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How To Stay Calm During An Unexpected Emergency

Mental Health

You never know when a disaster may strike unexpectantly. Unfortunately, a person can become paralyzed by fear and anxiety to the point that they are unable to function or think clearly when something does happen.

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Passover: A Time for Understanding

Spiritual Reflections

Passover is coming soon. The first night is Wednesday, April 8 (15th of Nisan on the Jewish calendar). Jews will gather around tables for a meal and a Seder in which we will read from the Haggadah. Due to the coronavirus pandemic and directives for shelter-in-place, some may even do this virtually, observing distancing guidelines where warranted.

‘Bodies and Barriers: Queer Activists on Health’

Out in Print

You woke up this morning feeling pretty good. That was quite a relief: in these frightening, uncertain times, every day of wellness is a bonus — especially when you consider that healthcare for a gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender or queer patient can be different than what straight people require.

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Transgender woman appeals to America’s employers

Beyond the Carolinas

Out & Equal Workplace Advocates, in partnership with the American Civil Liberties Union, released an open letter to America’s employers written by Aimee Stephens, the transgender woman who was fired because of her identity and whose case is now pending before the Supreme Court.

CSE announced COVID-19 rapid response grants

Carolinas News Notes

As the nation confronts the significant and unprecedented challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Campaign for Southern Equality (CSE) created a rapid response grant round to quickly route funds to individuals, families and community organizations across the LGBTQ South.

Technology partnership navigates digital work world

Beyond the Carolinas

Out Leadership launched an expanded Out Leadership (OL) Cafe with the support of partner Ten Thousand Coffees, offering extended networking and talent development opportunities to members across the globe in response to the COVID-19 crisis.

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Inclusion at center of whitepaper

Beyond the Carolinas

Fuse, LLC released a new whitepaper on gender inclusion and the importance to Gen Z. The fight for gender equity and against gender bias has been ramping up in recent years.

What Makes Grown-ups Grow Up?

Tell Trinity

A reader asks: “I slept with my best friend’s partner. It just happened! Now, the partner wants to do it again and is very persistent. Help!”

Free museums, cherry blossoms, and more

It’s always a great time to visit or revisit Washington, D.C. — or DMV as the locals call it (the District, Maryland, and Virginia). Winter ended March 1 and spring is about to arrive which, of course, means cherry blossoms. There’s so much to do —  and much of it free.

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