speak out

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Synonyms for speak out

express one's opinion openly and without fear or hesitation

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Of her decision to speak out, she added: "I hope to give others courage and to take another step against the stigmatization of people who, through their own behaviour or that of others, have become infected with HIV."
Sierra and Samaniengo are two of the many women who came together for the first RWV Speak Out, one of many being held around the country to highlight women's need for quality, affordable health care.
And we are forcing ourselves to address this issue and speak out to those we know, in a personal, meaningful way.
Mathilde Krim, a researcher at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City, begins working on the first case of AIDS, She is spurred on to speak out about the disease and to call for further research.
"Jackie" (not her real name) explained to the women and men who had gathered to take part in the first Raising Women's Voices Speak Out that she was starting to look for a new job and felt she had to hide her health history because potential employers might be hesitant to hire a cancer survivor, for fear of increasing their insurance costs.
Here, "lifers" initially come from a program that uses those sentenced to life in prison for helpful, anti-crime initiatives, such as "speak outs," where lifers talk to at-risk kids in the community.
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