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Op-Ed: Obama’s Plan Will Lead to the Eradication of HIV in this Country with the Help of PrEP

Op-Ed: Obama’s Plan Will Lead to the Eradication of HIV in this Country with the Help of PrEP

The president’s newest HIV strategy focuses in part of increasing use of PrEP. Here’s why that’s a good thing. by Carl Sciortino for hivplusmag.com Recently, HBO aired the documentary Larry Kramer inLove and Anger, a chronicle of the iconoclastic AIDS activist, playwright, and author who co-founded Gay Men’s Health Crisis, the world’s first AIDS service organization, and later,

Obama Voices Support for Africa LGBT Rights

Above: Workers finish installing a large billboard showing Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta, left, and President Barack Obama, right, in downtown Nairobi, Kenya. AP Photo/Ben Curtis Associated Press: WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama voiced strong support for gay rights in Africa on Thursday as he began a trip to the continent, bucking calls from some African leaders to keep his views

Obama, Biden to Host Mental Health Conference

Posted by CNN Political Unit (CNN) – President Barack Obama kicked off the White House’s National Conference on Mental Health Monday by saying he hopes the event will elevate the conversation on mental health to a national level by “bringing mental illness out of the shadows.” “There should be no shame in discussing or seeking help

Will Ferrell and His Mustache Will Do Anything to Get You to Vote: Video

He made you a frickin’ owl for christ sakes, at least you could do is vote for Obama (the right choice). He’ll dance, he’ll cook—Will Ferrell will do anything to get you to vote in this election. Confirm where you vote here: http://OFA.BO/qF51sn

Thousands march for gun control in Washington

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14-Year-Old Radio Host Says Obama and Biden Are ‘Making Kids Gay.’ He Really Needs a Hug

A 14-year-old radio talk show host in West Virginia is claiming that President Obama and Vice President Biden are turning children gay by coming out in favor of same-sex marriage. “Homosexuality is a belief,” Caiden Cowger explained during a May 26th broadcast. “It is not mandatory in that person…it is sickening.” “I’m going to tell you this,

Emboldened Obama Sets Stage for Nasty Fights Ahead

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Obama Release Progress for the LGBT Community Infographic


ACLU to Obama: ‘Our Right to Love Doesn’t Evolve’

Today, the ACLU is inviting LGBT advocates to send President Obama a simple Valentine’s Day message: “Our right to love doesn’t evolve, We’re born with it.” It has been 476 days since President Obama first said that he was “evolving” on the question of marriage equality. via thinkprogress.org

“Yes We Can, But No We Haven’t” Gay Footballers Poetry Slam to Obama

Slam poem written and performed by Adam Goddard who voices his disbelief over President Obama’s failure to fully support marriage equality. When we first met Adam Goddard about a year ago, he was overjoyed to have found the Los Angeles Gay Football League. A student at Long Beach State and attracted to both men and women,

Queer News: Anderson Cooper, Obama At HRC Dinner, Choose Your Pronoun, DADT Repeal in Action

Obama At HRC Dinner: GOP Presidential Candidates Must ‘Stand Up’ For Gay Soldiers   OBAMA: We don’t believe in that. We don’t believe in standing silent when that happens. We dont’ believe in them being silent since. You want to be commander in chief, you can start by standing up for the men and women who

Christie remains independent and popular, but will that strategy work for 2016?

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Harkin retirement sets off political scramble in Iowa

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Obama birth control mandate loosens lawsuits

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White House Comes Out of Closet with Their Web Site Dedicated to LGBT Community

The White House Launches website naming the presidents achievements with the LGBT community and a bountiful amount of information and fact sheets on the most current topics pertaining to laws and politics for the LGBT. ADDITIONAL RESOURCES Stop Bullying Aids.gov Don’t Ask Don’t Tell http://www.whitehouse.gov/lgbt ENGAGING THE COMMUNITY President Obama is committed to working with