Friday, February 22, 2019
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Thanks, Al: FDA “Revisiting” Gay Blood Ban

Thanks in part to efforts by 18 US Senators, including Sen. Al Franken, the Food and Drug Administration has announced they will be reexamining...

HIV Rates Up, Safe Sex Down

You wouldn't think that a 13% increase in the numbers of Minnesotans diagnosed with HIV from 2008 to 2009 would be good news, right?...

HIV rates jump in 2009, close to matching worst of early AIDS crisis

Officials from the Minnesota Department of Health are comparing it to the "bad old days" of the early 1990's - rates of new HIV...

MN: Lawsuit Filed to overturn state-sponsored anti-transgender discrimination in health care

The ACLU of Minnesota has filed a lawsuit on behalf of OutFront Minnesota and a plaintiff that challenges the state’s ban on transition-related health...

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...

Losing the Sexual Violence Center Would Be “A Travesty” – OutFront

While OutFront provides similar services to the Sexual Violence Center, they say losing the SVC's services in Hennepin County would be "a travesty." Rebecca Wagonner-Kloek,...

RECLAIM rising from the ashes: LGBT youth clinic provides holistic mental health

After the 2008 stock market crash, many non-profits died untimely deaths, including a few local LGBT social service organizations. Thanks to a big...

Services for sexual violence survivors shrink in Hennepin County

Pawlenty's budget cuts and an economic recession are threatening LGBT-specific services for survivors of sexual violence, but advocates say they will work hard to...

Weekend Preview Plus 3-3-2011 through 3-13-11

Muffins: It is difficult to even imagine what you are all up to in the hinterland.  No doubt it is fun and refreshing (what with...

White House to Host HIV Townhall in Minneapolis

What disease, in 2007, killed just under 39 times the number killed so far by the H1N1 "Swine Flu" virus, but has no national-level...