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  • California lawmakers want to stop runaway film production, except porn

    California lawmakers want to stop runaway film production, except porn
    The state Senate Appropriations Committee will soon take up two very different bills that could determine whether California remains the nation’s moviemaking capital. Assembly Bill 1839 would significantly boost the size of tax credits...
  • Ban on gay blood donors is a civil rights issue, activists say

    Ban on gay blood donors is a civil rights issue, activists say
    When Ryan James Yezak's workplace hosted a blood drive a few years back, he told his boss he would be happy to donate. Then the West Hollywood resident found out that as a gay man, he was banned for life from giving blood under a federal regulation...
  • Belgian infant contracts HIV via breast milk

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - In 2012, a one-year-old boy in Belgium acquired HIV through his mother's breast milk, a rare but not impossible form of transmission in industrialized countries, doctors say. "Breast milk transmission has been recognized...
  • Online mapping tool shows HIV/AIDS hot spots

    Online mapping tool shows HIV/AIDS hot spots
    An interactive mapping tool designed by Emory University researchers is putting South Florida's HIV/AIDS epidemic in sharp relief. AIDSVu, a free online tool created by Emory's Rollins School of Public Health, allows users to call up maps of Broward,...
  • AIDS drama 'Normal Heart' recalls days of 'gay plague'

     AIDS drama 'Normal Heart' recalls days of 'gay plague'
    The Normal Heart HBO, $19.97; Blu-ray, $24.99 This year's Primetime Emmy ceremony — airing Monday — figures to prominently feature the star-studded HBO movie "The Normal Heart," which is up for nearly every major award in the miniseries/...
  • 'Dance for Life' still makes a case for itself

    'Dance for Life' still makes a case for itself
    Now that gay marriage is legal, at least in some states, and those with HIV can be treated, if not cured, HBO's recent adaptation of Larry Kramer's 1985 play "The Normal Heart" might seem a bit beside the point. Not so, says choreographer Harrison...
  • A Q&A with Tony Kushner on his 'Angels in America,' then and now

    In the late 1980s, the young writer Tony Kushner began work on his second play: a theatrical epic about AIDS and homophobia, race and morality, religion and spirituality, Reaganism, love and abandonment, and much, much more. Kushner's two -part...
  • Five questions for Sharon Hrynkow, president of the Global Virus Network

    Five questions for Sharon Hrynkow, president of the Global Virus Network
    Faced with the threats of viruses like H1N1 influenza and SARS in recent years, scientists including the University of Maryland's Dr. Robert Gallo sought a way to prepare for future outbreaks — founding the Baltimore-based Global Virus Network in...
  • HIV-positive man charged with having sex without alerting partner

    HIV-positive man charged with having sex without alerting partner
    An inmate booked on misdemeanors last week in Orange County is now facing a felony charge after a woman came forward to report that he'd had sex with her without telling her that he is HIV positive, an arrest affidavit states. The woman came forward...
  • Two decades of Pride

    Two decades of Pride
    Before the Pride Center at Equality Park took over a sprawling, 5.5-acre campus in Wilton Manors, Broward County's first LGBT center began in a humbler, more confining place: the Victoria Park living room of its founder, Alan Schubert. "It was awfully...
  • When fate points a finger: The Jim Brady story

    Many years ago, when I was in college, a professor told me that some people chose to change the world while others were chosen by the world to change it. James Brady fit the second category. Brady, who died Monday at the age of 73, didn't set out to...