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America East Conference and Maine Men’s Basketball to Protest HB2, Transphobia at Duke Game

This post originally published by Towleroad. When the Maine Black Bears face #4 Duke on Saturday, a game which will be broadcast life on ESPN2, they’ll be wearing black and rainbow-themed warm-up shirts in coordination with anti-homophobia and anti-transphobia sports organization You Can Play. Tomorrow @BlackBearMBB will debut our #YCPinAE shirt to promote inclusion …

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Big Payday for Same-Sex Married Couples

This post originally published by the Advocate.com. We all know the stereotype of the typical gay man – uber-successful, well-dressed fellows strolling around P-town, Fire Island and other glamorous haute spots. This pervasive image is double-edged, though, because it fails to acknowledge that just like any other demographic, the population …

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You Can Have Input on the FDA's Blood Donation Policy

This post originally published by the Advocate.com. You have one more day to offer comments on the Food and Drug Administration’s proposal to change its policy on blood donations by gay and bisexual men. A year ago, the FDA lifted its blanket ban on blood donations by any man who’d …

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New Study Shows Racial Bias in Media Coverage of HIV

This post originally published by the Advocate.com. Researchers in Canada have found rampant racial bias in the North American country’s coverage of HIV nondisclosure crimes. And in the United States, activists say that same bias threatens efforts to reduce stigma and infection rates in communities of color, especially black and …

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Right-wing Writer: Tear Down Stonewall Inn

This post originally published by the Advocate.com. Anti-LGBT forces are feeling empowered after Donald Trump’s win in the electoral college and one right-wing activist is calling for the president-elect to dismantle New York’s Stonewall Inn, the birthplace of the modern LGBT rights movement and a new national monument. Writing in …

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