Julie Gruenbaum Fax

Julie Gruenbaum Fax

Lesbian couple weds in Jewish ceremony in Beverly Hills

Amid a crush of photographers, a handful of largely drowned-out protesters, and hundreds of supporters tossing rose petals, Diane Olson and Robin Tyler stood under a chuppah on the Beverly Hills Courthouse steps on Monday evening to become one of the first lesbian couples to legally marry in California.

Women support each other in navigating genetic risk

About a month after Joi Morris (photo, above) learned she carries the breast cancer gene, she went out to lunch with a group of women. Like Morris, three of the others had recently gotten the news and were weighing their options: mastectomy, ovary removal or extra medical vigilance to catch any cancer early enough to treat.


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