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This march was organized by the Treatment Action Campaign (TAC), in Durban, South Africa on July 18, 2016. The march was in conjunction with the World AIDS Conference. Thousands of demonstrators made their way to the International Convention Centre to hand over a memorandum calling for better treatment and increased health care support. Photo ©International AIDS Society/Rogan Ward

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Health & Wellness

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),...

Arizona professor honored for HIV research in Nigeria

TUCSON, Ariz. – John Ehiri, PhD, MPH, MSc, professor and chair of the Department of Health Promotion Sciences at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, has received a...

New York City AIDS Memorial Park Rises At St. Vincent’s Triangle

Installation has begun on the New York City AIDS Memorial, located at the intersection of West 12th Street and Greenwich Avenue in the West Village. NEW YORK - Construction of the New York City AIDS...

Main News

Suspect Indicted In Big Ben Murder, Claims ‘Self-Defense’

A Manhattan grand jury has indicted Daquan King, the masseur accused of killing Savyon (Big Ben) Zabar, the owner of famed gay nightclub Escuelita, sources said yesterday. King, 23, is charged with second-degree murder...

Obama Commutes Chelsea Manning’s Prison Sentence

President Obama today commuted the 35-year prison sentence of Chelsea Manning, the transgender Army whistle blower convicted of sending a huge trove of classified materials to the Wikileaks website. Manning, who was court-martialed under the...

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

Gay Rights: N.C. Legislators Eye Repeal of HB2

Following the election of Democrat Ray Cooper as North Carolina;s new governor, legislators in the Tar Heel State are meeting today to propose a bill which would repeal HB2, the harsh, controversial anti -...

Henderson Seen as Possible SF Supervisor Choice After Leno Wins Senate Seat

Paul Hemderson, the out, Black former prosecutor who lost a recent bid for a San Francisco Superior Court judgeship, is being considered by Mayor Ed Lee as a possible replacement for City Supervisor Mark...

Commentary

Bishop Eddie Long’s cautionary tale about homophobia

When news hit the airwaves that Bishop Eddie Long died from an unnamed aggressive cancer resulting in dramatic weight lost, many now throughout the Black Church community wonder if his death was due to...

Come Home… response to Kim Burrell

I woke up this morning to the maelstrom created by Pastor Kim Burrell and her virulently homophobic sermon. While my first thought was to ignore the matter, the reality is that as an openly...

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...

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Arts & Entertainment News

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...
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90 DAYS Trailer

A riveting story of love, integrity and compassion, 90 DAYS explores a beautiful couple's relationship and their life altering decision after ninety days of dating. After ninety days of dating, Jessica and Taylor are forced...

Sports News

Three players speaking to FA about coming out, says British MP

Three players are in contact with the Football Association about coming out as gay, according to MP John Nicolson. He made the comments during a Department of Culture, Media and Sport hearing into homophobia in...

Muhammad Ali Retroactively named “Fighter of the Year” for 1966

Ring Magazine names Muhammad Ali "Fighter of the Year" a half century after he was denied the honor because of his stand against the Vietnam War and his affiliation with the Nation of Islam. By Michael...

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 Community News 

Masseur Arrested In Big Ben Murder Case

As family members bid their final farewell to gay nightlife icon Savyon Zabar, NYPD detectives ended their citywide dragnet in his killing, by arresting their prime suspect. Police arrested Daquan King, 23, who was...

Dragnet Continues For Suspect In Big Ben Murder Case

A citywide manhunt is underway for a man suspected of killing Savyon Zabar, the former owner of Midtown's famed gay nightclub Escuelita. Zabar, known to clubgoers and performers as Big Ben, was strangled in his...

Owner Of NYC’s Escuelita Club Strangled To Death

Savyon Zabar, also known as Big Ben, the owner of the popular Midtown gay club Escuelita, was found strangled to death in his Upper West Side apartment earlier this week, NYPD detectives said. Zabar, 54,...

Amid Growing Controversy Over Homophobic Sermon, Shirley Caesar Defends Kim Burrell

Shirley Caesar, the multiple-Grammy winning gospel singer, defended colleague Kim Burrell last night, new video released to social media shows. Burrell, who is the founder and pastor of Houston's Love and Liberty Fellowship Church, delivered...

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