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Oswego County Transgender Employee Denied Coverage for Transition-Related Care

Health National
Oswego County and the Oswego County Department of Social Services settled the lawsuit brought by Lambda Legal on behalf of Sean Simonson, a retired transgender county employee who was denied health insurance coverage for his transition-related care. ...
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Getting to Zero: The Multi-Faceted Solution to Beating New HIV/AIDS Infections

Health
With new treatments, those living with HIV/AIDS and their loved ones have found new ways to live healthy and productive lives. ...
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Judge Rules Conversion Therapy Group Can’t Claim Homosexuality a Disorder

SPLC Plaintiffs Benjamin Unger and Chaim Levin
Top News Health
Conversion therapy is rejected by all major American medical, psychiatric, psychological and professional counseling organizations. ...
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Seattle Nurse Practitioner Proposes New Health Care Model for Lesbian Patients

Top News Health Local
A Seattle nurse practitioner has proposed a new model for health care which is designed to make women of sexual minority feel safe. ...
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Washington Gov. Inslee Vows to Cut HIV Infections in Half by 2020

Governor Jay Inslee has announced a commitment to End AIDS in Washington.
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The governor issued a proclamation that appoints an HIV Planning Steering Group to develop a statewide plan for reducing HIV diagnoses by 50% by 2020. ...
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POZ 100 List Includes Ryan Lewis, Youth Leaders

POZ 100 2014 List
Top News Health National
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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Elton John Meets with Secretary Kerry, Gives $300,000 Grant to HRC

Elton John spoke at the Human Rights Campaign's 18th annual national dinner in Washington on October 25.
Entertainment Health
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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Equality Michigan Receives $3 Million-Plus Endowment

Equality Michigan
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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

Empire State Building
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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

Sweden Gender Equality
Top News Health International
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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