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Reflecting On The AIDS Epidemic This Gay Men’s Health Crisis Founders’ Day – HuffPost

While AIDS has changed a great deal since the early 1980s with the advent of effective medications that make HIV a manageable chronic disease, GMHC is still here – continuing to save lives every day. GMHC still operates that hotline, still provides counseling and testing for HIV, sexually transmitted illnesses, Hep B and Hep C and […]

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CDC partners in largest gay sex survey in the US – Wisconsin Gazette

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has partnered in what’s considered the country’s largest gay health survey. An introduction to the survey at http://www.sexisthequestion.org says, “We all know how to keep ourselves safe. Yet, guys continue to test positive. We need your help to figure out why.” The confidential survey, led […]

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Reflecting On The AIDS Epidemic This Gay Men’s Health Crisis Founders’ Day – HuffPost

While AIDS has changed a great deal since the early 1980s with the advent of effective medications that make HIV a manageable chronic disease, GMHC is still here – continuing to save lives every day. GMHC still operates that hotline, still provides counseling and testing for HIV, sexually transmitted illnesses, Hep B and Hep C and […]

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Legal Council for Health Justice to host Bienvenidos at Sidetrack – Windy City Times

Legal Council for Health Justice will host its annual summer benefit at Sidetrack on Thursday, Aug. 17, at 6 p.m. This year’s event is called Bienvenidos! and will celebrate the diverse, vibrant and welcoming country of Mexico. Bienvenidos! will feature Mexican cuisine by Bombon Cafe, cocktails by Sidetrack, live entertainment, an extensive silent auction and […]

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World STI & HIV Congress Discusses Technology, Apps, and a Gayer Agenda – HuffPost

The World STI and HIV Congress represents the biennial joint meeting of the International Society for Sexually Transmitted Diseases Research (ISSTDR) and the International Union Against Sexually Transmitted Infections (IUSTI), in partnership with our local organizer, the Brazilian Society of Sexually Transmitted Diseases (BSSTD-Rio de Janeiro). The Congress meeting is unique: it brings together the most […]

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Reflecting On The AIDS Epidemic This Gay Men’s Health Crisis Founders’ Day – HuffPost

While AIDS has changed a great deal since the early 1980s with the advent of effective medications that make HIV a manageable chronic disease, GMHC is still here – continuing to save lives every day. GMHC still operates that hotline, still provides counseling and testing for HIV, sexually transmitted illnesses, Hep B and Hep C and […]

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We Don’t Know Nearly Enough About LGBTQ Health. A Massive New Study May Change That. – Slate Magazine (blog)

One of the big barriers we often found trying to encourage people to teach medical students, doctors or other health care providers about LGBTQ+ people was they said, “Well, there wasn’t enough evidence about the health care needs of the community.” And we kept giving lectures and complaining that the studies weren’t being done. We […]

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We Don’t Know Nearly Enough About LGBTQ Health. A Massive New Study May Change That. – Slate Magazine (blog)

One of the big barriers we often found trying to encourage people to teach medical students, doctors or other health care providers about LGBTQ+ people was they said, “Well, there wasn’t enough evidence about the health care needs of the community.” And we kept giving lectures and complaining that the studies weren’t being done. We […]

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Mayor Annise Parker started offering benefits to same-sex couples married outside of Texas. Photo: Marie D. De Jeséºs, Staff / © 2013 Houston Chronicle

Gay couples push to preserve Houston city spousal benefits – Chron.com

Caption Close A trio of city employees and their same sex spouses filed a federal suit Thursday to require the city of Houston to keep offering health insurance and other benefits for gay couples. The legal action bats back at another ongoing suit that would ban the city from offering benefits to same-sex spouses and […]

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Gay Men’s Health Crisis celebrates 35 years with march to NYC AIDS Memorial – amNY

Staff and supporters of Gay Men’s Health Crisis will march through the streets of Manhattan on Wednesday to commemorate more than 35 years since the organization’s inception. The group, which spearheaded the fight against HIV and AIDS when they say few would even pay attention, will walk to the New York City AIDS Memorial in […]

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Gay Men’s Health Crisis Marks 35 Years Battling AIDS – West Village … – Patch.com

GREENWICH VILLAGE, NY — The Gay Men’s Health Crisis, the monumental group that helped raise awareness about the AIDS health epidemic, is marking its 35th anniversary on Wednesday with a march to NYC’s new AIDS Memorial. Thirty-five years ago this week, a group of men met in a Greenwich Village living room to discuss the […]

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Gay sauna fights HIV in Britain with first-of-its-kind test vending machine – Reuters

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – An innovative vending machine for HIV tests being piloted in Britain aims to help in the fight to end the epidemic by encouraging more people to find out whether they have contracted the virus as a first step to seek treatment, a doctor said. Installed at a gay sauna in […]

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Gender: Standards promote health for all youth – The News Tribune

Gender: Standards promote health for all youth Re: “New health standards are alarming,” (TNT letter, 7/31). After reading this letter to the editor, I was saddened by the inaccuracies, but I was deeply disturbed by the effect that letter being shared would have for our students. The new state health standards aim to keep all […]

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Deputy Governor Blames HIV Infections on Gay TV Characters – Khaosod English

Thaweesak Lertprapan in an undated photo. Photo: Matichon BANGKOK — A deputy Bangkok governor is under fire for suggesting that more young men are becoming infected with HIV because there are more gay characters on television. After Thaweesak Lertprapan said HIV infections in young men were rising – itself a dubious claim […]

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Gay Men’s Health Crisis celebrates 35 years with march to NYC AIDS Memorial – amNY

Staff and supporters of Gay Men’s Health Crisis will march through the streets of Manhattan on Wednesday to commemorate more than 35 years since the organization’s inception. The group, which spearheaded the fight against HIV and AIDS when they say few would even pay attention, will walk to the New York City AIDS Memorial in […]

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Gay Men’s Health Crisis Marks 35 Years Battling AIDS – Patch.com

GREENWICH VILLAGE, NY — The Gay Men’s Health Crisis, the monumental group that helped raise awareness about the AIDS health epidemic, is marking its 35th anniversary on Wednesday with a march to NYC’s new AIDS Memorial. Thirty-five years ago this week, a group of men met in a Greenwich Village living room to discuss the […]

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Haiti Aims to Ban Gay Marriage and Stifle LGBTQ Rights – Care2.com

Haiti’s Senate has passed a bill designed to not just ban same-gender marriage, but also to prohibit the so-called promotion of homosexuality. Why is Haiti so preoccupied with same-gender marriage, and is there any way to stop this attack on LGBTQ rights? Haiti already bans same-gender marriage by only recognizing marriages between a man and a […]

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Houston sued over possible denial of benefits to gay spouses – KSAT San Antonio

HOUSTON – Three city employees and their spouses who are concerned that Houston could be forced to stop paying benefits to same-sex spouses due to an ongoing civil case on Thursday sued the city, asking for a court order to stop any such action. The employees’ lawsuit, filed in federal court, comes after the all-Republican […]

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Gay Men’s Health Crisis celebrates 35 years with march to NYC AIDS Memorial – amNY

Staff and supporters of Gay Men’s Health Crisis will march through the streets of Manhattan on Wednesday to commemorate more than 35 years since the organization’s inception. The group, which spearheaded the fight against HIV and AIDS when they say few would even pay attention, will walk to the New York City AIDS Memorial in […]

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Gay Men’s Health Crisis Marks 35 Years Battling AIDS – West Village … – Patch.com

GREENWICH VILLAGE, NY — The Gay Men’s Health Crisis, the monumental group that helped raise awareness about the AIDS health epidemic, is marking its 35th anniversary on Wednesday with a march to NYC’s new AIDS Memorial. Thirty-five years ago this week, a group of men met in a Greenwich Village living room to discuss the […]

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Gay Men’s Health Crisis celebrates 35 years with march to NYC AIDS Memorial – amNY

Staff and supporters of Gay Men’s Health Crisis will march through the streets of Manhattan on Wednesday to commemorate more than 35 years since the organization’s inception. The group, which spearheaded the fight against HIV and AIDS when they say few would even pay attention, will walk to the New York City AIDS Memorial in […]

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