News: Report: AIDS Cases Up in Gay Men

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) announced this week that gay- and bisexual-identified men are 50 times more likely to have AIDS than any other group. One-half of the HIV cases diagnosed each year in the U.S. are within the gay community.

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Obama to Grant Gay Fed Partners Benefits

WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama, whose gay and lesbian supporters have grown frustrated with his slow movement on their priorities, is extending benefits to same-sex partners of federal employees, a White House official said.Obama plans to announce his decision Wednesday in the Oval Office, the official said Tuesday. The official spoke on the condition of anonymity because the president hadn’t yet signed the presidential memorandum.The official said Obama would release…
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