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Family, community support is crucial for transgender, non-conforming youth

We all have a role to play in the safety of our TGNC community members. We can build and advocate for welcoming and inclusive environments in the institutions and communities to which we belong. It will take time to understand and accept, to deconstruct the systems that have been created. But when the alternative is harmful to our children, love and acceptance must prevail.
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Berkeley City Council failed homeless residents by banning RVs

CITY AFFAIRS: If City Council truly cares about its homeless community members, it should stop banning the few options these residents have

When Berkeley City Council voted to ban RVs last week, the message was clear: Homeless and home-insecure community members don’t have a place in Berkeley. For a city that has repeatedly claimed to support the rights of homeless individuals, this regulation contradicts these ideals entirely — it’s toxic to community members who should be valued regardless of their living situation.
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