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US Ambassador Calls for LGBT Rights
By July 23, 2014 Read More →

US Ambassador Calls for LGBT Rights

The U.S. ambassador to Australia said it should not be a crime to be a member of the LGBT community. Ambassador John Berry told the 20th international AIDS Conference that the fight against the disease cannot be won by relegating segments of the population to the shadows. By Joe DeCapua Ambassador Berry said the world […]

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Scores Of AIDS Researchers Killed In Downing Of Malaysian Jet
By July 19, 2014 Read More →

Scores Of AIDS Researchers Killed In Downing Of Malaysian Jet

Scores Of AIDS Researchers Killed In Downing Of Malaysian Jet By Nathan James In what is being described as a “stunning loss to the international community”, officials of the 20th International AIDS Conference (IAS), being held next week in Melbourne, Australia, announced today that as many as 108 of their colleagues perished aboard the ill-fated […]

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HOMOPHOBIC STIGMA AND VIOLENCE BLOCK ACCESS TO HIV SERVICES FOR AFRICAN MEN
By July 18, 2014 Read More →

HOMOPHOBIC STIGMA AND VIOLENCE BLOCK ACCESS TO HIV SERVICES FOR AFRICAN MEN

HOMOPHOBIC STIGMA AND VIOLENCE BLOCK ACCESS TO HIV SERVICES FOR AFRICAN MEN Results of a study released July 16, 2014 by Global Forum on MSM & HIV (MSMGF) in partnership with African Men for Sexual Health and Rights (AMSHeR), http://www.msmgf.org/files/msmgf/documents/MSMinSSA_PolicyBrief.pdf show that homophobia, violence, and stigma among healthcare providers are linked with reduced access to […]

Michael Sam Receives Arthur Ashe Award
By July 17, 2014 Read More →

Michael Sam Receives Arthur Ashe Award

Michael Sam, the first openly gay athlete to play for an NFL team, has been recognized by ESPN with their Arthur Ashe Courage award, which the St. Louis Rams rookie received last night at the ESPYs.

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Gay Fiestas Highlight Divisions in Cuba’s LGBTI Community
By June 29, 2014 Read More →

Gay Fiestas Highlight Divisions in Cuba’s LGBTI Community

Drag Queen Mojito, one of the drinks on the menu at the La Vaca Rosada bar in Varadero, Cuba. Credit: Jorge Luis Baños/IPS HAVANA – Two men kiss each other while two women dance together without making other clients feel uncomfortable at the prívate club Humboldt 67, one of the venues seeking to cash in […]

US Presbyterians to allow clergy to perform gay weddings
By June 20, 2014 Read More →

US Presbyterians to allow clergy to perform gay weddings

The largest Presbyterian church group in the US has voted to allow its clergy to perform same-sex weddings. The Presbyterian Church (USA) also approved a change to the church’s constitution that says marriage can be a union of “two people”. But the latter vote will need to be approved by regional groups. The church, which […]

US imposes sanctions on Uganda for anti-gay law
By June 19, 2014 Read More →

US imposes sanctions on Uganda for anti-gay law

The US has imposed sanctions on Uganda for anti-gay laws it says are “counter to universal human rights”. It said Ugandans involved in human rights abuses against gay people would be banned from entering the US. The White House is also cutting funds to a number of programmes it is running with the Ugandan authorities, […]

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Clerks Face Prosecution For Issuing Gay Marriage Licenses, Wisconsin AG Warns
By June 18, 2014 Read More →

Clerks Face Prosecution For Issuing Gay Marriage Licenses, Wisconsin AG Warns

J.B. Van Hollen, Wisconsin’s Attorney General, has announced a stern warning for the state’s county or municipal clerks who issue marriage licenses to gay or lesbian couples, saying the newlyweds are not married in the eyes of the law, and the clerks can be prosecuted.

Rapper Fly Young Red Close To Signing An Endorsement Deal With The Social App, Jack’d
By June 18, 2014 Read More →

Rapper Fly Young Red Close To Signing An Endorsement Deal With The Social App, Jack’d

Openly gay rapper Fly Young Red appears to be venturing out beyond hip hop music.

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A New Website That Helps Gay Men Navigate Fatherhood, Launches In Time For Father’s Day
By June 15, 2014 Read More →

A New Website That Helps Gay Men Navigate Fatherhood, Launches In Time For Father’s Day

GaysWithKids.com, A New Website That Helps Gay Men Navigate Fatherhood, Launches In Time For Father’s Day Gays With Kids, a first-of-its-kind website to help gay dads navigate fatherhood − from creating their families to raising them − will launch June 4th in time for Father’s Day and this year’s Pride celebrations. Co-founded by Brian Rosenberg […]