Kaylia M. Metcalfe

News Round Up: March 16th 2012

Happy Friday! Happy almost St. Patty’s Day!   Before you get started on your corned beef and green beer, here’s a quick rundown of some LGBT news items you might have missed.   This Just In : NEWARK, N.J. — Dharun Ravi, a former Rutgers University student accused of spying on and intimidating his gay […]

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It’s Time: New marriage equality ad

From Autostrade:   Australia’s voting population isn’t as divided on the issue of marriage equality as America’s; in fact, almost two-thirds of voters support it. But it’s also not seen as an issue of high national priority, and Australia’s Prime Minister, Julia Gillard, still claims that marriage equality would constitute an unwelcome change to the institution

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The CDC, Chlamydia, and YOU.

New statistics from the CDC show an alarming trend.  Over 19 million people were diagnosed this year with a sexually transmitted disease. But one group seems to be hit harder than the rest: young gay and bi black men.  The rate of young black men getting syphilis rose 134% since 2006 despite a national trend

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Thank you, Mister President.

Sometimes I am proud to call him President While his views on gay marriage have been “evolving” and it doesn’t appear likely that he will move from his support of civil unions to support for same sex marriage, President Obama has, as he is proud to say, made a lot of progress for the LGBT

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