Hiv/aids

It may be Pride month – but the world has little to be proud of when it comes to LGBT rights

It may be Pride month, but gay men, lesbian women, trans people and bisexual people across the country will have this same thought, even now as …

LGBTQ

How the Trump Administration Is Reversing Progress on HIV

As an HIV researcher and clinician, I have seen firsthand the virus’s disproportionate devastation of sexual minorities, the poor and many people of …

Public Health

Judge sides with AIDS Healthcare Foundation, dismisses suit

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — A federal judge ruled in favor of one of the nation’s largest suppliers of HIV and AIDS medical care, clearing it of …

Denver

Legalized medical marijuana signed into law by Rick Scott

TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Rick Scott on Friday signed into law a broader medical marijuana system for the state, following through on a promise he made …

Cannabis

What Your Dating Habits May Say About You — Or Not — If You’re A Gay Senior Or Millennial

"How do you define love?"<p>Now that same-sex marriage is legal in the U.S., it's a whole new ball game for the LGBTQ community. In the past, a marriage …

LGBTQ

Dating with an STI: 7 ways to navigate the (often harsh) dating world

The online dating world for most is overwhelming when it comes to options, but if you have a sexually transmitted infection or disease, the pool can …

Canadian News

Celebrating Buddhism’s Inclusivity

Every June, the LGBTQ community and allies around the world celebrate Pride Month. The tradition has grown out of the June 1969 rebellion that …

Buddhism

This Week in Health: Summer Colds, Health Care and Yoga

It's officially summer, but the warm weather doesn't necessarily mean you're in for three months of good health. This week's health news revealed why …

American Health Care Act

Apple Watch Pride Edition Reaffirms Pro-LGBT Stance, Part Of Sales Will Go To Support Groups | International Business Times

Apple launched a special Pride Edition Apple Watch band Thursday, with a part of its sales to go to LGBT support groups. The nylon band will come in …

LGBTQ

Cheers and Jeers: Rum and Resistance FRIDAY!

1803 votes Vote Now!<p>Who won the week?<p>Senator Al Franken, whose book "Al Franken: Giant of the Senate," shot to the top of the New York Times …

Al Franken

Former Trump HIV/AIDS advisers rip Senate GOP healthcare bill

Three former members of the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS (PACHA) who resigned ...

ObamaCare

Celebrate Pride with this playlist of LGBTQ musicians

I first came out over a decade ago, early in the torments of middle school and deep in the cornfields of suburban Indiana. To say I was lacking …

LGBTQ

“People who have HIV are going to suffer,” says Denver professor who left presidential HIV/AIDS council in protest of Trump

A Denver professor who along with five others last week quit the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS in protest of Donald Trump said people …

Denver

Poignant Image Speaks Volumes For LGBT Relationships

A picture tells a thousand words.<p>And they don’t come much more poignant than this one which has gone viral on social media with hundreds of thousands …

LGBTQ

BioLite Is The Stove That Could Save Millions a Year

Weekend campers and weekday engineers Alec Drummond and Jonathan Cedar were annoyed by the inefficiencies of portable stoves. They required …

Developing Countries

Utah tattoo parlor settles lawsuit brought by student with HIV

A 27-year-old Utah college students with HIV has reached a legal settlement agreement with a Clearfield tattoo parlor that had denied him service …

Salt Lake City

Why James Corden Sent 297 Copies of the Movie ‘Philadelphia’ to Donald Trump

The host of "The Late Late Show" feels very strongly that Trump has never seen the Oscar-winning Jonathan Demme film.<p>“The Late Late Show” host James …

James Corden

'Trump doesn't care about HIV,' say advisers who resigned

<b>(CNN) —</b> Six members of the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS resigned last week, owing to "a president who simply does not care," one member wrote in a Newsweek op-ed on Friday headlined "Trump doesn't care about HIV. We're outta here."<p>"We cannot ignore the many signs that the Trump …

News

I worked for Trump’s HIV Advisory Council: here’s why I quit

‘Donald Trump took away my hammer, and he’s begun to demolish everything me, my colleagues and the previous administration worked hard to build’<p>It was the honour of my life to be appointed to the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS (PACHA) by the Barack Obama Administration, and the decision …

Culture

Zimbabwe: Child Poverty and the Risks of HIV

[The Herald] Our Children, Our Future It goes without saying that children are at higher risk of poverty and deprivation. Girls and boys experience …

Poverty

An End to the HIV Epidemic? Not If Trumpcare Passes

“More people are going to get sick and more people are going to die.”

ObamaCare

Jeff Sessions hires attorney who defended Christian school that banned interracial dating

Another Trump Administration official has hired private legal counsel as multiple investigations continue into potential Trump campaign collusion …

Jeff Sessions

Malawi on track in HIV/AIDS fight 90:90:90 UNAIDS’ ambitious target - Malawi Nyasa Times - Malawi breaking news in Malawi

The Ministry of Health (MoH) and Médecins Sans Frontières, (MSF) have described Malawi’s work towards reaching the Joint United Nations Program on …

Public Health

5 overlooked politics stories that are worth your time

Ohio Governor John Kasich has said he opposes rolling back a business tax cut in the state. File photo by Aaron Josefczyk/ReutersThe 24-hour news …

John Kasich

White House Advisors on HIV/AIDS Staying With Trump—For Now

The Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS lost six members last week who said that Trump “simply does not care” about the virus. But most will stay on.<p>Should I stay or should I go?<p>That’s the question that many members of the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS have been asking themselves …

American Health Care Act

With legalization coming, researchers implore federal government to make it easier to study cannabis

With cannabis legalization on the horizon next year, the federal government must make it easier to study the potential medical benefits of the drug and evaluate how ending prohibition might affect society, according to an open letter to politicians from dozens of the country’s leading academics and …

Cannabis

6 Members Of The Presidential Advisory Council On HIV/Aids Resign

Steve Inskeep talks to Dr. Michelle Ogle of the Warren-Vance Community Health Center in Henderson, N.C., about why she chose to resign from the advisory council. Five others also left the panel.<p>Transcript<p>STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:<p>Let's ask a doctor why she left U.S. government service. Her name is …

Politics

White House HIV/AIDS Advocates See No Point in Working With Trump Anymore

There were high hopes at the beginning of the Trump Administration that we’d elected a bumblefuck who didn’t know how to do his job. That way, …

Public Health

Mathematical Modeling Uncovers Mysteries of HIV Infection in the Brain

A new math model has helped researchers to uncover the progression of HIV infection in the brain.The post Mathematical Modeling Uncovers Mysteries of …

Neuroscience

Sean Spicer’s off-camera, no-audio press briefing, annotated

<i>Unless you were in the White House briefing room on Monday, you could not watch or even listen to press secretary Sean Spicer answer reporters' questions. So, we are offering the next best thing — an annotated transcript of the session.</i><p><i>The Fix has marked up Spicer's off-camera, no-audio briefing,</i> …

Sean Spicer