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‘Boy Erased’ steps up battle against gay conversion therapy

‘Boy Erased’ steps up battle against gay conversion therapy

Published 02/11/2018

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - It’s been 14 years since Garrard Conley, the gay son of an Arkansas Baptist preacher, was sent to conversion therapy and [more…]

TV’s rising LGBT presence critical to rights: advocacy group

TV’s rising LGBT presence critical to rights: advocacy group

Published 25/10/2018

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Drama series “Pose” and new transgender superhero in “Supergirl” helped boost the number of LGBTQ characters to an all-time high on [more…]

McConnell says Senate Republicans might revisit Obamacare repeal

McConnell says Senate Republicans might revisit Obamacare repeal

Published 18/10/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republicans could try again to repeal Obamacare if they win enough seats in U.S. elections next month, Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell [more…]

HIV prevention drugs could dramatically cut new infections

HIV prevention drugs could dramatically cut new infections

Published 17/10/2018

(Reuters Health) - An HIV-prevention drug pill, dubbed PrEP, dramatically reduced new infections in a large group of high risk gay men, Australian researchers report. [more…]

Far right, ex-military officer wins Brazil vote, faces leftist in…

Far right, ex-military officer wins Brazil vote, faces leftist in…

Published 08/10/2018

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Far-right Congressman and former Army captain Jair Bolsonaro won nearly half the votes in Brazil’s first-round presidential election on Sunday, as voters’ [more…]

Lesbian romance film shows to sell-out crowd in Nairobi after court…

Lesbian romance film shows to sell-out crowd in Nairobi after court…

Published 23/09/2018

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Rafiki, an acclaimed film portraying a lesbian romance that was until Friday banned in Kenya where it was made, showed on Sunday [more…]

HIV prevention pill reaching more people who need it

HIV prevention pill reaching more people who need it

Published 07/09/2018

(Reuters Health) - More than one in nine people worldwide who might benefit from a daily pill to minimize their risk of getting HIV are [more…]

After upset win, Massachusetts Democrat comes out swinging at Trump

After upset win, Massachusetts Democrat comes out swinging at Trump

Published 05/09/2018

BOSTON (Reuters) - Boston City Councilor Ayanna Pressley on Tuesday scored a massive victory over a 10-term incumbent to win the Democratic nomination to represent [more…]

Research needed on family-based stigma against LGBTQ youth

Research needed on family-based stigma against LGBTQ youth

Published 04/09/2018

(Reuters Health) - Although family relationships play a crucial role in the wellbeing of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) adolescents, few programs tackle [more…]

Transgender veterans don’t have worse health

Transgender veterans don’t have worse health

Published 17/08/2018

(Reuters Health) - Transgender military veterans do not have worse health than cisgender veterans, a recent U.S. study suggests. Transgender people have long served in [more…]