Thank You For Not Choking

Written by Editors on . Posted in Education, Posts

Mayor Bloomberg’s anti-smoking campaign that has had many hacking, black-lunged New Yorkers complaining has yielded the billionaire an end-of-the-year feather in the cap. The city’s health department now reports a decline in smoking-related deaths from about 9,000 in 2001 to around 8,100 in 2005. So the next time you curse the city for not allowing [&hellip
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Transgender Woman Wins Suit

Written by Kari Milchman on . Posted in Education, Posts

According to the gay advocacy group Lambda Legal, 20-year-old transgender Alyssa Rodriguez was refused her prescriptive hormone medication while in juvy in New York. Her lawsuit was filed last January against the Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS), citing physical and emotional distress as a result of having to go off her meds. Even [&hellip
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Crushin’ On Rummy

Written by Kari Milchman on . Posted in Education, Posts

So Todd Gutnick of the Anti-Defamation League (ADL), and loyal reader of our brand new blog, has written to correct our impression that the League isn’t a huge fan of Donald Rumsfeld. In a previous post describing Joy Behar’s recent comparison of the politician and Adolf Hitler, we apparently misconstrued the sentiment behind a letter [&hellip
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