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World AIDS Day: What are we doing and is it enough?

"Yes some important progress has been made. After years of advocacy, we celebrated the announced end of the travel and immigration ban for people with HIV. We applaud the Obama Administration for its leadership in ending this government-sponsored discrimination against people living with HIV."

Inter-American Commission on Human Rights Should Investigate U.S.-Mexico Border Crossing Deaths

“More than 5,000 people have died crossing our border, and an estimated seven to eleven percent of them are children,” said Kevin Keenan, Executive Director of the ACLU of San Diego & Imperial Counties. “Equally alarming are the hundreds of family members who are left in inconsolable limbo, never knowing the fate of their loved one.”

American Evangelicals Play Role in Uganda Effort to ‘Wipe Out’ Gays

In March, American anti-gay activists traveled to Uganda for a conference that pledged to “wipe out” homosexuality. Seven months later, a draconian bill has been introduced that pledges to make good on this threat.

Straight Italian Couple Sues Over Gay Cruise

An unnamed middle age couple brought suit earlier this week against Grimaldi Lines cruises after realizing their three night, two day trip had been booked on a cruise for gay men.