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Allentown Council passes ban on gay conversion therapy for minors – Allentown Morning Call

ALLENTOWN — Allentown City Council unanimously passed an ordinance Wednesday banning gay conversion therapy for minors within city limits — the first third-class city in Pennsylvania to enact such a measure. The bill, which makes it illegal to provide therapy designed to change someone’s sexual orientation or gender identity, was co-sponsored by the majority of […]

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RI Passes Law Banning Youth Gay Conversion Therapy – U.S. News & World Report

RI Passes Law Banning Youth Gay Conversion Therapy – U.S. News & World Reporthttp://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&ct2=us&usg=AFQjCNEtt99_zx2lvR_R188QL0ZJ7o55xQ&clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&cid=52779555757428&ei=NLNwWcj8ItjdqQL0p6uADQ&url=https://www.usnews.com/news/best-states/rhode-island/articles/2017-07-20/ri-passes-law-banning-youth-gay-conversion-therapyhttp://news.google.com/news?q=gay,Health&output=rssgay,Health – Google NewsGoogle Newshttps://ssl.gstatic.com/news-static/img/logo/en_us/news.gif

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The Daily Telegraph Is (Kinda) Sorry For Accidentally Suggesting Being Gay Is Unhealthy – Junkee

Today The Daily Telegraph ran a story covering the apparent “health crisis” facing young Australians. The report was based on a NSW government survey covering drug use and eating habits amongst young people. But it’s the accompanying infographic, suggesting that same-sex attraction is unhealthy, that’s attracted the strongest response and led to the paper’s editor issuing a sort-of apology. Here’s the […]

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The Daily Telegraph Linked Same-Sex Attraction To Bad Health – Junkee

Today The Daily Telegraph ran a story covering the apparent “health crisis” facing young Australians. The report was based on a NSW government survey covering drug use and eating habits amongst young people. But it’s the accompanying infographic, suggesting that same-sex attraction is unhealthy, that’s attracted the strongest response and led to the paper’s editor issuing a sort-of apology. Here’s the […]

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Gay employee fired while looking into drug theft accuses Denver … – The Denver Channel

DENVER – A Denver Health employee is now suing the hospital, claiming his firing during an investigation into possible stolen drugs was actually discrimination for his sexual orientation.  “I believe I was terminated because I’m gay,” Brent Houchin said. Working as a human resources manager, Houchin was the person paid to make sure people followed the rules, policies, and […]

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Walters: Former Health Commissioner Prepares for Year in Uganda – Seven Days

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Allentown Council supports ban on gay conversion therapy for minors – Allentown Morning Call

Allentown City Council is preparing to pass an ordinance banning gay conversion therapy for minors within city limits. Council members voted unanimously Wednesday to send forward a bill that would ban the therapy designed to change a person’s sexual orientation or gender identity based on the assumption that homosexuality is a mental disorder. The therapy […]

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Closing the gap between gay, heterosexual smokers

Closing the gap between gay, heterosexual smokers – Medical Xpress – Medical Xpress

Credit: University of Illinois at Chicago Gays and lesbians are more than twice as likely to use tobacco than heterosexuals, and University of Illinois at Chicago researchers have detailed how the disparity can be reduced. Smoking remains the leading preventable cause of death and disease in the United States, but more than 480,000 people die […]

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Gay employee fired while looking into drug theft accuses Denver Health of discrimination – The Denver Channel

DENVER – A Denver Health employee is now suing the hospital, claiming his firing during an investigation into possible stolen drugs was actually discrimination for his sexual orientation.  “I believe I was terminated because I’m gay,” Brent Houchin said. Working as a human resources manager, Houchin was the person paid to make sure people followed the rules, policies, and […]

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Syphilis rates are on the rise, and dating apps may be playing a role, experts say – USA TODAY

x Embed x Share CLOSE Syphilis diagnoses are on the rise and experts say it could be due to the growing popularity of dating apps and social media. USA TODAY Tinder, a dating app.(Photo: Leon Neal, Leon Neal, Getty Images) Syphilis, a disease most people associate with the past, has returned with a roar, and […]

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G.O.P. Support of Senate Health Repeal Erodes During Break - The ... - New York Times

G.O.P. Support of Senate Health Repeal Erodes During Break – The … – New York Times

“I am a product of rural Kansas,” Senator Jerry Moran, Republican of Kansas, told constituents this week. “I understand the value of a hospital in your community, of a physician in your town, of a pharmacy on Main Street.” Photo Senator Jerry Moran on Thursday faced constituents in Palco, Kan., who were upset that the […]

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McConnell, health care, and a big, gay dance party – Colorado Springs Independent

click to enlarge Baynard Woods “Werkin’” it outside of Mitch McConnell’s house, as a protest. A swanky stretch of C Street near the […]

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Spurs take their shot with Rudy Gay – mySanAntonio.com

Caption Close Here is the status of every free agent on the Spurs roster this summer. Joel Anthony Unrestricted Here is the status of every free agent on the Spurs roster this summer. Joel Anthony Unrestricted Photo: Darren Abate /Associated Press Dewayne Dedmon Declined his opt-in worth roughly $3 million for the 2017-18 […]

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McConnell, health care, and a big, gay dance party | Trump Tracker … – Colorado Springs Independent

click to enlarge Baynard Woods “Werkin’” it outside of Mitch McConnell’s house, as a protest. A swanky stretch of C Street near the […]

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Taking PrEP has a profound impact on gay men’s sexual health and wellbeing – aidsmap

A desire for lower-risk, condomless sex was the predominant driver of PrEP use among the respondents. Most had sought out PrEP because they had a history of inconsistent condom use (or no condom use) and recognised that this pattern was unlikely to change, regardless of their intentions, as this man explained: “It’s the best choice […]

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Man Wins Lawsuit in China Over Forced Gay Conversion Therapy – U.S. News & World Report

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This Artist Is Using The Blood Of Gay Men On PrEP To Address The FDA's Donation Policy - NewNowNext

This Artist Is Using The Blood Of Gay Men On PrEP To Address The FDA’s Donation Policy – NewNowNext

by Michael Valinsky 2h ago Artist Jordan Eagles has been working with blood for years, usually cow’s blood. “It has a lot of symbolic references and aesthetic qualities that I find quite beautiful,” Eagles tells NewNowNext. “The idea of taking something that was once living and creating work out of it makes the material regenerate […]

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Black, Gray and Gay: The Perils of Aging LGBTQ People of Color … – NBCNews.com

Cecelia Hayden Smith, 72, knows exactly how she wants to live out the remainder of her golden years: lounging lazily on the porch of a cozy house tucked along a quiet, treelined street in Washington, D.C. She’d greet her partner each morning with a homemade country breakfast, and their afternoons and evenings would be filled […]

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Black, Gray and Gay: The Perils of Aging LGBTQ People of Color – NBCNews.com

Cecelia Hayden Smith, 72, knows exactly how she wants to live out the remainder of her golden years: lounging lazily on the porch of a cozy house tucked along a quiet, treelined street in Washington, D.C. She’d greet her partner each morning with a homemade country breakfast, and their afternoons and evenings would be filled […]

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Dems seek to lift gay blood donor ban – Wisconsin Gazette

The Blood Center of Wisconsin is inviting people to call “1-877-BE-A-HERO” to schedule appointments to donate. In the exchange, the nonprofit says the blood donor gets to save three lives and scores a free ticket to Summerfest. But a federal ban adopted in 1983 – a crisis time when scientists, physicians, […]

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RISE: GOP health bill compromise; new immigration target; German gay marriage – Peoria Journal Star

Senate Republican leaders considered keeping one of former President Barack Obama’s big tax increases on wealthier Americans and using the money to fatten proposed subsidies for the poor in a bid Thursday to placate moderate GOP lawmakers and salvage their struggling health care bill. wire reports GOP may keep some Obama […]

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