundation in technique and musical inclination, which she has used to build an impressive and versatile 15-year+ career in dance and performance art. Ebonee took her first hip hop class at Millennium Dance Complex in Los Angeles at 16-years-old, and continued to pursue… Keep Reading

Shadie Luke
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I am Sadie Luke,

I am Sadie Luke, and I was born and raised in Sacramento.  I have been actively protesting for various issue since I was 18 years old but it wasn’t until January 2017 when all of my career, academic and personal goals shifted and my entire life became about activism. As an international studies and political science student I was learning about human rights so when an executive order banning Muslims from entering the country I knew I had to stand up for the basic freedoms of religion. My ultimate goal is to be in a position to help shape policies.… Keep Reading

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Will Things Go Back?

Through it all, we have held it together as Americans. Going through a crazy Pandemic an Protesting, we’ve still manage to work through it. But the big question is will we go back to living our normal lives? When will this crazy time that we’re going through in the world be over? Who knows? But it’s a conversation that should an needs to be had. Not only have businesses shut down. But we also have a huge number of so many individuals unemployed. The employment-population ratio — the number of employed people as a percentage of the U.S. adult population… Keep Reading

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Woman Empowerment An Acknowledgement

OSTARA is an offering to the Goddess, the Queens, the Mothers, and the Bad Bitches. It’s a jewelry lifestyle brand with Soul. Ritual in Adornment, Astrology, and Women’s Empowerment coaching and courses all culminate within this divine cosmic realm. My name is Brittany Grace, owner and designer of OSTARA. I created this brand…well, this brand really created itself with the purpose of making talismans that would speak to the soul of each of its wearers. Each of my designs uses symbols and components that are infused with meaning – astrological and earthly. Some are more steeped in esoteric/cosmic wisdom and… Keep Reading

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Just A Secret

Why is it that we as trans feel like we’re a secret? Why do we feel as if sometimes we must be silent? Do we have a voice? Why when using our voice or opinions we’re not heard? But the thing that gets me is when It comes to relationships an friendships why aren’t we treated the same? I feel we as trans look for love an acceptance sometimes from anywhere possible. Which brings me to my question. Why is it that most men feel we are a fetish? Have we put that perspective on ourselves? Have we open that… Keep Reading

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Just The Tip

For Years we’ve been fighting this disease this virus which we call, “H.I.V”. Which is killing most of our, L.G.B.T Community. If it’s not from the hands from gay bashing or malicious heterosexuals. Though scientists created an prevention medication. But still no cure. I say all that to say this. When will we have more programs an services to offer to not only our, L.G.B.T Youth, but our L.G.B.T Community? Or the question I have for our, L.G.B.T. When will we take responsibility for our choices? An what I mean by that is, always wearing protection, keeping up with your… Keep Reading

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