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HIV Therapy for Breastfeeding Moms Virtually Eliminates HIV Transmission to Babies, Study

Health
For HIV-infected mothers whose immune system is in good health, taking a three-drug antiretroviral regimen during breastfeeding essentially eliminates HIV transmission by breast milk to their infants. ...
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Berry Completes First Year as U.S. LGBTI Special Envoy

Randy Berry, the U.S. State Department’s Special Envoy for the Human Rights of LGBTI Persons. Photo: nationwideradiojm.com
Politics
Randy Berry will complete his first year as the U.S. State Department’s Special Envoy for the Human Rights of LGBTI Persons on April 15. ...
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Study Shows Strong Global Support for Gender Equality, Especially Among Women

International
The strongest support for women having the same rights as men is found in Europe, followed by Latin America, Asia-Pacific, Africa, and the Middle East. ...
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Elton John, David Furnish CNBC Transcript: AIDS, Putin, Queen

Entertainment
The unofficial transcript from an interview with Sir Elton John and David Furnish on CNBC. ...
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Gambia Anti-Gay Bill Touted As ‘Serious Human Rights Setback’

Gambia Human Rights
Top News International
Gambia: Bill compares consensual homosexual relationships to pedophilia, familial sexual abuse, or knowingly infecting a partner with HIV. ...
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Lasell College Suspends Trip to Uganda Over Anti-Gay Law

Lasell College in Uganda
Top News International
Lasell College in Newton, Massachusetts has decided to suspend its annual trip to Uganda, partially because of the Anti-Homosexuality Act. ...
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IGLTA Meets with Ugandan Tourism Leaders

Travel
The Ugandan representatives promoted an “everyone is welcome” message throughout the meeting while asking questions underscoring the need for education. ...
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Human Rights First: Obama Missed Chance to Discuss Human Rights at Meetings with African Leaders

Top News Politics
The summit takes place less than a week after Uganda overturned the Anti-Homosexuality Act - a key step forward for securing Uganda’s LGBT community. ...
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Uganda’s Anti-Homosexuality Law Invalidated

Top News International
Uganda’s Anti-Homosexuality Act was struck down Friday by a panel of five judges who ruled that the speaker of parliament violated procedures. ...
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Kenyan Gay Dance Club Raided, 60 People Arrested

Top News International
Club Envy in Kenya was raided over the weekend and a reported 60 people were arrested, reportedly for being homosexuals. ...
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