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Blood study seeks gay, bi men to challenge FDA ban

Blood study seeks gay, bi men to challenge FDA ban

Brian Custer, Ph.D., of Vitalant said he hopes the study's results will guide the federal agency to consider changing questions about men who have sex with men specifically to questions about sexual health and safety across orientations.

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By Eric Jansen | January 13, 2022

LGBTQ civil rights may indeed be threatened by abortion cases now before the conservative-heavy U.S. Supreme Court.

By John Ferrannini | January 11, 2022

South Carolina is the one of three states that requires people convicted of consensual gay sex prior to 2003 to register as sex offenders.


By Liz Highleyman | December 22, 2021

The federal Food and Drug Administration has granted emergency use authorization of two drugs for the treatment of COVID-19.

By John Ferrannini | December 21, 2021

Bishop John Francis Doerfler of the Catholic Diocese of Marquette, in Michigan, is receiving criticism from LGBTQ Catholics and their allies for seeking to bar them from the sacrament of Holy Communion.


By Matthew S. Bajko | December 20, 2021

Ahead of the 2022 midterm elections, a San Diego-based website is aiming to educate voters about their congressional representatives.

By John Ferrannini | December 14, 2021

A new LGBTQ media company is releasing its 2021 holiday gift guide December 15. Queerency CEO Travers Johnson said "we are wanting to show the diversity, depth, and breadth of queer innovation."


By Liz Highleyman | December 10, 2021

New York City has become the first U.S. city to open government sanctioned supervised injection facilities, as San Francisco officials continue the process of doing the same.

By Brody Levesque, Washington Blade | December 10, 2021

The jury in the case of actor Jussie Smollett reached a guilty verdict December 9 in his trial on five felony charges that he faked a hate crime and was responsible for orchestrating it in January 2019.


By John Ferrannini | December 7, 2021

For the first time, a federal district court ruled that the United States Supreme Court's ruling in Fulton v. Philadelphia does not grant adoption agencies a blanket license to discriminate against queer couples.

By Lisa Keen | December 2, 2021

The primary issue before the U.S. Supreme Court December 1 was abortion, but a swirl of other critical questions drew the justices' attention.


By by Jay Blotcher and Cynthia Laird | December 1, 2021

Veteran progressive activist and TV, film, and stage producer Scott Robbe died November 21, according to a statement by Paul Algiers, a longtime friend and the executor of Mr. Robbe's estate.

By Lisa Keen | November 22, 2021

Nine years after telling a gay couple she could not prepare a flower arrangement for their wedding because of her religious beliefs, the owner of a flower shop in Washington state has agreed to pay $5,000 to settle the dispute.


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