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Study Shows Almost Half of Canadians Have Never Been Tested for HIV

Health International
Despite scientific advances in the treatment of HIV/AIDS over the past 30 years, questions remain about how much Canadians know about the once deadly virus. ...
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Seattle City Council Unanimously Adopts Legislation Affecting Uber, Lyft Drivers

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Seattle City Council unanimously adopted legislation to give drivers at taxi, for-hire, and transportation network companies a voice on the job. ...
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Student Sues China’s Ministry of Education for Claiming Homosexuality Can Be Cured

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Qiu Bai, 20, is suing China’s Ministry of Education after discovering her school’s medical textbook says homosexuality is a disease that can be cured. ...
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Pride Foundation Invests Over $7.5 Million to Support LGBTQ People in 2015

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This year, Pride Foundation’s community grants program awarded a total of $373,500 to 66 organizations in Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington. ...
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GLAAD Enters International Arena with Global Voices Expansion

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GLAAD UK will shine a spotlight on the ongoing LGBT advocacy that several LGBT organizations are doing in the UK and around the world. ...
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Teatro ZinZanni Partners with Recess Monkey, Youth Dancers to Benefit Seattle Children’s Hospital

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Lighter Than Air features performances from Teatro ZinZanni dinner show performers, Recess Monkey, and youth dancers of Prashanthi Chitre Institute of Performing Arts. ...
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Pop-Up Cake Shop Starts Conversation on Mental Health

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Hundreds showed up to the third-annual Depressed Cake event held on October 10 at Sole Repair in Capitol Hill in honor of Mental Illness Awareness Week. ...
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ORAM Urges U.S. Government to Safeguard 500 Slots for LGBTI Refugees

Syrian refugees and migrants along a railway line as they try to cross from Serbia into Hungary near Horgos on Sept. 1, 2015. Photo: ARIS MESSINIS/AFP/GETTY IMAGES
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ORAM launched a petition urging the U.S. government to safeguard 500 of the 10,000 slots for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and Intersex (LGBTI) refugees. ...
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Lesbian Couple Refused Fertility Treatment in Madrid

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According to a spokeswoman, the women were refused treatment due to a government regulation that denies women IVF without a male partner. ...
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Seattle’s Tent City 3 Receives Donation of 120 Subway Breakfast Sandwiches

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Broad Green Pictures donated 120 Subway breakfast sandwiches to Seattle’s Share/Wheel Tent City 3 on Wednesday, September 9, 2015. ...
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