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the ramblings of a medical professional by day, judgmental ginger by night

Over the counter birth control?

The junior senator from Colorado is embarking on some rather unusual territory for a Republican – Cory Gardner is leading a new push to allow women to purchase birth control without a prescription. Interestingly, Gardner’s bill has received support from … Continue reading

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Most Distinctive Cause of Death in Each State

The CDC recently released an interesting map depicting the most “distinctive” cause of death in each state from 2001 through 2010.  These causes of death are not the most common – that would be cancer or heart disease in every … Continue reading

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Memorial Day

Ok, so the beach day was actually yesterday… but I’m also not working today so the card works. On a more serious note – we, as a nation, owe a huge debt of gratitude to the brave men and women … Continue reading

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Ireland goes all in on marriage equality

Congratulations Ireland, and well done by the Irish people for choosing the side of equality!

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Marriage Equality in Ireland

If I knew how to say marriage equality in Gaelic, I would have titled this post differently, but today is already shaping up to be a historic day across the pond in Ireland. Voters in the Republic of Ireland are … Continue reading

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the fight continues… part 2

It’s almost like Huffington Post read my blog piece titled “the fight continues….” and then decided to write an article about what other LGBT rights still need to be won (assuming the Supreme Court rules for marriage equality). You can … Continue reading

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The couples that are ‘meant to be’ are the ones who go through everything that is meant to tear them apart and come out even stronger than they were before.

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