Illinois House of Representatives voted 61-54 today (Nov. 5) in favor of a same-sex marriage. Governor Pat Quinn said he will sign the bill when it reaches his desk, confirming Illinois as the 15th state to approve marriage equality. Marriage licenses are set to start in the state June 1, 2014. CONGRATS!
The Center for HIV Educational Studies and Training (CHEST) at Hunter College recently surveyed users of the social networking hook-up app and discovered there are careless men in the world who have never been tested, but still tell partners they have tested negative for the often fatal virus. According to the stats, the fib is more rampant in younger men. But, even with that, only half of the men surveyed confessed to being tested in [...]
#NowWatching Beyonce AIDS Day Special “I think that 2030 is a viable target to say that we have reached the end of the epidemic,” said Luis Loures, a deputy executive director of UNAIDS, the UN agency leading the fight against HIV/AIDS. “HIV will continue existing as a case here or there but not at the epidemic level we have today.” There are approximately 34 million people living with the HIV virus and 3 million new infections [...]