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Peace Corps Reverses On HIV+ Volunteers

The Peace Corps has apparently backed off its policy of rejecting HIV+ volunteers, as reported here back in April. In a lengthy story about Jeremiah Johnson, the 25 year-old Peace Corps volunteer who became infected while on assignment in Ukraine, Poz Magazine reports receiving this email from the Peace Corps: “Although there are certainly significant challenges associated with properly supporting ...

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Don’t Annoy The Pope

Australian gays and progressives are annoyed by a new law against “annoying” the attendees of next week’s World Youth Day with Ill Papa. Wearing T-shirts that read “Pope Go Homo” and “The pope is wrong, put a condom on!,” a dozen demonstrators poked fun Wednesday at a new Australian law meant to protect participants of next week’s World Youth Day ...

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Scottish Lesbian Cleared Of Assisted Suicide

In Scotland, a lesbian was found not guilty of assisted suicide after a judge ruled that her partner would have committed suicide on her own anyway. A woman prison officer who watched her lesbian lover commit suicide was spared jail Monday after a judge ruled it was ‘an act of love.’ Patricia Mulpeter, 48, comforted her dying friend as she ...

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25 Years Of NYC’s LGBT Center

There’s a great story in the NYTimes today commemorating the 25th anniversary of NYC’s LGBT Community Center. There’s also a fun 17 photo slide show of the Center’s history, including a copy of the above story written 25 years ago by the author of today’s piece, David W. Dunlap. Dig the headline!

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Attacks At NYCTransgender Youth Shelter

A beloved Episcopal priest and several transgender youth were attacked Monday in a possible hate crime outside of a shelter for LGBT youth in Queens. A priest who runs a shelter specializing in outreach to homeless transgender youths was beaten with construction equipment and paint cans by a group of teenagers in a possible hate crime, authorities said Tuesday. Two ...

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DJ Neil Lewis Collection For Sale

Dance music and vinyl junkies will be interested to learn that the vast collection of legendary late DJ Neil Lewis is now for sale. As one of the most highly regarded DJs on the international dance circuit for nearly two decades, Neil Lewis captivated audiences and inspired a generation of loyal fans from around the globe with his mesmerizing and ...

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HomoQuotable – Peter Tatchell

“They say it’s a celebration of heterosexuality, but really it’s a promotion of straight supremacism. The organisers are semi-literate frauds and liars. They falsely claim that the Stop Murder Music campaign was an attack on reggae music. Nonsense. It was an attack on a small number of reggae singers who have perverted reggae’s message of peace, love and justice. They ...

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Viacom Will Know You
Watched “2 Girls, 1 Cup”

In a case that has privacy advocates outraged, a federal court has ordered Google to give Viacom the list of videos viewed by every YouTube visitor. Last year Viacom sued YouTube for over $1B, charging them with “massive intentional copyright infringement”. A US judge has ordered Google to expose to Viacom the video-viewing habits of everyone who has ever used ...

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