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Opinion – QNotes

Being Happy in Your M2F Trans Life

Spiritual Reflections

Male to Female (M2F) trans people are among the kindest and most sensitive people in this world. And, that is because we have endured so much pain on our journeys.

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Popular HIV Drug May Result in Serious Injury

Legal Eagles: Manufacturer at Center of Controversy

Truvada, a popular medication used to treat and even prevent HIV, has been connected with serious complications, including lactic acidosis, kidney failure, liver problems and bone problems.

How many more Ed Bucks are out there?

Op-Ed

Los Angeles LGBTQ activist and Democratic donor Ed Buck’s arrest on Sept. 17 offers a lens into both the widespread use of crystal meth in a segment of the gay male community.

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When Back to School is Difficult

Spiritual Reflections

Our young people are needing us to step up and be present in their lives. Young people who identify as LGBTQ need us. Children of LGBTQ families need us. And, with the beginning of a new school year, these young people need each of us.

Navigating Changes After Divorce

Legal Eagles: Creating the New You

Let’s be real — divorce is TOUGH, and so is figuring out your and your family’s new life in the weeks and months that follow finalizing your split. And, there’s a case to be made for it being even tougher for those in the LGBTQIA+ community.

New York Pride/World Pride

Jesse's Journal

Wherever you went, from Harlem to Brooklyn, queer people and our allies were in full force. Most of New York’s famous museums had LGBTQ exhibits. … the Village Voice photographer who captured the Stonewall Uprising, as well as other pivotal events in LGBTQ and New York City history.

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Healing the Soul with Music

Spiritual Reflections

A good speech or sermon can stimulate the mind or touch the heart; but it is music that can heal the soul. … music is spiritual. Not because it was necessarily written to be so, but for the way in which our bodies interpret it.

Alimony, child custody, equitable distribution, oh my!

Legal Eagles: A Checklist If Your Marriage Isn’t Going to Last

Since the United States Supreme Court decision Obergefell vs Hodges in 2015, all individuals in the United States have a right to marry whomever they want. All individuals also have a right to separate and divorce from their spouse.

A Cuban Loves Lucy

Jesse's Journal

Recently I dropped into a Family Dollar store in Columbia, Tenn., where I noticed a nostalgia magazine by the cash register. Lucille Ball was on the cover.