Magic pill conjures up safety in young men for HIV/AIDS prevention, but it’s a pricey and strict responsibility.
HIV can be eliminated or at the very least, hugely curtailed within our lifetime by one of three ways:
- Protected sex or limited sexual activity
- Pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP via the drug, Truvada
Pros and cons of protected sex are absolute and have been discussed endlessly from the beginning of the epidemic, but if we’re to be honest, those pros and cons have been discussed since the invention of the condom.
PrEP wins fight on HIV/AIDS, but the battle is far from over.
Today We March
Twenty three years ago, I walked into the Pacific Center, an LGBT center in Berkeley, California, for a gay men’s night, having no idea that I would meet the love of my life, my husband Mark. That I can call him my husband, legally, under the laws of both the Federal Government and all fifty […]
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Marriage Equality Round-up – June 28th
Here’s our daily round-up of the marriage equality / LGBT rights stories that don’t warrant a full posting on the blog, or that we didn’t have time to add. We’re able to get more news and analysis to you this way every day – enjoy! HISTORY: The Miami New Times has uncovered a pamphlet published […]
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More than a dozen landmarks you won’t believe were turned rainbow
After sunset on Decision Day, the White House is awash in rainbow light tonight, and the rainbow revolution has spread to the other coast and overseas.
And, cue the camera phones! Here's a roundup of what Twitter users have so far found being illuminat...more…
Marriage Equality Round-Up – Supreme Court Edition – June 27th
Here’s our daily round-up of the marriage equality / LGBT rights stories that don’t warrant a full posting on the blog, or that we didn’t have time to add. We’re able to get more news and analysis to you this way every day – enjoy! OVERVIEW: MAP: The last US marriage equality map. full story […]
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Taste of Adams Avenue is Sunday, June 28
San Diego brings its unique flavor to Adams Avenue this weekend. “Taste of Adams” will take place Sunday, June 28 from 11 am to 3 pm.
This culinary showcase will take place along Adams Avenue from University Heights to Kensington.
Thirty restaurants, coffee houses and eateries will take part in the lengthy neighborhood buffet.
Taste of Adams Avenue tickets are $35 in advance and $40 the day of the event. You can get advanced tickets HERE
Flavors abound in Taste of Adams Avenue this weekend.
Hillcrest toasts the SCOTUS ruling with a weekend of Pre-Pride fun!
SAN DIEGO - Not everybody was prepared for the Supreme Court decision on marriage equality today. SDGLN called hot spots around Hillcrest to see if there were any special things going on tonight to celebrate the momentous occasion.
It seems to be busi...more…
New tool allows Facebook users to wear their Pride on their sleeves
In celebration of Pride, Facebook has unveiled a new tool that allows users to cover their Facebook photos with a rainbow filter.
When users visit the "Celebrate Pride" page, they see a preview of what their profile photo would look like with a rain...more…
Five decade-old relationship is first to get marriage license in Dallas
Two men who have been together more than five decades were the first to get a license and be married in Dallas County Friday following a landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling on equality that allows same-sex couples in all states to get married.
DeMaio to Republican Party: “Accept marriage equality – and move on”
San Diego’s own Carl DeMaio addresses the Republican Party as the news from The Supreme Court of the United States rules in favor of marriage equality over all 50 states.
In his statement, Mr. DeMaio (R) implores his party to accept the SCOTUS decision and honor the Golden Rule:
“Today’s decision establishing marriage equality is a win for all Americans who follow the Golden Rule – namely that we should treat others as you would have them treat you.
Opposition to gay marriage has cost the Republican Party supporters – particularly among the younger generation.
Carl DeMaio sends a message to Republican Party after SCOTUS ruling.
National Organization on Marriage responds to SCOTUS ruling
As the LGBT community celebrates the Supreme Courts decision to allow same-sex couples to marry legally in all 50 states, there are other organizations that aren't taking the news so lightly.
The National Organization for Marriage (NOM) is on the reb...more…
Be prepared: San Diego Pride attendance WILL be record breaking
Gay Pride San Diego has just got a boost from the Supreme Court of the United States. Their ruling to make same-sex marriage legal in all 50 states is cause for nationwide celebration!
San Diego Pride is the weekend of July 17 – 19.
Fernando Lopez, Director of Operations of San Diego Pride tells SDGLN to expect a notable increase in the amount of people who will attend this year’s San Diego Pride events.
San Diego Pride will see record numbers of attendees.
Justice Kennedy’s beautiful closing paragraph changes the nation
Today's landmark marriage equality decision by the Supreme Court of the United States could not get any better. All 50 states must now recognize same-sex marriage.
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Gay people can now get married in all 50 states!
The Supreme Court of the United States has made a 5 to 4 decision on same-sex marriage.
After months of waiting, SCOTUS announced that the Constitution does not permit states to prohibit same-sex marriage, and they must recognize that marriages perform...more…
BREAKING: Supreme Court strikes down bans on same-sex marriage
States are required to license and recognize same-sex marriage. The post BREAKING: Supreme Court strikes down bans on same-sex marriage appeared first on Equality On Trial.more…
Gay marriage is now legal in all 50 states!
After months of waiting, SCOTUS announced that the Constitution does not permit states to prohibit same-sex marriage, and they must recognize that marriages performed in other states are valid nationwide.
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Breaking News: US Supreme Court Issues Historic Marriage Equality Ruling
Today, on the anniversaries of the Windsor and Lawrence V. Texas rulings that advanced LGBT equality, the US Supreme Court issued its long expected ruling on marriage equality. The ruling means that marriage equality is basically legal immediately in all 50 states, including the 13 stragglers. While there will inevitably be some foot dragging in […]
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Obama used the n-word appropriately
When news broke that President Obama used the n-word during the podcast interview “WTF with Marc Maron” about America’s racial history, it caused shock waves. We are shocked because we are all confused as to when — if ever — there is an appropriate context to use the word.
On CNN, legal analyst Sunny Hostin said that Obama’s use of the word was inappropriate because of his office, and given the history of the word itself.
New York Times columnist Charles Blow countered Hostin’s assertion, pointing out that Obama used the word correctly: as a teaching moment.
President Obama uses an epithet, illustrating racism is indeed alive.