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.
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.
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.
A new endowment fund created by AIDS United and honoring the memory of AIDS educator and activist Sean Sasser will be used to mobilize philanthropic and community support for programs improving health outcomes for gay men of color.