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Quigley Leads 32 Democrats in Sending Letter to FDA Urging End of Discriminatory Blood Ban

Quigley Leads 32 Democrats in Sending Letter to FDA Urging End of Discriminatory Blood Ban

Jul 20
U.S. Representative Mike Quigley led 32 Democratic colleagues in sending the FDA a letter urging them to update outdated restrictions on blood donation by MSM.

Watch: Gay NYC Councilman Among 155 Arrested Protesting GOP's Attempt to Dismantle Health Care

Watch: Gay NYC Councilman Among 155 Arrested Protesting GOP's Attempt to Dismantle Health Care

Jul 20
New York City Councilman Corey Johnson is gay and HIV positive. And he's not about to see congressional Republicans take healthcare away from millions of Americans in their latest attempt to eliminate much of President Obama's signature legislation.

McCain's Brain Tumor is Particularly Aggressive Type

McCain's Brain Tumor is Particularly Aggressive Type

By Lauran Neergaard | Jul 20
Sen. John McCain's tumor is one of the most aggressive forms of brain cancer, and his family and doctors are deliberating next treatment options.

GOP Senators in Last-Ditch Try to Rescue Health Care Bill

GOP Senators in Last-Ditch Try to Rescue Health Care Bill

By Erica Werner and Alan Fram | Jul 20
Republican senators are hunkering down in a last-ditch attempt to prevent their own divisions from pushing their health care bill to oblivion.

Integrated Medical Records Can Reduce Disparities Between Blacks and Whites in HIV Care

Integrated Medical Records Can Reduce Disparities Between Blacks and Whites in HIV Care

Jul 19
A streamlined and integrated method of tracking medical records called a laboratory health information exchange narrowed the gap in anti-retroviral therapy and viral suppression between HIV-positive blacks and whites, according to UCLA researchers.

Quest Diagnostics Contributes $5,000 to Non-Profit With Most HIV Testing Pledges

Quest Diagnostics Contributes $5,000 to Non-Profit With Most HIV Testing Pledges

Jul 19
Quest Diagnostics supports National HIV Testing Day with a 'pledge' campaign and a hefty doantion.

Watch: After Mommy Vlogger Burns Teen Vogue Issue Over Anal Sex Advice, Out Editor Claps Back

Watch: After Mommy Vlogger Burns Teen Vogue Issue Over Anal Sex Advice, Out Editor Claps Back

Jul 19
A mommy vlogger was so upset by Teen Vogue's article about how to have proper anal sex that she recorded herself burning a copy of the magazine.

Reproductive Rights Orgs Kick Off Week of Action Against Fake Abortion Clinics

Reproductive Rights Orgs Kick Off Week of Action Against Fake Abortion Clinics

Jul 18
Lady Parts Justice League and The Abortion Access Hackathon team up with 30 other orgs for a week of action to expose the truth about fake reproductive health care clinics.

500+ Constituents Occupy Capitol Hill GOP Senators Offices to Tell Them: 'Kill The Bill, Don't Kill Us!'

500+ Constituents Occupy Capitol Hill GOP Senators Offices to Tell Them: 'Kill The Bill, Don't Kill Us!'

Jul 18
Following the huge direct actions of June 28 and July 10, in which 140 Americans, including many with serious health conditions, were arrested in their Senator's DC offices for civil disobedience, still more constituents plan to flood Capitol Hill.

Senator Baldwin and Representative Grijalva Lead Congress on LGBT Data Inclusion Act

Senator Baldwin and Representative Grijalva Lead Congress on LGBT Data Inclusion Act

Jul 18
Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) and Congressman Raúl M. Grijalva (D-AZ) led 96 Members of Congress in introducing bicameral legislation requiring federal surveys to include data collection on sexual orientation and gender identity.

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