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April 20, 2017

Transgender as Target?: Rally at City Hall for Trans Rights in Puerto Rico

Manhattan Times: City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and transgender rights advocates gathered on the steps of City Hall to protest the recent elimination of legal protections for employees of the Puerto Rican Senate.

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April 13, 2017

Obamacare Works — Just Ask Mike Pence

Gay City News (Op-ed by Amida Care CEO, Doug Wirth): Last month marked a victory in preserving the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and Medicaid expansion, which has been a life-saver for millions of Americans. If the GOP had succeeded in replacing the ACA with the American Health Care Act, 24 million people would have lost their health insurance, according to the Congressional Budget Office estimate.

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April 10, 2017

In New York, Political and LGBTQ Leaders Fight For Trans Rights in Puerto Rico

NBC News Latino: Dozens of elected officials and community leaders in New York City gathered at the steps of City Hall holding LGBTQ flags and signs that read “Transgender Rights, are human rights” and “Protect Trans Rights.”

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April 10, 2017

Ending AIDS Starts with Our Youth: Op-Ed by Amida Care CEO, Doug Wirth

The Huffington Post (Op-ed by Amida Care CEO, Doug Wirth): HIV is still having a devastating impact on young people, particularly in LGBTQ communities. These youth are in a critical phase of their lives where they are discovering who they are and need our support in making healthy choices. Though we aren’t living in the early days of the epidemic, when HIV would cut your life tragically short, that doesn’t mean the risk is gone.

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April 5, 2017

Amida Care Hosts Dance Movement

Bronx Times: With support from Councilman Ritchie Torres, non-profit New York community health plan Amida Care presented ‘Movement with Rhythm’, a free community ‘Live Your Life’ wellness event on Saturday, March 25 at Grand Slam Banquet Hall.

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