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Poverty in the LGBT community

Washington Blade –Lou Chibbaro Jr. As the 50th anniversary of the U.S. war on poverty launched by President Lyndon B. Johnson in 1964 is commemorated this year, LGBT advocates are pointing to little noticed studies showing that the rate of poverty in the LGBT community is higher than that of the general population. In a […]

Pieces sought in black/HIV puzzle. Pitt, advocates land $3.2M grant to help solve epidemic among African-American gay men

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette –David Templeton African-American men who have sex with other men typically are more conservative in sexual behavior than gay men in general. So why are they far more likely to contract HIV/AIDS? “Generally, they take far fewer risks than white guys. They are much more conservative than gay men in general. But it’s […]