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The Williams Institute: Estimated 1 million African-American adults identify as LGBT

The Williams Institute –Angeliki Kastanis, Gary J. Gates More than 25% live in Georgia, New York, North Carolina, and Maryland An estimated 1,018,700 (or 3.7 percent) of African-American adults consider themselves lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT), and 34 percent of African-American same-sex couples are raising children. The estimated 84,000 African-American individuals in same-sex couples […]

National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance (NQAPIA) stands for dignity and respect: calls for vote on comprehensive immigration reform

October 5, 2013 From The National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance (NQAPIA) New York, NY – The National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance (NQAPIA) joins the chorus of voices calling for comprehensive immigration reform today. As part of the National Day for Dignity and Respect, actions and activities around the country highlight the need for […]

Young Black Gay Men’s Leadership Initiative releases a tool to help young people understand the Affordable Care Act.

October 23, 2013 From National Black Gay Men’s Advocacy Coalition (NBGMAC) With the coming of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the nation must prepare for a turning point in health care for US citizens. However, despite the possibilities and promises of the ACA, the law still hinges on our collective ability to inform and get […]

Researchers launch first-ever phase II safety study of a rectal microbicide to prevent HIV

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 2, 2013 – Taking an important step toward the development of a product to prevent HIV infections associated with unprotected anal sex, researchers today announced the launch of a global Phase II clinical trial of a potential rectal microbicide. The trial, led by the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH)-funded Microbicide Trials Network […]