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Lower the wall

Posted: September 14th, 2018 | Community Voices, Featured, Life Beyond Therapy | No Comments

“So many of us feel lonely,” writes Michael Kimmel. “We spend countless hours on Instagram or other social media trying to feel connected, like we matter to someone. And yet, with “real” people, we put up walls to keep them at a distance so that they can’t hurt or use us; then we wonder why we feel isolated and alone.”

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LGBTQ History Exhibit … see it!

By Nicole Murray Ramirez | Conversations with Nicole There is no excuse for any of you not to go see the critically acclaimed “LGBTQ+ San Diego Stories of Struggles and Triumphs” at the San Diego History Center (1649 El Prado, Suite 1) in Balboa Park. It’s running through Jan. 20, 2020! This historic exhibit has been getting comments like “wow,” “unbelievable,” “awesome,” “moving,” “I am going back,” and “emotional” from everyone who has seen it.

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Downtown Portland designates Harvey Milk Street

By Nicole Murray Ramirez | Conversations with Nicole Last week, I traveled up to Portland, Oregon as its mayor and City Council considered naming a downtown city street after Harvey Milk. This two-year grassroots campaign was led by gay pioneer and trailblazer, prominent Portland realtor Terry Bean (co-founder of Human Rights Campaign and the Gay & Lesbian Victory Fund).

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