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    Khristina Williams Is Making House for Black Ladies Covering the WNBA

    Sports activities Illustrated and Empower Onyx are putting the spotlight on the various journeys of Black gals throughout sports—from the veteran athletes, to up-and-coming stars, coaches, executives and more—in the sequence, Elle-evate: 100 Influential Black Females in Sporting activities. Khristina Williams has often been a basketball admirer. Increasing up in Harlem, she witnessed the earning of a basketball superstar in Shannon Bobbitt, who eventually went on to engage in in the WNBA for the Los Angeles Spark, Indiana Fever and Washington Mystics. “She was just the greatest at what she did. I was like, ‘okay, she can do it, I can do it,'” Williams suggests. Identified to engage in, Williams…

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    Canada’s immigration backlog leaves Calgary spouse and children ‘in limbo’

    Whilst lots of shell out Canada Day celebrating what it indicates to be Canadian, other folks are continue to waiting around for an prospect to phone Canada property. The federal governing administration is presently processing immigration paperwork for an estimated 2.4 million individuals. May well Ellen Lim is a person of them. She spent Canada Day, celebrating her anniversary at the same park and community corridor in northwest Calgary where by she was married on this day, 7 many years ago. “We get the fireworks every single time we celebrate our wedding day anniversary,” joked Lim. May perhaps Ellen Lim and Michael Quinlan were married at a neighborhood hall in…

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    Serena Williams changed sports forever

    It has been easy to find Serena Williams lately. At awards shows and galas. Starting a venture capital fund. Reveling in the company of her daughter, Olympia. As a pitchwoman for Michelob Ultra and Subway and Chase and DirecTV and migraine pain relief. But it has not been easy to find her at a tennis match. On June 26, 2021, Williams played on Wimbledon’s Centre Court, the lawn she had spent more than two decades dominating. A few minutes into her first-round match, Williams slipped on the grass and injured her leg. It may simply have been an unfortunate accident. It may have been due to the wear and tear…

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    ‘Winging it’: Trans health-care coverage spotty, hard to navigate across Canada 

    Donna Battaglia knew she was born in the wrong body from a very young age, but it wasn’t until she got older that she learned the words to explain what she knew was true. “The anxiety of having to take a shower — having to know that I had the wrong parts for all this time and never being able to do anything about it.” Years later, she was able to describe what she needed and started her social and legal transition. FULL COVERAGE: Inside Pride But the years of living with the incongruence with her physical body took a huge toll. “It got to the point where I was basically…