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LBBC Welcomes Women to Metastatic Breast Cancer Conference

LOCAL | By Winnie McCroy | Mar 27
Philadelphia-based nonprofit organization Living Beyond Breast Cancer (LBBC) has opened registration for its ninth annual conference for women living with metastatic breast cancer, Saturday, April 11 - Sunday April 12.

On National LGBT Health Awareness Week, Inequality Persists

NATIONAL | By EDGE | Mar 25
It's National LGBT Health Awareness Week, but inequalities in health care still persist, say Cindy Leiffer, MSN, NP.

LGBT Women Are Among Most at Risk of Poverty in America

NATIONAL | By EDGE | Mar 17
According to a new report, lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender, or LGBT, women are among the most at risk of poverty in America.

WORD Continues Celebrating Intl' Women's Day

LOCAL | By EDGE | Mar 13
Women Organized to Resist and Defend continue to celebrate International Women's Day with events in New York and Chicago.

Florida Will 'Come Together' for Paps Corps Walkathon

LOCAL | By Winnie McCroy | Mar 12
On Saturday, March 14, the community will "Come Together to Beat Cancer" at FAU's Boca Raton campus for the 15th Annual Paps Corps Walkathon, to raise funds for cancer prevention.

March 10 Is National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

AIDS | By EDGE | Mar 10
Tuesday, March 10, will mark the 10th observance of National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NWGHAAD). Like last year, the theme of 2015 NWGHAAD is: "Share Knowledge. Take Action."

NYC Domestic Violence Homicides Decline by 36% Over Decade

CRIME | By EDGE | Feb 12
New York City released a report revealing a 36 percent percent decline in family-related homicides, thanks to efforts to combat domestic violence.

'Rosie O'Donnell: A Heartfelt Stand Up' Debuts on HBO

TELEVISION | By EDGE | Feb 10
On Valentine's Day, February 14, HBO Documentary Films presents "Rosie O'Donnell: A Heartfelt Stand Up," a hybrid form of standup comedy inspired by O'Donnell's recent near-fatal heart attack.

Activists Mobilize for One Billion Rising: Revolution Campaign

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Feb 6
On February 7 in New York City's Hammerstein Ballroom, One Billion Rising will host a kickoff event for their February 14 week of action to end violence against women and girls.

New Advancement Offers Hope on World Cancer Day

LOCAL | By EDGE | Feb 4
Today, February 4, is World Cancer Day, and there is a new source of hope on the horizon for the nearly 300,000 women who will be diagnosed with breast cancer in 2015. And it's as simple as body position.

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