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FDA Establishes Public Docket for Comment on Blood Donor Deferral Recommendations

By Winnie McCroy | Jul 28
Elected officials are encouraged by the FDA's establishing a public docket for comment on their current policy that bans sexually active gay men from donating blood.

Combating Teen Homelessness In NYC With Technology Top IT Experts Team Up to Educate Teens in Foster Care

By EDGE | Jul 28
Techie Youth Foundation provides free IT education to any youth of employable age in the foster-care system to help combat homelessness.

Landmark Study Helps Overweight Lesbian and Bisexual Women Adopt Healthier Habits

By EDGE | Jul 28
A new study shows that lesbians and bisexual women could have a better quality of life if they eat more veggies, drink less booze, and increase activity.

On World Hepatitis Day, Get Tested and Demand Treatment

By EDGE | Jul 28
July 28 is World Hepatitis Day, a day to get tested, know your status, and demand treatment, here and across the world.

Dangerous Ingredients Found in Dietary Supplements

Jul 28
A new investigation may have you rethinking some of your vitamins.

Gay and Bi Male Teens No More Likely Than Other Males to Engage in Several Sexual Risk Behaviors; But Still at Substantially Higher Risk of HIV Infection

By EDGE | Jul 27
New CDC data suggest that there are no significant differences in several HIV-related risk behaviors among U.S. male students in ninth through 12th grades, but gay or bisexual males are still at a higher risk for HIV.

LA County Dept. of Health Urges MSM and HIVers to Get Meningitis Vaccine

By Winnie McCroy | Jul 27
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health expanded their recommendations for Southern California that men who have sex with men (MSM) and people with HIV get vaccinated for meningitis.

AHF Ad Campaign Targets Gilead's Refusal to Release Less-Toxic Tenofovir

By EDGE | Jul 26
Following a blistering Los Angeles Times article documenting Gilead's patent manipulation on its drugs containing tenofovir, AHF rolled out a new ad campaign in LGBT outlets calling for closer scrutiny of Gilead.

amfAR and RxArt Partner Up for Kiehl's 7th Annual LifeRide

By EDGE | Jul 26
On August 3rd in New York City, Kiehl's Since 1851 kicks off its seventh annual Kiehl's LifeRide for amfAR.

The Murky Role of Mental Illness in Extremism, Terror

By Maria Cheng | Jul 24
After family members of the driver who slammed a truck into a holiday crowd in the French city of Nice said he suffered from depression, questions have been raised again about the links between mental illness, extreme ideology and mass violence.

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