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EJ Johnson Reveals He Considered Transitioning After Hearing About Caitlyn Jenner

Originally posted 06/28/2016 07:15PM

In a new episode of EJNYC, EJ Johnson opens up about the moment in time he considered transitioning into a woman.

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Chelsea Handler Reveals She Had 2 Abortions at Age 16

Chelsea Handler Reveals She Had 2 Abortions at Age 16 in Playboy Essay

Originally posted 06/27/2016 03:05PM

Chelsea Handler is highlighting how America's reproductive laws helped her rectify "irresponsible" teenage decisions with a "thoughtful" one.

In a personal essay for Playboy's "Freedom Issue," Handler opens up about two abortions she had at age 16 – a subject she has long been candid about.

As a teen, Handler says she got pregnant after having unprotected sex with her boyfriend. "I just thought, 'Why not?' I can have a baby. Maybe I'll have twins and give them rhyming names," she details. "Of course, the idea that I would have a child and raise it by myself at that age, when I couldn't even find my way home at night, was ridiculous. My parents recognized that, so they acted like parents for one of the very first times in my life and took me to Planned Parenthood."

In a new revelation, she explains that she got pregnant once again later that year and was barely able to afford another $230 (Planned Parenthood's fee for a "safe abortion").

"Getting unintentionally pregnant more than once is irresponsible, but it's still necessary to make a thoughtful decision," writes Handler, 41. "We all make mistakes all the time. I happened to f--- up twice at the age of 16. I'm grateful that I came to my senses and was able to get an abortion legally without risking my health or bankrupting myself or my family."

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North Carolina Center Where Teen Allegedly Contracted Brain-Eating Amoeba Shuts Down Whitewater Activities

Originally posted 06/25/2016 10:50AM

The U.S. National Whitewater Center in Charlotte, North Carolina, has stopped all whitewater activities after an Ohio teen died after allegedly contracted a brain-eating amoeba during a visit to the park.

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Ali Fedotowsky Cancels Mexico Wedding Over Zika Concerns: 'Such a Huge Disappointment'

Originally posted 06/24/2016 05:10PM

Ali Fedotowsky isn't taking any chances when it comes to her or her family's health.

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Heaven or Hospital Mom Says Her Daughter's Legacy Is Love – and Explains Why She Had a Tea Party Instead of a Funeral

Originally posted 06/24/2016 02:10PM

For Michelle Moon, the 10 days since her daughter, Julianna Snow, died have been a rollercoaster of emotions.

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Stadium Refused to Let Woman with Ostomy Bag Use Bathroom with Disability Access

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Woman with Ostomy Bag Refused Entry to Bathroom with Disability Access

Originally posted 06/24/2016 01:30PM

"Disability doesn't just mean being in a wheelchair."

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Little Women: LA Star Briana Renee Delivers Son Maverick Jax After Pregnancy Scare – See His First Picture!

Little Women: LA Star Briana Renee Delivers Son Maverick Jax After Pregnancy Scare – See His First Picture!

Originally posted 06/24/2016 10:45AM

Despite her high-risk pregnancy, Briana Renee has safely given birth to her son, PEOPLE confirms.

PEOPLE can exclusively reveal the Little Women: LA star has named her son Maverick Jax – and the exclusive first photo.

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Dad Gets Scar Tattoo to Match His Son's Brain Cancer Surgery Scar: 'I Wanted to Take Away Some of the Stares'

Originally posted 06/24/2016 09:25AM

After eight-year-old Gabriel Marshall underwent surgery to remove a tumor in his brain, the large scar left in its place "made him feel like a monster," Gabriel's dad, Josh, tells PEOPLE.

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Ariel Winter Slams Body Shamers Over Her Graduation Dress: 'I Looked HOT in that Dress'

Originally posted 06/23/2016 10:30AM

" Ariel Winter is sick and tired of body shamers, and she's firing back.

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Inside Selma Blair's Life in the Spotlight: From Up-and-Coming Starlet to Doting Mom to Mid-Air Meltdown

Originally posted 06/22/2016 03:15PM

During more than two decades in the spotlight, Selma Blair has seen her share of ups and downs.

On Monday, the actress was removed from an international flight as it landed in Los Angeles following her return from Cancun, Mexico, after taking what appeared to be "a combination of prescription medication with alcohol," a source told PEOPLE.

This latest incident is just one of many triumphs and setbacks Blair, 43, has experienced both in her multifaceted career and her complicated personal life.

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