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Commentary: Charlie Sheen and a New Conversation about HIV

Today, for the first time since Magic Johnson's disclosure in 1991, we're beginning a much-overdue national conversation about HIV and AIDS in the wake...

Study: Minnesota LGBQ youth have higher teen pregnancy rates than peers

Teenwise, a group that advocates for evidence based sexual health programs for adolescents in Minnesota, released a report showing that lesbian, gay, bisexual, and...

Health Department urges gay and bisexual men to get vaccinated for meningitis

The Minnesota Department of Health is urging gay men and other men who have sex with men to get vaccinated against a form of...

March event will ‘sound the alarm’ about HIV disparities in African American community

Clergy, elected officials, and community health experts in the African American community are bringing together an event on Mar. 12 to draw attention to...

Religious Right wants Minnesota lawmakers to tackle surrogacy

A bill being debated in the Minnesota Legislature would create a legislative commission to study the issue of surrogacy, and it's being pushed forward...

Event hopes to bring attention to PrEP as an HIV prevention tool

A Valentine’s Day event at the Saloon will spotlight Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) as an HIV prevention tool. Hosted by organizations from the leather and...

Rep. Ellison among lawmakers urging end to ban on blood donation by gay men

Rep. Keith Ellison, a Democrat representing Minneapolis and surrounding suburbs, is one of 80 members of Congress appealing to the Department of Health and...

Rep. Ellison, African American community leaders meet to address HIV, disparities

Community organizations and elected leaders met on Monday to discuss the growing epidemic of HIV in the African American community in Minnesota, and lack...

McCollum urges FDA to change ban on gay organ donors

Rep. Betty McCollum is one of 60 members of Congress asking the Food and Drug Administration to re-evaluate the 5-year deferral on organ donations...

Minnesota Legislature proposes cuts to HIV drug fund

At a late Tuesday night meeting, lawmakers approved a measure to cut funding from an HIV services budget. In a conference committee on the...