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Trans crisis hotline gets four-times more calls since memo leak

According to Trans Lifeline, the number of calls coming into their crises center have quadrupled since the New York Times printed a story about an alleged memo that proposes to erase transgender individuals from society. 

Red Sox and trans pride flag win the World Series

The world series got a colorful reminder of human rights during the game.

Just as the L.A. Dodgers and Red Sox were battling it out for the Commissioner's Trophy at the World Series on Sunday night, activists draped a huge trans Pride flag from over an upper deck in the stadium seats. 

Majority now believe sexual assault is widespread issue

Recent public discussions about sexual assault also influenced views on how many victims report their sexual assaults to police or friends and family—with 29 percent responding that fewer victims report their experience than they previously thought.

Nearly two in three Americans (65 percent) now believe that sexual assault is a widespread problem in society, according to a new AmeriSpeak® Spotlight on Health survey from NORC at the University of Chicago.

CDC researchers examine HIV-related stigma among U.S. healthcare providers

Less stigmatizing attitudes by providers can help reduce social and structural barriers to HIV care across the care continuum.

A Systemic Review from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) analyzed studies of HIV-related stigma among healthcare providers and identified three main themes: attitudes, beliefs, and behaviors; quality of patient care; and education and training.

Chargers owner Alex Spanos has died, he was 95

Alex G. Spanos: 1923 - 2018

Alexander Gus Spanos was a real estate developer with humble beginnings. He created  A.G. Spanos Companies which at one time was the largest apartment developer in the United States.

But most people in San Diego knew him as the owner of the Chargers which he took majority control of in 1984.

Spano passed away peacefully on Tuesday morning. 

Can you "age out" of the LGBT community?

Matthew J. Dempsey sits down with longtime friend Eric Rutherford to discuss growing older in the LGBT community.

Psychotherapist and journalist Matthew J. Dempsey has covered many topics in the LGBT community and this week he's discussing one which affects every human being: age. 

In the notoriously agist LGBT community, the term "daddy" carries with it a few connotations. One, to describe someone who is older, and two, someone who prefers to date and care for younger men. 

International female sports rivals get married

The hockey rivals got married this past Sept.

Although Americans may not be as in love with hockey as Canadians are, there was at least one international rink-side meet-cute that resulted in a fine romance and a sporting world "royal wedding."

Nike stocks the best ever despite controversy

Despite a national boycott initiated by people who disagreed with making NFL player Colin Kaepernick the face of Nike, the company's shares reached an all-time high this past Friday.