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Non-Prescription PrEP and PEP bill passes

Non-Prescription PrEP and PEP bill passes.

Late last month, Senator Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco) and Assemblymember Todd Gloria’s (D-San Diego) legislation to reduce barriers to accessing HIV preventative medications passed the Senate on a vote of 34-1. It now heads to the Assembly for committee hearings in the coming weeks.

CA senate passes bill to increase access to PrEP without a prescription

Despite their effectiveness, several barriers limit access to PrEP and PEP.

On Tuesday, Senator Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco) and Assemblymember Todd Gloria’s (D-San Diego) legislation to reduce barriers to accessing HIV preventative medications passed the Senate on a vote of 34-1. It now heads to the Assembly for committee hearings in the coming weeks.

San Diegan can't donate blood because they are non-binary

A local non-binary person hopes the FDA will change their policies for blood donation.

As it is today, potential donors must fill out a questionnaire which provides them with only two classifications: male or female. 

However, Van Levy of Pacific Beach is non-binary and doesn't fall into either of those genders. Levy uses the pronouns "them," "they," and their."

Toilet paper ad offends consumers because of same-sex focus

“Down there care from Cottonelle."

As more and more mainstream companies frack into the LGBT dollar, more and more homophobes are committing themselves to stop using products on principle alone.

The latest may not be the best staple to stop using. Toilet paper company Cottonelle has made an ad featuring a same-sex couple meeting the parents for the first time.