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"Americans are living longer than ever, which means retirement could last 20 to 30 years for some people – maybe even longer...But lengthy life spans also increase the odds that many seniors will deplete their savings" more

Sep 8, 2017 1:00 PM Inform

medical cannabis

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In the election of 2016, there was only one clear winner – the marijuana movement. More states voted in medical cannabis programs and several legalized personal use, as well more

Sep 5, 2017 12:30 PM Inform

The Love Boat

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On the high seas, passengers have enjoyed The Rayceen Experience—my special mix of comedy, audience participation games, motivational talks, inspirational messages and what sometimes becomes a group therapy session. more

Sep 1, 2017 11:45 AM Inform


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It’s been two years since both men came out, yet no one else in baseball has. This begs the question: Why haven’t more players come out? more

Aug 30, 2017 4:00 PM Inform

autism awareness

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Recent studies have revealed possible traits between people on the autism spectrum and gender identity issues. more

Aug 29, 2017 2:00 PM Inform

Aliyah in Her Studio

Aliyah Dastour

What’s in a number? To Aliyah Dastour, owner of Alimond Studio in Leesburg, a number can capture the essence of an entire community. more

Aug 28, 2017 11:30 AM Inform

Justin Ayars

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Welcome to Q Virginia magazine’s first Travel Book! In this special issue, we’ve put together a collection of fabulous LGBTQ-friendly places to visit across the Commonwealth, the nation and the world. more

Aug 26, 2017 11:20 AM Inform

Human Policing


I am often asked to address the topic of how law enforcement should interact with minorities...The following excerpt from chapter 4 of Humane Policing helps clarify my point. more

Jun 30, 2017 1:45 PM Inform

Equal opportunities in tax and estate planning may provide an easier path for same-sex couples to plan for their financial future. But like many couples, first they need to solidify their understanding of the tax and estate planning landscape. more

Jun 14, 2017 10:35 AM Inform

Last Will

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According to a survey done by Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance (MassMutual), 62% of LGBT adults aged 45-60 do not have a will, while 39% have not yet documented important financial information. more

Jun 5, 2017 12:20 PM Inform


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