I was taunted for having two mums in the 1980s | Life and style

Jeers of “Lara the Lezzie” accompanied me as I walked down the hallway. A girl at school had outed my family to the entire class. It wasn’t easy being the daughter of lesbians in the 1980s. Many of my friends’ parents had married right out of high school and started families shortly thereafter. LGBT families
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If you have ever tried to make French fries at home, the results were most likely a let-down. Perhaps your spuds turned out golden brown and crisp on the outsides, but were still hard and undercooked on the insides (nobody likes al dente potatoes) – or maybe the insides were tender and perfectly cooked, but
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Whether you like your Daiquiri frozen or not, the rum-based drink will instantly transport you to a tropical, sun-drenched beach. So, raise that cocktail high in toast to National Daiquiri Day today. The classic Daiquiri, made from nothing more than rum, lime juice and sugar then shaken with cracked ice and strained, takes its name
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Reminiscing about apple picking on a crisp fall day? You don’t have to wait. These New England farms offer a seasonal twist on the classic autumn activity. Just remember to reach out to each farm to check the U-Pick conditions before heading there. Fruit you can pick: Blueberries from early July until mid-August, peaches, nectarines,
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BOSTON (AP) — The Massachusetts Senate has approved a bill aimed at assisting individuals with Alzheimer’s and dementia and their families. The bill was approved unanimously by the Senate on Thursday. It now heads back to the Massachusetts House. The goal of the bill is to help with the diagnosis, treatment, and care for individuals
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Q: I want to pick the best facial plastic surgeon for my nose surgery. I checked out many doctors online and they all have great accolades. What are your recommendations? A: Ignore half the accolades because many out there are bought and paid for. I receive at least one or two buying opportunities a week
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It wasn’t the number on the scale that galvanized Reza Farahan into doing something about his weight gain. It was a quip from a friend he hadn’t seen in a long time. “He said, ‘When did you give up on life?’” Farahan recalls. “It was the proverbial slap in the face. I dug up photos
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Liver disease deaths are growing more common in the U.S. and disproportionately affecting younger Americans, according to a recent study. The paper, published in The BMJ just a day after a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report on rising liver cancer death rates, paints a troubling picture of how Americans’ drinking habits may
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Thanks to BuzzFeed the Untouchable Story Is Open to Discussion Tom Scocca 7:00 PM BuzzFeed did the right thing when it chose to publish the dossier of unverified allegations about Donald Trump’s supposed entanglements with Russia. Some experts on media ethics were quick to argue otherwise this morning. This kind of second-guessing generally proceeds from
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The FDA recently approved Qbrexza (glycopyrronium), a once-daily topical treatment, for excessive underarm sweating.  (iStock) Run a mile in the heat of the summer and you may get a sense of what some people with excessive sweating deal with every day. Fortunately, there will soon be a new treatment option available. The FDA recently approved
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