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The History of Queer Stigma — And How it Affects the Community's Mental Health Today

The History of Queer Stigma — And Its Affect on the Community's Mental Health

One in three LGBTQ+ Americans (including more than three in five transgender Americans) faced discrimination in the past year. And, unsurprisingly, that mistreatment worsened their mental well being. We explored how prejudice took root, progress being made to support LGBTQ+ people, and how to be a better ally.

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What To Know About Traditional Chinese Medicine and How It’s Becoming More Mainstream

What To Know About Traditional Chinese Medicine and How It’s Becoming More Mainstream

Seems like everyone's into “alternative” or integrative medicine these days. But turns out, many of these treatments have been around for thousands of years. Here's theSkimm on tai chi, acupuncture, cupping, and more.

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Egg Freezing: How It Works, What It Costs

Egg Freezing: How It Works, What It Costs, and Whether It's Right For You

Putting your eggs on ice could keep your future family planning options open. But it also could be emotionally, physically, and literally costly. Here's what you need to know.

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