Archives for September 2015

Monthly Archives: September 2015

National

Lesbian Instructor Sues Ivy Tech After Denial of Full-Time Status

Kimberly Hively says that Ivy Tech Community College, where she worked for 14 years, denied her full-time employment and promotions because she's a lesbian. ...
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National

LGBT Youth in the Juvenile Justice System Publication Launched by NCLR

LGBT youth are at greater risk of physical, sexual, and emotional abuse in the justice system and make up to 20 percent of detained youth. ...
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Irish Queers Photo
National

New York City St. Patrick’s Day Parade Drops Anti-Gay Ban

The New York City St. Patrick's Day Parade has dropped its ban on allowing LGBT contingencies to march in their annual festival. ...
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Honey Lee Cottrell
National

A Look Back at ‘On Our Backs’ Author Honey Lee Cottrell

Visionary photographer and filmmaker Honey Lee Cottrell died at age 69 due to pancreatic cancer on September 21. ...
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This is a schematic representation of HIV DART binding to two distinct antigens simultaneously, redirecting the killer T cells to destroy HIV-1 infected cells.
Health

DART Protein Shows Potential as Shock-and-Kill Strategy Against HIV

The DART approach is promising because the molecule recruits from a large pool of T cells creating an attack not dependent on targeting single HIV strains. ...
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Editorial

Modern Slant: How the Female Figure is Portrayed in Video Games

Often female roles are only included in video games as a prize for players. Reach a new level in Grand Theft Auto and you'll be rewarded with women dressed in revealing costumes. ...
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Danny Pintauro and Oprah/OWN
Entertainment

‘Who’s the Boss’ Child Star Danny Pintauro Tells Oprah He’s HIV Positive

After keeping it a secret from the public for 12 years, Who’s the Boss’ Danny Pintauro told Oprah he's been HIV positive since 2003. ...
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Health Local

Washington State Receives Federal Grant to Explore Paid Family Leave Program

Washington state is one of eight states to receive grant funding to help implement paid leave programs around the country. ...
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Entertainment

Shonda Rhimes Sells New Medical Drama to ABC

Scandal, How to Get Away with Murder and Grey’s Anatomy producer Shonda Rhimes is already working on another drama. ...
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Columns

Bigger Expectations: Verbal Warfare 101

Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me. Who thought up that little gem of a lie? ...
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