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Governor Greitens Aims to Avoid ‘Answering Tough Questions’

In case you missed it, a Kansas City Star analysis today details how Missouri Governor Eric Greitens aims to avoid “answering tough questions,” which “raises transparency concerns and does a disservice to Missourians.” “The governor has held only one news conference where he fielded general questions from Capitol reporters. His communications office installed a keypad lock on […]

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Upcoming Conference to Address Suicide Risk in the LGBTQ+ Population

The National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention identifies groups at higher risk than the general population for suicide including LGBTQ+ populations. However, most mental health professionals are not trained to understand the unique discriminatory experiences that can contribute to an increased risk for suicide in this minority population. To address this need, the Eastern Missouri […]

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Trump Administration Removes LGBTQ Seniors from Federal Care Surveys

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Sarah Kate Ellis, President and CEO of GLAAD, released the following statement after a Center for American Progress report discovered that the Trump Administration erased the LGBTQ community from The National Survey of Older Americans Act Participants and the Annual Program Performance Report for Centers for Independent Living, key surveys that are used to help […]

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Dierbergs Markets Donates $75,000 to Operation Food Search’s ‘Campaign to End Childhood Hunger in the St. Louis Region’

Dierbergs Markets is one of the area’s first corporations to kick start the public phase of a local non-profit’s drive to end food insecurity.  Dierbergs recently donated $75,000 toward a capital campaign by Operation Food Search (OFS) called “The Campaign to End Childhood Hunger in the St. Louis Region.”  OFS had already raised $6,388,000 of […]

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The St. Louis Symphony Celebrates 25 Years with Concertmaster David Halen

The St. Louis Symphony will celebrate Concertmaster David Halen’s 25 years with the orchestra at the annual gala celebration. The black-tie fundraiser will take place at the Ritz-Carlton, St. Louis on March 25. Gala guests will enjoy cocktails, dinner, dancing, and a special performance by St. Louis Symphony Music Director David Robertson and members of the […]

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A Message from Gay Men’s Health Crisis on National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

The Gay Men’s Health Crisis released the following statement on National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NWGHAAD), an annual observance on March 10 that is coordinated by the HHS Office on Women’s Health and seeks to empower women and girls to learn the importance of HIV and AIDS prevention, care, and treatment. STATEMENT BY GMHC […]

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GLSEN Meets With Education Secretary Betsy DeVos

“I joined my colleagues from NCTE and Equality Michigan and a delegation of families in meeting with Secretary DeVos to relay the concerns and fears of hundreds of thousands of students, educators, and parents who have been affected by the alarming actions of the Trump administration. “We highlighted the pervasive violence and discrimination that the […]

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CWE Give Back Day Benefiting Shriners Hospitals for Children

Central West End restaurants and retailers will band together on Wednesday, March 8, to support Shriners Hospitals for Children. Participating businesses will donate 10 percent of their sales to this wonderful local organization, which provides specialized care to children with orthopedic conditions, burns, spinal cord injuries, cleft lip and palate, and other complex surgical needs. […]

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