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Iowa appeals court upholds conviction of HIV-positive man

The Iowa Court of Appeals today affirmed the conviction of Nick Rhoades, an HIV-positive Iowan who was initially sentenced to 25 years in prison and required to register as a sex offender after having a one-time sexual encounter with another man during which they used a condom.

RGOD2: When in Rome ...

St. Paul’s Foundation has four delegates in Rome this week to petition the Roman Catholic Church’s support on LGBT issues, particularly around access to HIV health services in the 76 countries where it remains illegal to be LGBT.

Secretary of State John Kerry's speech at PEPFAR meeting

"A decade ago, PEPFAR created the world’s largest and the most successful foreign assistance program ever. And now, a disease that at one time seemed to be unstoppable is actually in retreat."

Google+ event to look at HIV prevention

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will host a Google+ Hangout On Air in recognition of National Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NGMHAAD) on Wednesday, Sept. 25, from 2-3 p.m. ET.

Can being gay get you out of jury duty?

The latest legal Gordian knot arises out of—where else?—California and poses a seemingly straightforward question: Can potential jurors be excluded from a jury simply because they’re gay?

Stephen Crohn, who was resistant to HIV, dies at 66

Mr. Crohn’s resistance helped lead to a deeper understanding of HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, simply by staying alive and working with doctors to help figure out why he was.

RGOD2: Remembering rightly

The Rev. Canon Albert Ogle writes that most LGBT people younger than 25 have no connection to our recent past. Equality is now an expected right and the LGBT community has not been good at “remembering rightly.” Things need to change.

Test vaccine rids monkeys of HIV

Researchers at Oregon Health and Science University have made some serious progress in coming up with a vaccine that could prevent AIDS.