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According to the CDC, the number of HIV diagnoses in the United States are declining. Some experts believe that the prevention efforts are working, but progress is uneven. One of the biggest concerns in HIV/AIDS is among ...

Category: Health and Wellness, Holidays and Observances

Some authors believe that getting on the Banned Book List is a great way to increase publicity about controversial topics. One of the most hotly debated topics over the years has been LGBT rights and information. Here a ...

Category: Holidays and Observances, Politics, school

In 1998, Pamela Gail Johnson founded the Secret Society of Happy People. She wanted a safe place for people to share happy news. Two years later, the society made August “Happiness Happens Month.” Why is it s ...

Category: Health and Wellness, Holidays and Observances

A lot of churches forget to just have fun together. There are a lot of great things to celebrate in August that can build relationships within your faith community. Plan something different for back-to-school month using ...

Category: Holidays and Observances, Religion

F. Scott Fitzgerald probably coined the phrase “Jazz Age,” a period in American history associated with Prohibition and the roaring twenties. Because jazz was so popular in the illicit speakeasies of the 1920 ...

Category: Holidays and Observances, Religion

LGBTQ Pride Month is in June, to remember the Stonewall Riots of 1969. A lot has happened for the LGBTQ community since that time, largely to a heavy dose of activism across the United States. Let’s look at some of ...

Category: Equal Rights, Holidays and Observances, Religion

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. Sadly, there’s still a stigma around mental health disorders. Whether you’re dealing with anxiety, depression or schizophrenia, you can feel alone and isolated. Mental il ...

Category: Health and Wellness, Holidays and Observances

Memorial Day is here, but even if you're coming to this article late, it's never too late to sit and think about the true meaning of the holiday. While many think of it as the unofficial start of summer and a chance to h ...

Category: Holidays and Observances

In the Catholic tradition, May is dedicated to the Blessed Virgin Mary. It’s kind of ironic that the same month in which Americans celebrate Mother’s Day, Catholics remember the most iconic mother of all. Her ...

Category: Holidays and Observances, Religion

Since 2006, May has been designated Jewish American Heritage Month to recognize and celebrate contributions and achievements of American Jews. Here are some famous people who made a difference in the history of the Unite ...

Category: Holidays and Observances, Religion, Judaism