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Mum refuses to let partner see their eight-year-old daughter because he wants to get her vaccinated | Daily Mail Online

The man, who is from Canterbury, in New Zealand, said he had agreed not to vaccinate his daughter up until he separated with his wife in 2016 but his views have now changed. Source: Mum refuses to let partner see their eight-year-old daughter because he wants to get her vaccinated | Daily Mail Online

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Headphones are adaptive technology for my disabilities. | Eve Reiland

Headphones are adaptive technology for my disabilities. Sensory overload is painful, and until that sensory input is managed, muted or otherwise helped – the pain will increase and increase until I completely lose my shit if I can’t escape it. Then I have the horror of recovering from an Autistic meltdown, which can take days. […]

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Gossip Roundup: Church of Scientology Lawsuit and More

Welcome to Jezebel’s Midweek Madness: Summer Slump edition! For the next few months, local menace Joan Summers will be reporting on the oft-ignored features and spreads in America’s weekly tabloids. Typically the gossip is too good to waste your time with “Who Wore It Best?” But since the Famouses have fled to their yachts behind […]

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Why Jennifer Lopez Avoided Scientology According To Leah Remini

Despite her numerous links to Scientology, Jennifer Lopez decided that the religion was not for her. Particularly, she disagreed with the church’s disconnection policy. Source: Why Jennifer Lopez Avoided Scientology According To Leah Remini

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Civil Rights Groups Urge Supreme Court to Protect LGBTQ Workers – The Seattle Lesbian

These combined cases, which the Court will consider next term, examine whether employment discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity are covered under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Source: Civil Rights Groups Urge Supreme Court to Protect LGBTQ Workers – The Seattle Lesbian

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Conference at Ohio State supports more accessibility in science

“Sign language interpreters supported the sessions during the conference, written programs were available in Braille and rooms were dedicated for quiet periods needed by attendees with sensory sensitivity. Even the nametags for the conference used a color communication system developed by the Autistic Self Advocacy Network to let people know whether or not they wanted […]