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LGBT advocacy groups stand with Civil Rights counterparts in disappointment at Supreme Court ruling on voting rights

Today, the Supreme Court struck down a central part of the Voting Rights Act, invalidating crucial protections passed by Congress in 1965 and renewed four times in the decades since. The sharply divided decision will significantly reduce the federal government’s role in overseeing voting laws in areas with a history of discrimination against African-Americans. We, […]

Dr. Jonathan (Jono) Mermin as Director of the National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB prevention (NCHHSTP)

From Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director  Thomas Frieden, MD, MPH I am pleased to announce that beginning July 25, 2013, Jonathan “Jono” Mermin, MD, MPH, will serve as director of the National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention (NCHHSTP). Jono’s experience as director of the Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention (DHAP) and his […]