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Why Is It So Tough for LGBTQ+ Folks to Get the...

For just about everyone living in the United States, healthcare costs can skyrocket, even for seemingly routine procedures. The costs of visits, prescription medications and...

How Do You Talk to a Therapist About Racism?

Imagine a tightness spreading across your chest. Your heart rate surges. Thoughts and images of the most recent police killings of Black people play...

How Do We Know If Health Care Is Racist?

The killing of George Floyd on May 25, 2020 sparked weeks of ongoing protests against police brutality, bringing racial justice to the national forefront...

Why Is the Road to Parenthood Full of Perils for LGBTQ+...

Once and only once, while my partner was pregnant with our second child, we went to a prenatal group together. It was organized by a...

Queer Women of Color Ask, ‘Who Cares and Who Gets Care?’

Imagine, if you will, you arrive at a new clinic after getting a solid recommendation on a healthcare provider with whom your friend had...
Vacant Property in the Payne-Phalen Neighborhood next to resident Patricia Letourneau

Why do Saint Paul’s neighborhoods of color have a disproportionate number...

Story published: July 2,2020 The vacant building next to Patricia Letourneau's home has become an eyesore. People lived in the building when it caught fire...

Why are queer women afraid when seeking health care?

Women’s access to health care has returned to the forefront of American politics over the last 10 years - but these health issues revolve...

To protest or not to protest during a pandemic?

  In the aftermath of George Floyd's police killing, I was curious about how my peers were reconciling their desire to protest racial injustice with...

Pregnant in the Time of Coronavirus: Approaching my Due Date with...

  Over the last three months, I have been incredibly grateful for the pregnant women all over the country who have shared their stories, their...

Seniors Make It Work with a Megaphone and a Balcony

  While talking on the phone with my grandparents, my Grandpa mentioned that their exercise class had been moved to their balconies. Momentarily confused, I...