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LGBT Healthcare Bill of Rights Launched by 46 Orgs

LGBT Healthcare Bill of Rights Launched by 46 Orgs

The Healthcare Bill of Rights, in both long form and wallet sized versions, outlines the protections and rights LGBT people have in healthcare today.

POZ 100 List Includes Ryan Lewis, Youth Leaders

POZ asked individuals and organizations to nominate people under age 30 in their communities who are making a difference in the fight against HIV/AIDS.

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UN Committee Against Torture Targets U.S. Conversion Therapy

For the first time in its history, the UN Committee Against Torture expressed concern over the discredited practice of conversion therapy in the U.S.

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Transgender Health Study Cites Disparities in Colorado

Results show transgender and gender nonconforming Coloradans experience multiple barriers when trying to access transgender-friendly health care.

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Elton John Meets with Secretary Kerry, Gives $300,000 Grant to HRC

Elton John and David Furnish received the HRC’s National Equality Award. John announced a$300,000 grant from EJAF to HRC for a national AIDS program.

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San Bernardino County Sued Over Treatment of Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Inmates

Fifteen individuals filed a federal class action lawsuit against San Bernardino County over discriminatory policies at the West Valley Detention Center.

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Equality Michigan Receives $3 Million-Plus Endowment

Over one million dollars was given directly to the organization two million dollars was donated to the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan.

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New York Governor Cuomo Announces ‘End of AIDS’ Task Force

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced the creation of the End of AIDS Task Force to implement his plan to end new HIV infections in the Empire State by 2020.

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Sweden’s Gender-Neutral Pronoun is Setting the Country Apart

Two years after the gender-neutral pronoun “hen” was introduced in Sweden, it seems to have finally started making an impact on gender equality.

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Seattle Fashion Show Raises Awareness about Cancer

Cherrisse Jackson established this event in 2013 because her motherwas diagnosed with cancer in 2004, and one of her cousin’s lost the battle in 2008.

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