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1 hr ago | KHOU-TV Houston

HIV pills show more promise to prevent infection

There is more good news about HIV treatment pills used to prevent infection in people at high risk of getting the AIDS virus: Follow-up from a landmark study that proved the drug works now shows that it does not encourage risky sex and is effective even if people skip some doses.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News, Infectious Diseases, Medicine, UC San Francisco

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Denver Westword

Kelly Shortandqueer on zines, storytelling and his transgender insurance-claim victory

Kelly Shortandqueer has been a staple in Denver's creative community for over a decade.

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Related Topix: Libraries, Colorado, Denver, CO

Yahoo!

AIDS experts blast countries with anti-gay laws

Campaigners at the world AIDS conference are taking aim at countries with anti-gay laws, accusing them of creating conditions that allow the spread of HIV.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

WFAA-TV Dallas

Police union: Video shows woman attacked officer

More pictures and video have surfaced showing what happened before a city officer punched a woman at the city's gay pride parade and festival last month, which the city's police union contends show the officer was justified.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Gay/Lesbian

Whittier Daily News

Obama gives protection to gay, transgender government workers

President Barack Obama on Monday gave employment protection to gay and transgender workers in the federal government and its contracting agencies, after being convinced by advocates of what he called the “irrefutable rightness of your cause.” “America's federal contracts should not subsidize discrimination against the American ... (more)

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Law, Employment / Labor Law, Healthcare Law

EDGE

Several Idaho Gay Rights Activists to be Sentenced

Nearly two dozen gay rights activists who were arrested after they blocked doorways in the Idaho Statehouse are set to be sentenced in Boise's 4th District Court.

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Sunherald.com

Obama gives protection to gay, transgender workers

Obama is signing executive orders that will prohibit employment discrimination against those workers by the federal government and its contracting agencies.

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EDGE

Obama Gives Protection to Gay, Transgender Workers

Federal workers and contractors who are gay and transgender are getting new protections from President Barack Obama.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

EDGE

Murray State University Designates Gender Neutral Restrooms

Murray State University has designated three single-person restrooms as gender neutral restrooms available to any person regardless of gender identity or expression.

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Related Topix: Murray State University, Gay/Lesbian

The Capital-Journal

Transgender Kansans fear voter ID law is roadblock

Jordan Hanson, a transgender Kansan from Lawrence, fears she will be unable to vote because her ID lists her as a man.

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Related Topix: Kansas, Kansas Government, Topeka, KS

Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Times of India

EC rejects demand for 'transgender' on voter ID

MUMBAI: The transgender community in Maharashtra wants to be officially recognized as 'transgenders' or 'third gender', rather than be labeled as 'others' on electoral rolls.

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Related Topix: India, World News,

San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Comic-Con 2014: With Archiea s death, mainsteam comics come out of the closet

Archie , of Archie Comics fame, was fatally shot while protecting his gay best friend.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian

Chronicle Live

Thousands turn out to celebrate Newcastle Pride despite the weather

Thousands have turned out to enjoy the colour of Newcastle Pride this weekend - despite the grey skies that hung over the city.

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Q-Notes

Gay men, MSM and transgender people in the global AIDS response

Pictured Above: International AIDS Society President FranA oise BarrA©-Sinoussi leads a memorial service for the victims of the Malaysian plane crash during the Opening Session.

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Related Topix: Air Accidents, Australia, World News,

NewsOne

Re: R. Kelly's Child Takes To Instargram To Say He Is A Transgender Boy | News One

Jay Kelly , the youngest child of superstar R. Kelly and VH1 " Hollywood Exes " reality show star/dancer Andrea Kelly , has just identified as a transgender boy on his Instagram account.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian

Colorado Springs Independent

Somethings to be proud of

Sometimes I attend the Pride parade and sometimes I don't . But this year, I'm definitely there - I'm really feeling the need to get off my dead ass and connect with the people in my community.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals

Sat Jul 19, 2014

EDGE

Dr. Nikolas Chugay :: Plastic Surgeon and LGBTQ Pioneer

Dr. Nikolas Chugay, with offices in Long Beach and Beverly Hills, is one outstanding surgeon, and the reasons are clear: Experience, understanding of the LGBTQ community, compassion and... did we say experience? Make sure the surgeon you select is qualified, properly trained and certified to perform your procedures.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Dentistry, Gay/Lesbian

EDGE

WHO Recommends PrEP for Gay Men

Gay and bisexual men who are at risk for HIV infection should consider using antiretroviral drugs for pre-exposure prophylaxis, better known as PrEP, according to new guidelines from the World Health Organization.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Los Angeles Times

Obama will sign order barring gay, transgender discrimination

President Obama, speaking at the Democratic National Committee LGBT Gala in New York on June 17, will sign an executive order extending anti-discrimination protections to gay or transgender federal workers.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, George Bush, W., ACLU

The Miami Herald

A month of paying tribute to LGBT strides

My special Pride Month celebration began early - at 7:30 a.m. - when I would be giving a speech on a topic no new U.S. citizen had ever heard.

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Related Topix: us Travel, Travel, Miami, FL, Gay/Lesbian, Coral Gables, FL

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