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GLBTQ-DVP Gets Historic Federal Grant

By Winnie McCroy | Oct 29
The Verizon Foundation awarded the GLBTQ Domestic Violence Project (GLBTQ-DVP) an historic $5,000 grant for a prevention and community engagement program.

High HIV, Imprisonment Among Transwomen

By Winnie McCroy | Oct 29
In recent years, there has been a growing body of evidence that transgender women have disproportionately high rates of HIV infection and substance use, as well as unemployment, poverty, violence, victimization and discrimination.

Ebola Nurse Who was Quarantined Now in Maine

By Robert F. Bukaty | Oct 28
A nurse who was confined against her will at a hospital in New Jersey after treating Ebola patients in West Africa is in Maine, where state officials said she's agreed to be quarantined, officials said Tuesday.

After 1st Ebola Case in NYC, 3 Others Quarantined

By Jonathan Lemire and Colleen Long | Oct 24
A doctor who became New York City's first Ebola patient was praised for getting treatment immediately upon showing symptoms, and health officials stressed that the nation's most populous city need not fear his wide-ranging travel,

Poll: Many Doubt Hospitals can Handle Ebola

By Lauran Neergaard and Emily Swanson | Oct 23
Most Americans have some confidence that the U.S. health care system will prevent Ebola from spreading in this country, but they're not so sure their local hospital can safely handle a patient, according to an Associated Press-GfK poll.

In-Depth: The Crystal Meth Epidemic Makes Comeback in Gay Community

By Jason Parsley | Oct 21
Over the past few years, there has been a resurgence of methamphetamine use in the gay community; some have even called it an epidemic.

Ebola: Providing Time to Fight the Virus

By Lauran Neergaard | Oct 21
Why do some people escape Ebola, and not others?

WHO: Nigeria's Ebola Outbreak is Officially Over

By Bashir Adigun and Maria Cheng | Oct 20
The World Health Organization declared on Monday that Nigeria is free of Ebola, a rare victory in the months-long battle against the fatal disease.

Dealing With Menopause, With Dr. Donnica Moore

By Winnie McCroy | Oct 20
World Menopause Day was observed on Oct. 18, and what that means for lesbians in a couple is double duty, as both will eventually face the symptoms of menopause. Luckily, Dr. Donnica Moore has some tips to help you deal with it.

Fla. Gay Man Says He's Happier After Removing Large Genitals

By Winnie McCroy | Oct 18
A South Florida man said that after decades of being tormented by his huge cock and balls, he's finally happy after having them removed.

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