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Latinos Salud Gets CDC Grant to Expand HIV/AIDS Testing

By Michael d'Oliveira | Sunday May 21, 2017
Limited staff and resources mean that Latinos Salud can only do so much to fight South Florida's HIV/AIDS epidemic.

'Unchechen:' Short Film Raises Awareness on Gay Persecution in Russian Republic

Sunday May 21, 2017
The film is based on accounts told by men who have escaped these alleged anti-gay prisons.

The Greek Lantern: Tony Plakas Celebrates 20 Years at Compass

By Jason Parsley | Saturday May 20, 2017
After college Tony Plakas knew what his fate would be - as a gay man he would get AIDS and die a slow, agonizing death. It's a story that's familiar with many coming of age gay teens in the 1980s. But that's not what fate had in store for Plakas.

Actor from LGBT-Inclusive Show 'The Flash' Comes Out as Bisexual

By Brittany Ferrendi | Saturday May 20, 2017
Keiynan Lonsdale, known for his role of Kid Flash on the CW's "The Flash," came out to his fans on Instagram this weekend in an emotional message.

Singer Reflects on Life On and Off the Stage

By JW Arnold | Thursday May 18, 2017
Malone describes the show as "a musical journey from growing up in rural Colorado to becoming an out lesbian protagonist on Broadway" punctuated by the music of Foreigner, Journey, LeAnn Rimes and, of course, some show tunes.

Diversity Honors Stirs Controversy With Conservative Speakers

By Tucker Berardi | Sunday May 14, 2017
All in all, the event was a celebration of diversity and a testimony to the accomplishments that are possible when the LGBT community and allies work together. But some objected to the inclusion of conservatives in the event.

40 Chechens Saved From Gay Purge

By Brittany Ferrendi | Sunday May 14, 2017
In an age where gay men are being allegedly persecuted from the southern Russian republic of Chechnya, one group is stepping up to save lives.

Irish Scholar, 'Father of Irish LGBT Rights,' Sounds Off

By John McDonald | Saturday May 13, 2017
The morning after being honored as a global LGBT leader, Senator David Norris of Ireland was back creating controversy.

Trump Removes LGBT Folks From Aging Survey

By Michael d'Oliveira | Saturday May 13, 2017
The National Survey of Older Americans Act is used to help the Department of Health and Human Services decide how it will allocate federal funding. Its erasure of LGBT Americans could have serious impact.

Forty-Nine Artists Make Portraits of in Honor of Pulse Victims

By Tucker Berardi | Sunday May 7, 2017
A group of 49 artists from across the country have come together to pay their respects to the victims of Pulse by painting portraits and giving them as gifts to the victims' family members.

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