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Archive for June 2010

NYC’s GMHC signs lease, finalizes move

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After months of controversy, New York City’s premiere AIDS service organization last week signed a lease on a new home. Read the rest of this entry »

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June 30, 2010 at 3:09 PM

Posted in Health, HIV

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AFER: SCOTUS ruling bodes well for Prop 8 case

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This week’s Supreme Court ruling against a college group that did not permit gay members could have implications for the federal challenge to California’s Proposition 8. Read the rest of this entry »

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June 30, 2010 at 1:51 PM

Posted in Law, Marriage, Uncategorized

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New group focusing on diversity within gay community

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Two LGBT activists in Dallas are launching a new group – aimed at bringing attention to racial and socio-economic inequality, both in general, and WITHIN the gay rights movement. Read the rest of this entry »

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June 18, 2010 at 4:00 PM

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Key findings from study of gay marriage polls

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New research shows that polling on gay marriage referendums typically under-represents the anti-gay side … while debunking the most common myth as to why. Read the rest of this entry »

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June 15, 2010 at 4:27 PM

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Transgender inmate’s healthcare trial to go forward

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A transgender federal inmate currently being held in Massachusetts won a major victory in court last week – in her fight to receive treatment for Gender Identity Disorder. Read the rest of this entry »

Written by OutQ News staff

June 14, 2010 at 3:05 PM

Posted in Uncategorized

National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce vs. McDonald’s

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The National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce has written a letter to fast food giant McDonald’s – accusing it of “geographic pandering.” The letter was prompted by a pro-gay TV ad that McDonald’s is running in France, which has been making the rounds on the internet. But the ad isn’t the problem. Read the rest of this entry »

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June 11, 2010 at 2:19 PM

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Study: Kids of lesbian moms better adjusted

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New findings from the longest-running study ever conducted on same-sex parenting show the children of lesbian parents are as well-adjusted, or more well-adjusted than their peers. Read the rest of this entry »

Written by OutQ News staff

June 8, 2010 at 5:00 PM

Posted in Family, Health

Lifting blood ban could add 200K pints yearly

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An LGBT think tank says that ending the blanket ban on blood donations from gay men will not only end a discriminatory practice, it will help to shore up the nation’s blood supply, and could save lives.

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June 4, 2010 at 3:00 PM

GMHC responds, rebuts move complaints

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New York’s largest AIDS service provider has answered the community’s questions and complaints about a potential move to a new location …. but activists say their issues STILL have not been addressed.

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June 4, 2010 at 2:00 PM

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SLDN sees path to DADT repeal

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One of the nation’s leading advocates for gays in the military says there’s a clear route to repealing Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell.

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Written by OutQ News staff

June 3, 2010 at 8:48 AM

Posted in Legislation, Military

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