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A Look at Mental Health During Pride Month 2021 – My Brain’s Not Broken

A Look at Mental Health During Pride Month 2021 – My Brain's Not Broken

Last June, during Pride Month, I delved into some stats and data on mental health and the LGBTQ + community. As in many other communities, the numbers of LGBTQ + people dealing with mental health problems vary widely, and the numbers speak for it. And while it won’t be news to our siblings in this…

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BLM

Calgary’s Pride, Trans Pride crosswalks to be repainted after ‘BLM’ vandalism – Calgary

Calgary’s Pride, Trans Pride crosswalks to be repainted after ‘BLM’ vandalism - Calgary

A permanent rainbow crosswalk in downtown Calgary will be re-painted after being spray-painted with “BLM” — the acronym for Black Lives Matter – last month. It’s not known exactly when the vandalism occurred, but Calgary Pride shared the news publicly in a tweet on Sept. 27. Calgary Pride has been made aware of the BLM spray paint on the…

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Calgary Pride to leave BLM vandalism on downtown rainbow crosswalk in support of movement

Calgary Pride to leave BLM vandalism on downtown rainbow crosswalk in support of movement

A permanent rainbow crosswalk in downtown Calgary has once again been spray painted, but this time Calgary Pride said it won’t be removing the graffiti. In a tweet Sunday evening, Calgary Pride explained that “BLM” — the acronym for Black Lives Matter — had been spray-painted on the crosswalk. It’s not known when the vandalism…

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Motivational Stories

Carl Sandburg on Transcending the Pride and Vanity that Paralyze Social Justice – Brain Pickings

Carl Sandburg on Transcending the Pride and Vanity that Paralyze Social Justice – Brain Pickings

Carl Sandburg (January 6, 1878–July 22, 1967) left school at the age of thirteen to labor as a milk-wagon driver, then went on to win not one, not two, but three Pulitzer Prizes and to compose verses so beloved he would be remembered as “the Poet of the People.” During the years he spent working…

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