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Why a Republican Trans Candidate is good for Trans People
13 May, 2021
Why a Republican Trans Candidate is good for Trans People

By K. Shalini If Caitlyn Jenner were running to be governor of California as a Democrat, she would be seen universally as a historic figure. Regardless of her chances of winning the recall race to replace California Governor Gavin Newsom, Jenner is the highest-profile trans figure in national polit..Read More

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A mysterious, devastating brain disorder is afflicting dozens in one Canadian province
13 May, 2021
A mysterious, devastating brain disorder is afflicting dozens in one Canadian province

By Dwaipayan For years, the neurologist in Moncton, New Brunswick, has seen patients with symptoms common to Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease, a fatal brain disorder that affects 1 in 1 million people each year. But diagnostic testing for the rare neurodegenerative syndrome keeps coming back negative, mo..Read More

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Evangelical Lutheran Church elects first transgender bishop
12 May, 2021
Evangelical Lutheran Church elects first transgender bishop

By K. Shalini A Lutheran pastor in California has become the first transgender bishop in a major American Christian denomination. On Saturday, the Rev. Megan Rohrer, pastor at San Francisco’s Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church, was elected bishop for the Sierra Pacific Synod of the Evangelica..Read More

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Strongest evidence yet shows SARS-CoV-2 may insert Itself into the human genome
12 May, 2021
Strongest evidence yet shows SARS-CoV-2 may insert Itself into the human genome

By Dwaipayan Our genome is a graveyard littered with genetic fragments of viruses that once plagued our ancestors. If a controversial claim by MIT researchers withstands the criticisms being leveled at it, the virus behind the current pandemic has a fair chance of joining them. Having a few chunks..Read More

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The fight to clear a Montana woman who killed her abusive Ex
10 May, 2021
The fight to clear a Montana woman who killed her abusive Ex

By K. Shalini The woman on the phone that night was Rachel Bellesen, the 38-year-old coordinator at the nearby Abbie Shelter for domestic violence survivors. The shelter director, Hilary Shaw, described Bellesen as a "powerhouse" and a natural caretaker, one of her most talented shelter employees b..Read More

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Asian Americans wary about school amid virus, violence
30 Apr, 2021
Asian Americans wary about school amid virus, violence

By Dwaipayan Four months ago, America’s most populous state was struggling to combat a surge in coronavirus hospitalizations that packed patients into outdoor tents and killed hundreds of people each day. On Friday, Disneyland, California's world-famous theme park, will reopen to visitors af..Read More

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