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Meet LGBT History Month icon Charles Blow

Charles Blow is an American journalist and a columnist for The New York Times. As the only African-American columnist on the paper’s opinion pages, Blow focuses twice weekly on issues of social justice, race relations and the pitfalls of politics. 

'Pharma Bro' will let you punch him if the price is right

"Pharma Bro" Martin Shkreli will let you punch him if the price is right.

You may remember Martin Shkreli, or the “Pharma Bro” who purchased the rights to Daraprim, a drug that helps treat people with HIV, then hiked the cost from $13 to $750.

He is now actively involved in a fundraiser he started which will allow the highest bidder to punch him or slap him directly in the face.

'Don’t Ask Don’t Tell' is still destroying lives

For 17 years, DADT provided the military with a powerful weapon to silence and retaliate against male service members who were sexually assaulted.

September 20 marks five years since Congress repealed “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” (DADT). Under DADT, openly gay and lesbian people were barred from military service.

Those already in the military but found to “demonstrate a propensity or intent to engage in homosexual acts” were expelled. 

AIDS Walk San Diego update: Leading the fundraising pack

Leading the Fundraising Pack

The competition is on to see who will be the top AIDS Walk fundraisers in 2016 – and we can’t thank them enough! Check out who is leading the pack so far:

Top 5 Individuals

1.    David Ramos 

2.    Kevin Beiser 

3.    Delores Jacobs 

4.    Justin Sargent

5.    Rebekah Hook-Held