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Profile of Co-Founder Amelia

Profile of Co-Founder Amelia

So proud to see Amelia profiled in the Philadelphia Gay News!  

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PTSD: Post Trump Stress Disorder

PTSD: Post Trump Stress Disorder

The texts started coming in early the morning of the Biden-Harris Inauguration. “Today is the day!” “We’ve waited for this and it’s finally here!” Later in the day, after Trump exited the White House and boarded his plane, the social media posts started. “I can finally breathe,” so many of them said. “He’s really gone.” Then, I got a few texts asking, “Are you so excited?” “Yes!” I wrote and immediately deleted before pressing send. “Yup,” I tried next, but I deleted that one as well. I settled on, “I’ll get there,” which was the most honest and optimistic reply...

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The Legislative Branch's Move Toward Gender Inclusion

Each year, the US House adopts their new rules package. Current events such as the violence at the Capitol and the upcoming inauguration make it easy to overlook something so routine, but the passing of the 117th Congressional rules package on Monday, January 4, 2021 was not routine, and it deserves our attention. For the first time, the House established a permanent office of Diversity and Inclusion. They renamed the Office of Whistleblower Ombudsman to the Office of the Whistleblower Ombuds. They also approved gender-neutral language in the official rules. Words like Chairman will be replaced with Chair, and seamen...

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