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Remembrance and Community on Memorial Day

Remembrance and Community on Memorial Day

Memorial Day is a day of solemn reflection and remembrance of those who died while serving in the US military. This Memorial Day, I attended a ceremony hosted by the American Legion in La Pine, Oregon – attended by around 200 people, 150 of whom were Veterans. Many Americans observe Memorial Day by visiting cemeteries or memorials and adorning...

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Supporting LGBTQ Teens Online – Safe Social Spaces

Supporting LGBTQ Teens Online – Safe Social Spaces

Queer people have found community online since the internet started. YouthLine’s Safe Social Spaces, a social media outreach program, is not a specifically queer program, but most of our contacts are queer. Many of our contacts don’t feel like they have a community in person or have families who aren’t helping them access affirming services....

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