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Mexico City legalizes same-sex marriage

Mexico City lawmakers yesterday passed a bill legalizing same-sex marriage, making the city the first in Latin America to legalize gay marriage. The bill passed with a vote of 39-20.

Ugandan president committed to blocking anti-gay bill

U.S. officials have received assurances from the Ugandan president that he would work to block a harshly anti-gay bill from becoming law in his country and would veto the legislation should it come to his desk, according to the State Department.

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."