Italian Cookies for the Holidays

Ciao, Gloria in Prospect Heights, Brooklyn, is a new source for abundant platters of classic Italian cookies like rainbow squares, craggy brutti ma buoni and white chocolate-dipped cantucci. The cafe is owned by Renato Poliafito, who was a founder of Baked. The pastry chef, Ginger Fisher Baldwin, also from Baked, is creating the cookies with…

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Isolated, vulnerable, and apathetic

Although HIV infection rates are high among the transgender community in Russia, many transgender people know very little about the virus, as well as their own health status. In Russia’s first study to examine transgender people as an at-risk social group for HIV transmission, demographers attribute these high infection rates to the community’s social stigmatization…

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