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Philanthropic Funding for HIV/AIDS Reached Highest Level to Date in 2016

UK Teen Who Was Forced to Apologize for Being Gay Speaks Out on Attack

Funders Concerned About AIDS (FCAA) released its 15th annual Philanthropic Support to Address HIV/AIDS report, showing that HIV/AIDS philanthropic disbursements increased 2% in 201...

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Court Rules Detective Violated Teen Boy's Rights in Sexting Case

Court Rules Detective Violated Teen Boy's Rights in Sexting Case

Dec 12
A federal appeals court has reinstated a lawsuit against the estate of a former police detective who took explicit photos of a teenager during a "sexting" investigation.

University of Oklahoma Regent Ignites Outrage; Board to Meet

University of Oklahoma Regent Ignites Outrage; Board to Meet

Dec 12
The University of Oklahoma Board of Regents is scheduled to meet for the first time since one of its members compared gay people to pedophiles.

MLB Gay Umpire Dale Scott Retires Rather than Risk More Concussions

MLB Gay Umpire Dale Scott Retires Rather than Risk More Concussions

By Ben Walker | Dec 12
As a big league umpire, Dale Scott, who came out as gay in 2014, saw maybe 1 million pitches from the field. His final call, it turned out, was the easiest of all.

San Francisco Mayor Edwin Lee Dies Suddenly at 65

San Francisco Mayor Edwin Lee Dies Suddenly at 65

Dec 12
Mayor Ed Lee, who oversaw a technology-driven economic boom in the city that brought with it sky-high housing prices, died suddenly early Tuesday at age 65.

Turbulent Senate Race Now in Hands of Alabama Voters

Turbulent Senate Race Now in Hands of Alabama Voters

By Bill Barrow and Kim Chandler | Dec 12
Depending on who is making the case, Alabama's special Senate election Tuesday is about either continuing the "Trump miracle" in Washington or allowing "decency" to prevail back home.

Trump Says Accusations of Sexual Misconduct 'Fabricated'

Trump Says Accusations of Sexual Misconduct 'Fabricated'

By Catherine Lucey | Dec 12
President Donald Trump is pushing back against sexual misconduct allegations, saying he's the target of "false accusations and fabricated stories of women who I don't know and/or have never met."

Vera Katz, Who Helped Turn Portland into Hipster Haven, Dies

Vera Katz, Who Helped Turn Portland into Hipster Haven, Dies

By Gillian Flaccus | Dec 12
Vera Katz, a Jewish refugee who was elected to three terms as Portland's mayor and helped transform it from a sleepy backwater into a trendy city known for its public transit, eco-conscious design and live-work architecture style, died Monday. She was 84.

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Year for 2017: 'Feminism'

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Year for 2017: 'Feminism'

By Leanne Italie | Dec 12
This may or may not come as a surprise: Merriam-Webster's word of the year for 2017 is "feminism."

Roy Moore's Wife: 'One of Our Attorneys is a Jew'

Roy Moore's Wife: 'One of Our Attorneys is a Jew'

Dec 12
The wife of embattled Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore fought back against accusations that her husband doesn't support blacks or Jews, saying at one point that one of their attorneys "is a Jew."

Rose McGowan Speaks at HT Leadership Summit in India

Rose McGowan Speaks at HT Leadership Summit in India

Dec 11
Rose McGowan recently traveled to New Delhi, India on behalf of Liberatum, the global cultural diplomacy organization working with world leaders and cultural figures to promote change.

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