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Lewis and his mom, Julie

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Speak Out About HIV’s 30/30 Project

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Apr 24
Singers Macklemore & Ryan Lewis are putting their fame to good use, speaking out about the 30/30 Project, which aims to create worldwide healthcare facilities in communities impacted by HIV/AIDS.

UK Man Jailed for Stabbing Ex’s Boyfriend While Wearing Bunny Costume

CRIME | By Jason St. Amand | Apr 24
A gay British man was sentenced to nearly nine years in jail Wednesday after admitting to stabbing his ex-boyfriend’s new lover in the neck and hip while wearing a bunny costume last year.

Madonna

Did Madonna Use ’Gay’ Offensively?

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Apr 24
Madonna has received some criticisms for using the world "gay" to describe kale in a word association game on a recent BuzzFeed feature.

The Mozilla Foundation, the nonprofit arm of the tech company behind the Firefox browser, looks to move beyond its CEO controversy and is the lead sponsor for the upcoming Bay Area Youth Summit

Mozilla Sponsors Bay Area LGBT Youth Summit

NATIONAL | By Matthew S. Bajko | Apr 24
The lead sponsor for a Bay Area LGBT youth summit taking place in San Francisco’s gay Castro district next weekend will be the Mozilla Foundation, organizers disclosed to the Bay Area Reporter.

Musab Musmari

Seattle Gay Club Arson Suspect Provoked by ’Sex Slave’ Email?

CRIME | By Jason St. Amand | Apr 24
The man accused of attempting of setting a popular Seattle gay club on fire on New Years Eve may have been provoked to do so via an explicit email.

Plaintiffs, attorneys and supporters walk out of federal court where a federal judge heard oral arguments in two cases challenging Oregon’s ban on same-sex marriage.

Oregon Gay Marriage Ban Gets Day in Court

NATIONAL | By Jonathan J. Cooper | Apr 24
Lawyers for four gay and lesbian couples and the state of Oregon urged a federal judge Wednesday to strike down Oregon’s voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage.

Iris House invites all to the Women as the Face of AIDS Summit

Iris House Hosts Women as the Face of AIDS Conference

By Winnie McCroy | Apr 24
Registration is now open for the 9th Annual Women as the Face of AIDS Summit, a program of Iris House, the New York, Harlem-based AIDS service organization that has been helping women living with HIV for 20 years.

Russia May Fingerprint HIV-Positive Citizens

INTERNATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Apr 24
After cracking down on its LGBT citizenry last year, when President Vladimir Putin signed the controversial "homosexual propaganda" law, it looks like some Russian lawmakers are now taking aim at HIV-positive individuals.

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon

Mo. House Panel to Consider Impeaching Gov. Over Gay Marriage Support

POLITICS | Apr 23
A Republican-led Missouri House committee plans to hold a hearing on measures seeking to impeach Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon.

Jodie Foster

Jodie Foster Ties the Knot

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Apr 23
Jodie Foster reportedly married her girlfriend of nearly a year last weekend.