Square dance calling — the spoken instructions said over the music — makes participation easy. But there are other aspects — like the prevalence of gendered language such as “ladies and gents” — that can make square dancing an unwelcoming or confusing space. One group of friends in the Appalachian square dance scene are taking action to make the tradition more welcoming for all participants.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
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DHHR Secretary Bill Crouch came to the WVPB studios to respond to an earlier story involving reports of abuse at mental health facilities in the state.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
A Kanawha County judge has rejected a state agency's plan to address issues at West Virginia's two psychiatric hospitals.The judge on Wednesday rejected…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
The Department of Health and Human Resources is facing a June 11 deadline to come up with a plan to address issues at the state's two psychiatric…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
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