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Maria Dominguez – QNotes

Women’s health risks go beyond breast cancer

Professionals and survivors speak on diabetes, heart disease and strokes

Breast cancer is a serious issue, but other risks to women’s health are not as publicized or as known to the general population — to the detriment of those most at risk.

Our People: Q&A with Dee Murray

Post-anesthesia care unit registered nurse

Murray is a registered nurse who says she hid her orientation at work for years, only to discover that when she came out, most were accepting.

Loving those left behind: caring for older kids in foster care

Foster care professionals and parents speak out

“There is a misconception that older children bring more challenges, have severe problems and are harder to maintain,” Batts told qnotes. “Older children in foster care face the stigma of being unmanageable, set in their ways and having too many behavioral issues. This is a huge problem because parents do not think they can reach this population.”

LGBTQ Christians come together at Rolling the Stone Away Conference

St. Louis conference honors ‘LGBTQIA saints and prophets’

“Rolling the Stone Away,” its website declares, is “a conference for LGBTQIA saints and prophets — generations past and present — to honor our history and empower our future.” Leaders from 13 different LGBTQ organizations united in planning the conference, the first of its kind in history.