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  • Bonus for Moms with High Risk Pregnancies

    Bonus for Moms with High Risk Pregnancies
    Any woman who has ever been pregnant knows just how much you get poked and prodded along the way.  There's the first visit to the OB/GYN when, at least for me, I was so excited and anxious and then they run down the list of tests they'd like to do, and...
  • Savage Love: Your Sister's Keeper

    Savage Love: Your Sister's Keeper
    Two years ago, I found a letter in my sister's car informing her that the blood she gave during a charity blood drive had tested positive for HIV. I didn't say anything to her at the time, because it was a really bad time, I wasn't supposed to find out,...
  • When It Comes To Celebrating Marriage Equality, No Two Weddings Are The Same

    When It Comes To Celebrating Marriage Equality, No Two Weddings Are The Same
    “I now pronounce you husband and wife” is no longer the only phrase that can legally issue couples into wedded life in Connecticut. The words can now be “husband and husband” or “wife and wife.” Although those three...
  • Getting Help For Bullied Gay Teens

    In the past two weeks there have been a series of teen boys who have committed suicide because they were bullied at school because their classmates believed that they were gay. Their names were Seth Walsh, Justin Aaberg, Billy Lucas , and Asher Brown....
  • Eco-friendly Ridgefield Inn, a Haven for Weddings

    Eco-friendly Ridgefield Inn, a Haven for Weddings
    The two Pakistani brides dressed in traditional native costumes looked lovingly at each other as Justice of the Peace Barbara Simkins pronounced them married. “They looked absolutely magnificent,” says Simkins, who with her fiancé Natacha...
  • Here Arrive the Grooms

    Here Arrive the Grooms
    With same sex marriages legal in Connecticut, many gay male and lesbian couples have been tying the equality knot. After 29 years together, Garrett Stack and John Anderson of Woodbridge had a church wedding in 2009. “There is nothing traditional...
  • Help Available For Gay And Lesbian Teens

    LGBTQ Spirit Day is a day to remember all those young people who took their lives because of their sexual orientation. They were bullied at school, in their communities or at home because of their sexual orientation and in honor of them people across...
  • Coming Out

    Coming Out
  • Don't Ask, Don't Tell: Gays In The Military

    Don't Ask, Don't Tell: Gays In The Military
  • Growth, transportation key in Orange District 4 race

    Growth, transportation key in Orange District 4 race
    Southeast Orange County is home to a growing Hispanic population vying for political power. It's also facing some of the region's most intense development pressures. In the Aug. 26 nonpartisan primary for this County Commission District 4 region,...
  • Fixing Glitches In State's Anti-Racial Profiling System

    HARTFORD – The latest statewide data on Connecticut police traffic stops indicates that minorities are being stopped at rates higher than population statistics would suggest is normal. State officials are now crunching those numbers to determine...