Do you know what the colors in the rainbow flag stands for?

The rainbow flag that has turned out to be a worldwide icon of hope for LGBTQ individuals around the world, first flew in San Francisco bay area's United Nations Plaza for Gay Pride Day, on June 25, 1978. It had eight colors -- two more than today's version -- and was created by Gilbert Baker,... Continue Reading →

People need access to all options in HIV testing

Usage of HIV testing is a fundamental human right that may only be met with an international commitment to eliminate the obstacles that reduce the risk of people from testing for HIV. Those hindrances consist of reducing HIV-related preconception and discrimination, making sure privacy in HIV testing and treatment services and implementing an optimum mixture... Continue Reading →

Millions of people in the United States live with HIV

Although HIV/AIDS has mainly faded from the headlines, the disease continues to be infecting millions. When looking at the United States, about 1.1 million people age 13 and older are living with HIV, the virus which causes AIDS, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. A decade ago, the sheer number of U.S.... Continue Reading →

Looking at the new HIV map that offers a detailed look at the epidemic

The United Nations has established a target of ceasing the global HIV/AIDS epidemic by 2030. The tide, in other areas, is slowly turning in southeastern Africa — which involves international locations like South Africa, Mozambique, Lesotho and Botswana — and which remains the epicenter associated with the epidemic and home to over fifty percent the... Continue Reading →

Supreme Court will hear LGBT staff member discrimination cases term that is next The Supreme Court consented Monday to think about whether national employment discrimination legislation that bans discrimination centered on sexual orientation encompasses discrimination considering one's sexual identification. Lower courts have actually split from the pressing issue that is of critical relevance to LGBT legal rights supporters who are seeking broadened defenses. The Trump management has... Continue Reading →

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