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Health & Wellness

Today Is National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

Today, February 7, is National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, a time for directing the country's attention to an epidemic which continues to take its horrific toll on African-Americans from coast to coast. In the 36...

Black HIV/AIDS Advocates Convene Summit on Black Lives in Advance of National Black HIV/AIDS...

WASHINGTON, DC – Today marks the 17th annual observance of the National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NBHAAD), a national HIV testing and treatment community mobilization initiative targeted at Black people in the United States...

New HIV Diagnoses In NYC Reach All-Time Lows; Infection Rate Climbs In Deep South

On the eve of World AIDS Day, which raises global awareness of the 35-year epidemic of this illness, a milestone has been reached in America's largest city, officials there say. New York City Health Commissioner...

The alarming state of HIV in the south

NACCHO Announces New Initiative to Address Disparities in HIV Outcomes among Minority Populations in the South Washington, DC — The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) in partnership with Cicatelli Associates, Inc. (CAI),...

Main News

Amid Furor Over Same-Sex ‘Date Night’ Ban, Restaurant Defends Policy

A popular restaurant in Brakpan, South Africa, has come under fire for excluding same-sex couples from its new "date night" promotion, as a pair of journalists posing as gay diners were "asked to leave". The...

Kenyans Turn to Wild Fruits and Insects as Drought Looms

NAIROBI - Too hungry to play, hundreds of starving children in Tiaty Constituency of Baringo County instead sit by the fire, watching the pot boil, in the hope that it is only a matter...

Business News

New Technologies in Debate in Biodiversity Conference

By Emilio Godoy CANCUN, Mexico - Synthetic biology, geoengineering and the recognition of ancestral knowledge are the issues that have generated the most heated debate in the United Nations Conference on Biodiversity, which ends in this...

Black-White Earnings Gap Returns To 1950 Levels

After decades of progress, earnings gap between black and white men is back at 1950 levels DURHAM, N.C. - After years of progress, the median earnings gap between black and white men has returned to...

Politics

Out Ga. Mayoral Candidate Faces Homophobic Attack Ads

An out, Black politician seeking to become the first mayor of a newly-formed Georgia city is facing anti-gay backlash from an opponent, in the form of homophobic attack ads. Rafer Johnson, a well-known community organizer...

Major LGBTQ Solidarity Protest At Stonewall Monument Tomorrow

The Trump administration is facing its third consecutive weekend of major public protests, this time at New York City's historic Stonewall Monument, as a massive LGBTQ Solidarity Rally is scheduled for tomorrow afternoon. The gathering,...

Commentary

Milo Yiannopoulos’s trash talking tanks

I believe free speech not only has its limits, but that it also has a level of responsibility to promote civil discourse for the welfare of others, and reject hate speech which is a...

Trump’s Travel Ban And LGBTQ Refugees

Before the federal courts put a stop to President Trump's broad travel ban, in which people from seven "Muslim-majority" countries were stopped, detained at US airports, and deported back to their country of origin,...

Family

Beyond Play: Sociologist Explores How Toys Fuel Stereotypes

A Sacramento State sociologist believes that clues to the continued dominance of men in the STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) fields – and the reason nurturing often comes more easily to women –...

Breastfeeding may have major impact on future health

Study Shows Alarming Disparities In Health Outcomes Could Be Prevented By Breastfeeding A new study published in the Journal of Pediatrics showed that black infants had more than twice the deaths of whites attributable to...

Friends in Adoption provides enlightened support for minorities and LGBT

Adoption is often viewed as a somewhat controversial subject accompanied with complex legal, civil, religious and societal issues. Please listen to a GBMNews discussion on intricacies, issues and support for prospective adoptive parents. From Friends in...

Life

Tourism and Natural Treasures to Pull Ethiopia Out of Poverty and Famine

By James Jeffrey ADDIS ABABA - Despite a cultural, historical and linguistic identity quite distinct from the rest of Africa, Ethiopia never became a major tourist destination on the continent. But Ethiopia didn’t appear that bothered...

Urban Sprawl Stunts Upward Mobility, U Study Finds

A recent study by University of Utah Department of City & Metropolitan Planning professor Reid Ewing and his colleagues in Utah, Texas and Louisiana, tested the relationship between urban sprawl and upward mobility for...

Arts & Entertainment News

Designing Men Strike A Pose In “Raye”

A New Film About The Cutthroat Male Modeling Industry In Steven L. Coard’s latest film, Raye, an African American man moves to New York City to pursue his dream of becoming a high fashion supermodel. One...

Out Filmmaker Tackles Dating, HIV In “90 Days”

In American cinema, the thorny subject of HIV and AIDS has occasionally been examined on the silver screen, as it was in 1993’s feature film Philadelphia, which cast Tom Hanks as a closeted, HIV-positive...

Sports News

St. Francis U. Linebacker Comes Out as Gay

Following in the footsteps of Michael Sam, the University Of Missouri defensive end who came out of the closet following his final collegiate season, another undergraduate player has publicly acknowledged his sexual orientation at...

New Study Looks at LGBT Allies in College Sports

The sports world has not always been considered the most inviting place for those who identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender. Yet, college athletes can make powerful allies for the LGBT community, given...

 Community News 

Trump Revokes Obama-Era Transgender Student Protections

The White House ended a set of guidelines from the Obama administration, which were intended to protect transgender students in public schools yesterday, citing "states' rights" to determine policies on the issue. The Obama directive,...

Trump is one example why we need Black History Month

February 1 begins Black History Month, a national annual observance since 1926, honoring and celebrating the achievements of African Americans. To commemorate its start President Trump hosted a “listening session” at the White House that...

NYC Man’s Lawsuit: Fake Grindr Profile Sent Hundreds To His Home

A Manhattan actor is taking the gay hookup app Grindr to court, following the sudden appearance of hundreds of gay men at his West Harlem home, all of whom were looking for sex, based...

A Women’s March on the World

NEW YORK - Just one day after the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump, hundreds of thousands of women are expected to attend one of the largest demonstrations in history for gender equality. By Tharanga Yakupitiyage Starting...

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