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Make Space, Listen, Offer Hope: How To Help A Child At Risk Of Suicide

Link to source: https://www.kunc.org/npr-news/2021-02-02/child-psychiatrists-warn-that-the-pandemic-may-be-driving-up-kids-suicide-risk For ways to help kids at risk,read Part 2 of this story. If you or someone you know may be considering suicide, contact theNational Suicide Prevention Lifelineat 1-800-273-8255 (en español: 1-888-628-9454; deaf and hard of hearing:dial 711, then 1-800-273-8255) or theCrisis Text Lineby texting HOME to 741741. Anthony Orr was almost done with his high…

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Queer Catholics Demand More Than Words From Bishops Seeking To Protect LGBTQ Youth

From Huffington Post: https://m.huffpost.com/us/entry/us_6010685dc5b67848ee7bfabf/amp After her gay son died by suicide in 2010, Jane Clementi made it her mission to stop the bullying of queer youth. So when an opportunity arose to work with bishops in the U.S. Roman Catholic Church ― which has long considered queer love to be sinful ― the grieving mother…

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Today begins Black History Month

Today begins #BlackHistoryMonth& this year, our Mental Health team is focused on continuing our education & strengthening our allyship w/ Black Americans. We hope our LGBTQ 🏳️‍🌈 community will join us in seeking compassion for one another, & to celebrate how the diverse, complex Black history has shaped America. ❤️🧡💛💚💙💜 We are here, & until we get…

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Executive Order on Enabling All Qualified Americans to Serve Their Country in Uniform

President Biden — January 25, 2021 — Link to whitehouse.gov post. By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, it is hereby ordered as follows: Section 1.  Policy.  All Americans who are qualified to serve in the Armed Forces of the United States (“Armed Forces”) should be…

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President Biden signs Executive Order on Preventing and Combating Discrimination on the Basis of Gender Identity or Sexual Orientation

Executive Order on Preventing and Combating Discrimination on the Basis of Gender Identity or Sexual Orientation  JANUARY 20, 2021 • PRESIDENTIAL ACTIONS  By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, it is hereby ordered as follows:  Section 1. Policy. Every person should be…

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Coffee Talk!

Coffee Talk is a Virtual Social Group for Women 55+ Hosted by the Utah Pride Center Counselling Services; Facilitated by Erin Davies MSWi Held Fridays from 10:00am – 11:00am. Group Starts Friday February 5th at 10:00am. Ends April 16th. To participate email Erin at [email protected]

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Religious Trauma Process Group starting January 18, running for 10 weeks, 2 hours on Monday nights, virtual. Free!

The Religious Trauma Process group is a hybrid psychoeducational group/open process group for LGBTQ+ adults, 18 and up, with anxiety, identity issues, and trauma compounded by association with religion, whether it be culturally or spiritually. The group will consist of 10 sessions, with each session being 2 hours in length. The first 2 sessions will…

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Study on Gender-Based Violence

#YouToo? We are excited to announce the launching a new study examining gender-based violence targeting sexual and gender minorities (SGM), particularly women (e.g., lesbian, bisexual, transgender) in university contexts. Due to the stigma that many marginalized groups experience, they may be at greater social risk, while simultaneously having access to fewer social resources. We are inviting you…

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Sorteo de Drive-up de Acción para el Dia de Gracias!!

Patrocinadores: Crossroads Urban Center y Harmons Neighborhood. Distributión de comida por coche 25 de Miércoles — 10:00 AM to 3:30 PM Estacionamiento del estadio del Smith’s Ballpark (consulte las instrucciones a continuación) 77 West 1300 South (lado norte de 1300 South) Opciones de acceso directo disponibles Cómo funciona: Ingrese a Paxton Avenue desde West Temple.…

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Say Their Names: Transgender Day of Remembrance

Remembering those who lost their lives to transgender violence from 11/20/2019 to 11/20/2020 Candlelight Vigil and Reading of Names Tonight Project Rainbow and the Transgender Education Advocates (TEA) will be reading the names of those we have lost during a candlelight vigil. You are invited to watch virtually on Facebook Live from 6 p.m. – 7 p.m. Transgender Day of Remembrance…

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Utah Pride Center honors LGBTQ+ veterans with specially designed flag

Jonathan Foulk, Utah Pride Center associate executive director, left, and intern Erin Davies raise a newly designed LGBTQ+ veterans flag at the Utah Pride Center in Salt Lake City on Veterans Day Wednesday morning. “Queer people have served this country and have not only fought for LGBTQ+ rights but for the rights of all American…

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January SOSA Cycle

The Utah Pride Center is beginning a new cycle of Survivors of Suicide Attempt (SOSA) support group on Wednesday, January 6, 2021. This group provides a welcoming and safe space to express yourself and grow from your experience while building relationships. Currently, we use a virtual platform for our weekly meetings. “You can make connections…

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From NPR: Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Champion Of Gender Equality, Dies At 87

September 18, 20207:28 PM ET NINA TOTENBERGFacebookTwitter Bettmann/Corbis Doug Mills/AP Adam Nadel/AP C.J. Gunther/AP Getty Images Haraz Ghanbari/AP Jason Reed/Reuters /Landov Kevin Wolf/AP Ed Bailey/AP Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the demure firebrand who in her 80s became a legal, cultural and feminist icon, died Friday. The Supreme Court announced her death, saying the cause was…

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