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Drugmaker Will Donate Meds for US Push to End HIV Epidemic
Stonewall Generation Confronts Old Age, Sickness — And Discrimination
Blurred Lines: A Pregnant Man's Tragedy Tests Gender Notions

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Stonewall Generation Confronts Old Age, Sickness — And Discrimination

Drugmaker Will Donate Meds for US Push to End HIV Epidemic

By JoNel Aleccia, Melissa Bailey |
LGBTQ baby boomers, dubbed "the Stonewall Generation," came of age just as the 1969 New York uprising galvanized a push for gay rights. After living through an era of unp...

Federal Lawsuit Filed to Block Alabama's New Abortion Ban

Federal Lawsuit Filed to Block Alabama's New Abortion Ban

By Kim Chandler | May 24
A federal lawsuit filed Friday asks a judge to block an Alabama law that outlaws almost all abortions, the most far-reaching attempt by a conservative state to seek new restrictions on the procedure.

HHS Rolls Back Protections for Transgender People

HHS Rolls Back Protections for Transgender People

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | May 24
The Trump administration proposed Friday to roll back Obama-era discrimination protections for transgender people in health care, a move LGBT groups warn will unleash a wave of discrimination.

What's Wrong With Those Anti-Vaxxers? They're Just Like the Rest of Us

What's Wrong With Those Anti-Vaxxers? They're Just Like the Rest of Us

May 23
The year is not half over, and the number of measles cases has now exceeded highs not seen since the U.S. was declared measles-free in 2000.

Faces of Concussions: NHL's Head-On Battle with an Epidemic

Faces of Concussions: NHL's Head-On Battle with an Epidemic

By Stephen Whyno | May 23
Various studies have tried to determine how many concussions there are in any given season in the NHL. There's little doubt to retired players that the total among 700-plus players over nearly 1,300 regular-season games, whatever it may be, is too much.

Stonewall Generation Confronts Old Age, Sickness — And Discrimination

Stonewall Generation Confronts Old Age, Sickness — And Discrimination

By JoNel Aleccia, Melissa Bailey | May 23
LGBTQ baby boomers, dubbed "the Stonewall Generation," came of age just as the 1969 New York uprising galvanized a push for gay rights. After living through an era of unprecedented social change, they're facing new challenges as they grow old.

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Ex-Nurse Accused of Raping Patient Appeals HIV Testing Order

Ex-Nurse Accused of Raping Patient Appeals HIV Testing Order

By Jacques Billeaud | May 21
A former nurse charged with sexually assaulting an incapacitated woman who later gave birth at a Phoenix long-term care facility has appealed a court order requiring a test to determine if he has HIV or other sexually transmitted diseases.


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Pot 'Legalization 2.0': Social Equity Becomes A Key Question

Pot 'Legalization 2.0': Social Equity Becomes A Key Question

Advocates for legalizing marijuana have long argued it would strike a blow for social justice after a decades-long drug war that disproportionately targeted minority and poor communities.