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ACT UP To Protest HRC's Annual Corporate Gala

By Winnie McCroy | Jan 15
On January 31, ACT UP will protest the Human Rights Campaign's annual gala, which this year will celebrate a number of Fortune 500 companies that rated high in their 2015 Corporate Equality Index.

Six in Washington Go Blind From Ocular Syphilis

| By EDGE | Jan 30
Six people in Washington State have been infected with ocular syphilis in the past two months -- including two who have gone blind.

Three Artworks Auctioned on Feb. 1 to Benefit AIDS Help Key West

| By Winnie McCroy | Jan 30
As a part of the celebration of their 25th Silver Anniversary, AIDS Help Art Auction's Committee invited three outstanding artists to submit a piece as a commemoration of the event. These works are to be raffled at the Art Auction on February 1.

Librarians Educate Community on Blood Donation Policy

| By EDGE | Jan 29
In an effort to educate the library community about the issues regarding blood donations, the ALA Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Round Table (GLBTRT) is sponsoring the discussion panel "Blood Donation: Facts, Fear, and Discrimination," on Feb. 1.

ACT UP Protests Human Rights Campaign in NYC and San Fran

| By EDGE | Jan 29
ACT UP will protest the Human Rights Campaign gala in New York City on January 31, with a solidarity event to be held in San Francisco's Castro.

Nat'l LGBT Cancer Network Goes 'Behind Closed Drawers' on Anal Cancer

| By Winnie McCroy | Jan 28
The National LGBT Cancer Network has launched Behind Closed Drawers, a national campaign to raise funds and awareness for anal cancer prevention.

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Support the Affordable Care Act

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) provides $750 million in urgently needed funding for smoking cessation, nutrition, strengthening local health departments, and providing immunizations. Contact your Representative and Senators in support of the ACA and urge them to oppose any future attempts to repeal this important public health achievement.
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National HIV/AIDS Strategy

President Barack Obama endorsed the National AIDS Strategy, currently under development. This plan of action is focused on improving prevention and treatment outcomes as well as reducing disparities among MSM and people of color. Help them reach their goals by their target date of 2015.
» Read the strategy
» Support the Coalition for a National AIDS Strategy


Comprehensive Sex Education

Sex ed is a critical prevention method proven to help youth make safer sex decisions.
» Call upon Congress to lift the ban on abstinence-only programs


MSM Blood Ban

U.S. blood donation policies prohibit any man who has had sex with another man (MSM) from donating blood permanently.
» Help change this policy