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Painting on glass of St Claire, 1878 by M Lorin | PHOTOS.COM Paul and Timothy were friends. They had a close relationship – but more than friends, Paul was also Timothy’s mentor. Several times in his letters, Paul mentions Timothy as a trusted companion and colleague. In 1 Corinthians, Paul writes to a troubled and […]

Good riddance to the 60-vote filibuster

Last week, Majority Leader Harry Reid and Democrats changed the Senate, allowing a simple majority to end filibusters on most judicial nominations and executive appointees. To do so, they used what had become known as the “nuclear option,” interpreting the rules to mean that while 60 voters were needed to end a filibuster, only 51 […]

NIH statement on World AIDS Day 2013 — Dec. 1

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has issued the following statement on World AIDS Day 2013 — Dec. 1 In the 25 years that have passed since the first annual commemoration of World AIDS Day, extraordinary scientific progress has been made in the fight against HIV/AIDS. That progress has turned an HIV diagnosis from an […]

EGLSF appoints Stockholm host of ‘EuroGames’ 2015 (VIDEO)

The European Gay & Lesbian Sport Federation (EGLSF) has appointed Stockholm the host of EuroGames 2015. EuroGames is one of the biggest LGBTQ events in the world, and comprises a cultural, political, and sports program. EuroGames is open to everyone who wants to participate, regardless of age, gender, sexuality or religion. EuroGames was founded in […]

New CDC report: sexual risk lower among US gay and bisexual men who accurately know their HIV status


A new analysis of data from 20 major U.S. cities reveals continued signs of sexual risk among gay and bisexual men, but shows dramatically lower sexual risk among those who accurately know their HIV status. The findings were published today in CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. In 2011, 33 percent of HIV-positive men who […]

Elton John’s book, ‘Love Is the Cure,’ out in paperback today

NEW YORK, — Today marks the paperback release of Elton John’s national bestseller, Love Is the Cure: On Life, Loss and the End of AIDS, in which he shares his vision for ending the HIV/AIDS epidemic worldwide. Love Is the Cure describes Elton’s personal journey into AIDS activism, beginning with his friendship with Ryan White. Much more than a […]

Lesbian waitress caught in lie after claiming ‘lifestyle differences’ prevented couple from leaving a tip

In what appears to be a hoax, a New York couple has stepped forward with proof that claims by a former Marine, Dayna Morales, stating that she did not receive a tip on a $93.55 bill on the account of her ‘lifestyle’ have proved dramatically incorrect. According to NBCNewYork.com, “The husband and wife, who asked […]

Gay Games 9 medal unveiled

All registrants for the 2014 Gay Games presented by the Cleveland Foundation will receive the unique beautifully designed, well-crafted 3-inch participant medal to wear around their necks. First, second and third-place finishers in the various divisions and categories of the 35+ sports happening Aug. 9-16  will take home gold, silver and bronze versions. Graphic designer Jamey […]

Being Alive and Babycakes team up for World AIDS Day

Being Alive San Diego and Babycakes have teamed up for the World AIDS Day on December 1.  Babycakes will be selling a special Red Ribbon cupcake through the month of December and $1 will be donated to Being Alive.   “We thank Babycakes for their support of Being Alive” states Shannon Wagner, executive director at Being Alive.  […]

GLAAD announces new president

  NEW YORK, NY – The National Board of Directors of GLAAD, the nation’s lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) media advocacy organization, have announced the election of Sarah Kate Ellis as the organization’s new CEO and president following a nationwide search.   “GLAAD’s unparalleled history in shifting American beliefs on LGBT families paved the […]

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