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Archive for August 2011

OutQ’s Signorile Enters LGBT Journalists Hall of Fame

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Sirius XM OutQ’s own Michelangelo Signorile was inducted into the LGBT Journalists Hall of Fame over the weekend. The author, pundit and talk show host received an engraved glass award during a ceremony on Saturday night at the National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association annual convention in Philadelphia.

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AIDS Group Recommends Hook-Up Site Changes

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California AIDS advocates are calling on the owners of popular gay dating and ‘hook-up’ websites to make changes to their pages that advocates think could lead to a decrease in the spread of HIV and other sexually-transmitted diseases within the community they serve.

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Written by Xorje Olivares

August 30, 2011 at 8:45 AM

Hurricane dampens gay journos’ convention

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Attendance at the annual gay journalists convention increased again this year in Philadelphia, despite a soaking from Hurricane Irene.

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Written by Tim Curran

August 29, 2011 at 6:18 PM

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GLSEN Goes After Anti-Gay FRC Over ‘Documentary’

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An LGBT youth advocacy group is ordering an anti-gay association to stop selling and promoting a new homophobic film it made that the gay group says contains “false and defamatory” statements about it.

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Karger filing FEC complaint against Fox News

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Gay Republican Presidential candidate Fred Karger is filing a complaint with the Federal Election Commission against Fox News. Karger claims the ‘Fair and Balanced’ network illegally excluded him from the debate it sponsored last week.

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Written by Tim Curran

August 18, 2011 at 5:07 PM

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AIDS Groups Press HHS on PrEP

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Seven leading AIDS organizations are coming together to urge the Obama administration to support a new HIV prevention approach that has already proven effective in clinical trials.

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Written by Xorje Olivares

August 17, 2011 at 7:45 AM

HRC’s State Hate Crime Toolkit Aimed at New Laws

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The Human Rights Campaign has released a “hate crimes toolkit” to help states develop their own laws modeled after the federal Hate Crimes Prevention Act. Read the rest of this entry »