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Russia May Fingerprint HIV-Positive Citizens

Apr 24
After cracking down on its LGBT citizenry last year, when President Vladimir Putin signed the controversial "homosexual propaganda" law, it looks like some Russian lawmakers are now taking aim at HIV-positive individuals.

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Ill. GOP Replaces Six Party Officials Who Wanted To Oust Pro-Gay Marriage Leader

NATIONAL | By Kerry Lester | Apr 21
A crop of Republican officials who wanted to oust former Illinois GOP Chairman Pat Brady for his statements supporting same-sex marriage have been replaced in their party positions.

Miley Cyrus

Ill, Hospitalized Miley Cyrus Postpones More Shows

NATIONAL | Apr 18
Miley Cyrus is postponing more concerts as she remains in a hospital for a severe allergic reaction to antibiotics.

Video of the Day: 80-Year-Old Grandpa Gets Equality Tattoo

FAMILY | By Jason St. Amand | Apr 24
To show support for his openly gay grandson, a man named Frank, a nearly 80-year-old grandfather, got an equality sign tattoo on his wrist this week in a heartwarming new YouTube clip.

Gov. Deval Patrick

Massachusetts Governor Signs Anti-Bullying Bill

NATIONAL | Apr 24
Gov. Deval Patrick has signed a bill designed to build on the state’s 2010 anti-bullying law by strengthening protections for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender students and students with disabilities.

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Lewis and his mom, Julie

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Speak Out About HIV’s 30/30 Project

CELEBRITIES | By Winnie McCroy | Apr 24
Singers Macklemore & Ryan Lewis are putting their fame to good use, speaking out about the 30/30 Project, which aims to create worldwide healthcare facilities in communities impacted by HIV/AIDS.

Madonna

Did Madonna Use ’Gay’ Offensively?

CELEBRITIES | By Jason St. Amand | Apr 24
Madonna has received some criticisms for using the world "gay" to describe kale in a word association game on a recent BuzzFeed feature.

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Researchers Closer to a Functional Cure for HIV

By Winnie McCroy | Mar 13
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Inside the Craft Beer Revolution

FOOD/DRINK | Apr 24
Over the past five years, the big beer conglomerates, Anheuser-Busch InBev and Miller-Coors, have decreased production by 10 percent. At the same time, craft beer is going through a renaissance.

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A More Intimate B’way :: ’Broadway Bares: Solo Strips’

LOCAL EVENTS | By EDGE | Apr 24
"Broadway Bares: Solo Strips" brings all the sizzling sexiness of Broadway Bares to a smaller, more intimate venue. Enjoy solo stripteases by Broadway Bares’ sexiest male dancers as they take it off to raise money for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.

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The Mozilla Foundation, the nonprofit arm of the tech company behind the Firefox browser, looks to move beyond its CEO controversy and is the lead sponsor for the upcoming Bay Area Youth Summit

Mozilla Sponsors Bay Area LGBT Youth Summit

CORPORATE | By Matthew S. Bajko | Apr 24
The lead sponsor for a Bay Area LGBT youth summit taking place in San Francisco’s gay Castro district next weekend will be the Mozilla Foundation, organizers disclosed to the Bay Area Reporter.

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Sales of US Existing Homes Slip to a 20-Month Low

REAL ESTATE | By Christopher S. Rugaber | Apr 23
Sales of existing U.S. homes slipped in March to their lowest level since July 2012 as rising prices and a tight supply of available homes discouraged many would-be buyers.

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A prototype of an electric carriage is displayed at the New York International Auto Show in New York.

Alternative to NYC Horse Carriages: Old-Timey Car?

AUTO NEWS | By Deepti Hajela | Apr 24
An electric car that proponents hope will replace horse-drawn carriages in New York City was presented at the New York International Auto Show, as critics expressed their distaste for the idea.

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How El Nino Might Affect U.S. Weather

SCIENCE | Apr 24
Time Magazine’s Bryan Walsh explains how a rise could in the temperature of the Pacific ocean could be signs of the El Nino weather phenomenon. He describes how that might affect global and U.S. weather.

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Toronto World Pride Preview: 5 Tips for the Ultimate Experience

By Robert Israel | Apr 24
World Pride Toronto is hedging its bets on success when it joins forces with Pride Toronto on June 20-29 for what’s expected to be the largest Pride event in North America. Here’s an insider’s look plus recommendations for the ultimate Pride weekend.

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Russia May Fingerprint HIV-Positive Citizens

HIV/AIDS | By Jason St. Amand | Apr 24
After cracking down on its LGBT citizenry last year, when President Vladimir Putin signed the controversial "homosexual propaganda" law, it looks like some Russian lawmakers are now taking aim at HIV-positive individuals.

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