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Now Accepting Applications for the Out4STEM Internship Program!

We are excited to announce the College of Physicians of Philadelphia is now accepting applications for the 2018-2019 cohort of the Out4STEM Internship Program!

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Happy Birthday Mak

Even before you were born I knew you were always going to be a challenge. You were stubborn from the very beginning.

Although you slept through the night from day one, you kept me on my toes every moment you were awake. 152 more words


Self-care and Marginalized Identities

Self-care has a long history going back to the ancient Greeks, Indians, and Egyptians (Jean; 2017, Mandybur, 2018). According to Abby Jean’s article on ancient beauty rituals, the ancient Greeks held physical beauty to a high regard (Jean, 2017). 1,048 more words

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Fear is Keeping me on the Fence

Fear. What is fear? Here’s a definition of fear – an unpleasant emotion caused by the belief that someone or something is dangerous, likely to cause pain, or a threat. 380 more words


Homelessness amongst LGBTQ+ Youth

Homelessness is a major health issue in the United States. According to the 2017 Annual Homeless Assessment Report (AHAR), on a single night in January 2017, 553,742 people were experiencing homelessness in the United State (Henry, Watt, Rosenthal, Shivji, & Abt, 2017). 2,115 more words


Thousands of teens will undergo 'conversion therapy' in near future, study estimates

Thousands of teens will undergo ‘conversion therapy’ in near future, study estimates:

“Conversion therapy continues to be used on LGBTQ youth in the U.S. despite widespread support for ending the controversial practice, according to a new report.”



"Passing" - The Epic Trans Struggle

So here’s the thing, I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again. I have zero desire to be seen as a cis man. But damn if that’s not hard some days. 483 more words