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HIV doesn't discriminate based on age

September 18 is National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Sep 17
The 7th annual National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day will be observed Thursday September 18.

Egyptian Police Use Grindr to Arrest Gay Men, Lesbians

INTERNATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Sep 17
A new report reveals Egyptian police are using dating apps like Grindr to hunt down and arrest gay people.

Rihanna watching Game 3 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series between the Brooklyn Nets and the Toronto Raptors.

CBS: Rihanna Out of NFL Telecast

By David Bauder | Sep 17
CBS and Rihanna are splitting up, more fallout from the Ray Rice domestic violence incident and the turmoil it has caused for the NFL.

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2014 MacArthur 'Genius Grant' Winners Unveiled

NATIONAL | By Don Babwin | Sep 17
Twenty-one people, many of whom are doing work that touches on race relations, same-sex marriage, climate change and other issues that are dominating the news, have each been awarded "genius grants" from the MacArthur Foundation.

President Barack Obama

Ebola Survivor: No Time to Waste as Obama Ups Aid

INTERNATIONAL | By Lauran Neergaard and Jim Kuhnhenn | Sep 17
An American doctor who survived Ebola said there's no time to waste as President Barack Obama outlined his plan to ramp up the U.S. response to the epidemic in West Africa.

Mayor Pledges Veto as Starkville Aldermen Reverse Insurance to Same-Sex Couples

NATIONAL | Sep 17
Officials in Starkville, Mississippi are rolling back a decision that would have allowed city employees to buy health insurance coverage for one other adult, including possibly a same-sex partner.

Ginsburg: Watch 6th Circuit on Gay Marriage

NATIONAL | By Brian Bakst | Sep 17
People seeking clues about how soon the Supreme Court might weigh in on states' gay marriage bans should pay close attention to the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg told a Minnesota audience Tuesday.

Alleged members of Philly's "preppy hate gang" party up at La Viola after a full evening of gay bashing

Philly 'Clean Cut' Gay Bashers Turn Themselves In

CRIME | By EDGE | Sep 17
Social media, a former TV reality show personality and a Twitter sleuth are being crediting in helping identify members of the "clean cut hate gang" allegedly responsible for the September 11th gay bashing of a male couple in Philadelphia.

Surveillance camera still of part of the preppy hate gang

Police Release Surveillance Video of 'Clean Cut' Gang Involved in Philly Anti-Gay Hate Crime

CRIME | By EDGE | Sep 17
Philadelphia Police are seeking the help of the public to help apprehend a group of young white men and women who attacked and robbed two gay men in their late 20's late in the evening of Thursday, September 11.

Puerto Rico will become the new center for HIV vaccine research

Puerto Rico To Become Center of HIV Vaccine Research

AIDS | By EDGE | Sep 16
Governor Alejandro GarcĂ­a Padilla of Puerto Rico announced that the island will become a center for research and development for the generation of a prophylactic vaccine to fight HIV/AIDS.