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  1. the Doctor is in! Philanthropist Medicine Man Doctor Mike Helps Raise ...Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Switched

    With breast cancer being unfortunately the second leading cause of death for women in the United States, and the statistics for the illness sadly being so high, it seems as though everyone can say they know someone who has suffered from breast cancer. But, not everyone can say they know a ridiculously handsome, intelligent and charming doctor that is so dedicated to the cause and that actually cares - if they could, mothers would be lining up to meet them so that they could introduce this catch to their daughters! And that's where Doctor Mike comes in.

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  2. NBA Rewards New Orleans' LGBT Tolerance With All-Star Game SelectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 19 | Switched

    NBA Commissioner Adam Silver has decided to hold the 2017 All-Star Game in New Orleans instead of Charlotte, North Carolina, due to an anti-LGBT law on the books in the latter state. The NBA announced Friday that the 2017 All-Star Game will take place in New Orleans, in a move that has been interpreted as a nod to Louisiana's relatively tolerant attitude toward LGBT people.

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  3. Rainbow Profile Pictures Didn't End Homophobia: So Now What Will You Do?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | Switched

    In 2010, author Dan Savage and his husband Terry Miller started the "It Gets Better" campaign to inspire young queer, trans, and questioning youth to know that life can get better after high school. LGBTQ people were encouraged to share stories of how they got through bullying, isolation, and thoughts about suicide, while heterosexual/cisgender allies offered messages of support.

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  4. Panic Sweeps New York's JFK Airport After Unfounded Reports Of Shots FiredRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 14 | Switched

    Unfounded reports of a shooting at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York prompted a massive police response and panicked social media postings from travelers on Sunday night. The FDNY received a call shortly after 9:30 p.m. local time about an alleged shooting and the NYPD responded with a heavy police presence.

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  5. Man Allegedly Yells 'F*** Indians' During Vicious New York City AssaultRead the original story

    Monday Aug 8 | Switched

    Here is the video of the hate crime incident committed against my client Gazi Rahman. Why was he arrested? #Queens pic.twitter.com/PHuVUFW98M QUEENS, N.Y. - A Bangladeshi-American man called on prosecutors Monday to bring hate crime charges against a man he says viciously attacked him while screaming, "Fuck Indians!" Gazi Rahman, 46, said he was talking on the phone outside a grocery store on Hillside Avenue near Parsons Boulevard in Jamaica, Queens, on May 7 when Christopher Porr, 39, who he did not know, asked for money.

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  6. Two Years After Garner and Ferguson, Real Change is Still NeededRead the original story

    Monday Aug 8 | Switched

    Over the weekend, I was in Ferguson, MO for the second anniversary of the police killing of 18-year-old Michael Brown. This comes three weeks after the second anniversary of the death of Eric Garner in Staten Island, NY who was killed after being placed in a police chokehold.

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  7. Meet The Queer Ex-Hasidic Woman Embracing Life Outside Her FaithRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 5 | Switched

    Melissa "Malky" Weisz is a former Hasidic Jew who grew up in Brooklyn, New York. As a teen, Weisz had trouble accepting the strict rules about gender that permeated her religious tradition.

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  8. As Republicans Defect, Will Clinton Be Tempted To Tack Right?Read the original story

    Friday Aug 5 | Switched

    The sense of panic among elite Republicans is palpable. They're beginning to understand that when they look at Donald Trump they're staring into the orange-hued face of their party's potential demise.

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  9. The Program That Encourages Girls to Speak Out About What It's Really Like to Be a TeenagerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 3 | Switched

    On a recent Saturday evening in Lower Manhattan, nearly two dozen high school girls stood next to glowing laptops, displaying projects to a milling crowd. One used the online presentation tool Prezi to click through chapters of her vampire novel-in-progress, which, she says, is a metaphor for society's fear of African Americans.

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  10. Washington Weekly: Gun ControlRead the original story

    Monday Aug 1 | Switched

    Anytime there's a mass shooting in the United States, or in Europe, it's become a part of the American stream of consciousness to question why the alleged shooter was allowed to either purchase or acquire a gun in the first place that was used to murder and injure countless of innocent victims. In the wake of the Orlando shooting, one of the deadliest mass shootings to take place on American soil since the Virginia Tech massacre, the aftermath was no different.

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  11. Republican Women Show Up For Hillary ClintonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 28 | Switched

    Not that long ago, Jennifer Pierotti Lim was rooting for former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush to win the Republican primary. She also was really impressed by Carly Fiorina's debate performances.

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  12. Tour This $6.25 Million Medieval-Style Home Located In ManhattanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 28 | Switched

    Stained-glass windows, gothic statues, limestone archways - finding a masterful home with all the trappings of a medieval church or castle is rare, especially in New York City. In fact, this Gramercy Park apartment has no historic ties to that era at all; the home was built in the 1930s by famed architect firm Schwartz and Gross, reports StreetEasy .

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  13. Try Not to Cry When Your Child's Not Dry - Finding Solutions to BedwettingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 28 | Switched

    What is Primary Nocturnal Enuresis ? Primary nocturnal enuresis is the medical term for bedwetting. Bedwetting is a very common problem, and parents are often wondering how best to approach it for their child.

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  14. Democrats Savage Donald Trump From Every Direction Wednesday NightRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | Switched

    Tim Kaine delivered a blistering critique of Donald Trump in a speech Wednesday night at the Democratic National Convention , delighting the crowd and defying the low expectations set by the Hillary Clinton campaign all week. Kaine was joined in the assault by former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, a billionaire who challenged Trump's assertion that he's been a successful business man.

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  15. Guns Were A Big Focus At The Democratic Convention, And That Tells You SomethingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | Switched

    Yes, President Barack Obama has made curbing gun violence one of his top priorities. But his relentless push for new laws didn't begin until after the Sandy Hook elementary school massacre in December 2012.

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  16. Michael Bloomberg To Endorse Hillary Clinton: ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2016 | Switched

    Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg will endorse presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton in a speech at the Democratic National Convention next week, The New York Times reports. According to the Times, the endorsement "reflects Mr. Bloomberg's increasing dismay about the rise of Donald J. Trump and a determination to see that the Republican nominee is defeated."

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  17. Cleveland Calls On Homeless To Help Report Suspicious Activity During RNCRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2016 | Switched

    OCTOBER 23: A homeless man who goes by the name Cleveland displays a cup containing money from panhandling on October 23, 2009 in New York City. In a recently released report by the advocacy group Coalition for the Homeless it was revealed that the numbers of homeless people using New York City shelters each night has reached an all time high.

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  18. Responding to K2 with Facts Instead of FearRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2016 | Switched

    On Wednesday, New Yorkers awoke to news in the New York Times and New York Post that dozens of people in Bedford Stuyvesant, Brooklyn had severe reactions to a batch of K2, a commonly used name for synthetic cannabinoid products. This most recent outbreak follows a spate of emergency room admissions last summer centered on K2 use in East Harlem and unfortunately illustrate all too clearly the continued failure of our prohibitionist and punitive drug laws.

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  19. Women's-Only Swimming Hours: Accommodation Is Not DiscriminationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2016 | Switched

    Women's-only hours at swimming pools are nothing new. Many secular institutions have long hosted separate swim hours for women and girls who, for reasons of faith or personal preference, desire to swim without the presence of men.

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  20. Finding Manhattan's Ghostbusters hauntsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2016 | Switched

    Remember the original Ghostbusters ? It's been a generation since that blockbuster showed us a spookier side of New York City. With the third sequel only a few days from being unleashed on the world, we had to return to Manhattan to revisit those haunts and to educate our kids on Ghostbuster lore.

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