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Biden Signs Same-Sex Marriage Protections Into Law -- Forbes
New federal protections for same-sex marriage became law when President Joe Biden signed the Respect for Marriage Act, overhauling the discriminatory Defense of Marriage Act. 

Widespread Misconduct Has Plagued Women’s Pro Soccer League For A Decade, Report Finds – NBC News 
An internal investigation shed light onto the sexual abuse, manipulation, and misconduct towards players of the National Women’s Soccer League for over a decade.  

Hundreds Of Former Inmates Allege Prison Sex Abuse -- ABC News 
Former inmates who experienced sexual abuse and assault in prison are finally seeing their day in court following the passing of the Adult Survivors Act.  

US Preventive Services Task Force Recommends PrEP for HIV PreventionThe Hill   
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) has recommended that health care providers offer or provide this service to their patients who have an increased risk of contracting HIV. 

A Psychologist Explains How Mindfulness Can Transform Your Love And Sex LifeForbes 
Rough patches in a relationship can affect your happiness and sex life. Experts share tips for incorporating mindfulness to make sure both partners feel seen, cared for, and heard, both in and out of the bedroom.  

Biden’s LGBT Health Shield Plan Muddled by Trump-Appointed JudgeBloomberg News
A Texas judge ruled that the Affordable Care Act defines sex and gender narrowly, rolling back efforts the Biden administration has taken to support gender- affirming care.  

Anti-Abortion Pregnancy Centers Are Deceiving Patients – And Getting Away With It – The Guardian 
Anti-abortion pregnancy centers pose significant threats to patients seeking an abortion. This article explores patients’ experiences at anti-abortion, crisis pregnancy centers, and the country’s failure to regulate them.  

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