The Advocate

MINDING THE GAP

friend of mine, let’s call her Pam, has chronic depression, lost her insurance due to high premiums, and has ultimately turned to other queers online to find—and crowdfunding to —the medication that helps her manage work and family commitments. Pam is just one of the many LGBTQ folks navigating a flawed health care system and their own economic insecurity, while dealing with mental health issues. In , editors Stephanie Schroeder and Teresa Theophano have assembled a groundbreaking collection of works by folks like Pam who

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