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Buyers’ clubs aim to tackle HIV prevention ‘crisis’

Buyers’ clubs aim to tackle HIV prevention ‘crisis’

A new generation of drug buyers’ clubs, like those set up at the height of the AIDS epidemic, is seeking to combat a ‘crisis’ in preventing new HIV infections, by providing access to cheap generics of a breakthrough prophylactic. The original buyers’ groups, made famous in the film, Dallas Buyers Club, were set up in […]

Conservative America: Small Cities Stand Up For LGBT Rights

Conservative America: Small Cities Stand Up For LGBT Rights

When Mike Lujano and George Lenz hoisted a rainbow flag outside their business in a Victorian brownstone on Market Street two decades ago, they found that few neighbo[u]rs in socially conservative Wheeling, West Virginia, knew it was a symbol of gay pride, writes Letitia Stein of Reuters. The married owners of Edna’s hair salon, in […]

Australia: Advocate Seeks Agreement On Marriage Equality Debate Ground Rules

Australia: Advocate Seeks Agreement On Marriage Equality Debate Ground Rules

Leading marriage equality advocate in Australia, Rodney Croome, has reached out to opponents of the reform in an effort to set ground rules for debating the issue of marriage equality, especially in the event of a plebiscite. The move comes in the wake of a complaint before the Tasmanian Anti-Discrimination Commission, against some statements in a Catholic […]