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LETTER: Update on 100 Center families and seniors

The Center is still raising funds to provide special meals, gift cards and support to more than 62 additional families in need during this holiday season – and I’d deeply appreciate your support.

RNC teams up with anti-gay extremist and hate group

Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus insists that the GOP’s opposition to marriage equality must be “draped in the concepts of grace, love and respect” … and what better way to show it than partnering with two radical anti-gay groups to send 168 RNC members to Israel.

HRC: Addressing hate crimes

HRC’s guide shows state-level advocates what their state legislatures must do to fully address the problem of hate crimes.

AHF: Kaiser Permanente PrEP study reports 45% increase in condom-less sex

“This Kaiser study confirms the fears of organizations like AHF that have expressed caution and skepticism about the wisdom of the community’s wholesale embrace — as well as the CDC’s recommendation — of the widespread scale up of PrEP as a potentially prudent public health prevention strategy.”

Did LGBT Tennesseans just get legal protections?

A largely overlooked case issued by the Tennessee Court of Appeals may have given lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals new protections from discrimination in the state of Tennessee.

Irene Monroe: World AIDS Day and my community’s ongoing struggle

According to the CDC in 2010, 1 in 22 African-Americans will be diagnosed HIV-positive in their lifetime. And, it’s the leading cause of death among African-American women between the ages of 25-34 and African-American men between the ages of 35-44.

Amazon's support of LGBT equality clashes with its charity

Customers can choose from nearly a million nonprofits, including groups that oppose same-sex marriage such as the National Organization For Marriage Education Fund and Focus on the Family, as well as the Boy Scouts of America, which bans openly gay adult leaders.