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Transgender Troops | Military Experts Historic International Conference

Palm Center and ACLU Host Convening on Lessons Learned from Transgender Service in Foreign Militaries Posted by Melanie Nathan, October 20, 2014. WASHINGTON, DC – Currently serving ​transgender service members from five of the 18 foreign militaries that allow transgender service today gathered alongside U.S. service members in Washington D.C. The gathering, Perspectives on Transgender Military Service […]

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Activists at DC Pride attack HRC’s Bad ENDA

While asking the community to demand no less than full federal equality… By Cathy Kristofferson, June 8, 2014 This week saw the first national organization come out strongly against the flawed Employment Non-Discrimination Act of 2013 (ENDA) when the National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) Thursday announced it “We strongly oppose any religious exemption in ENDA… we will […]

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AIDS 2012 | Preparing for XIX International AIDS Conference Washington D.C.

Secretariat announces two off-site conference hubs for sex workers and people who use drugs |Record number of abstracts submitted Posted by Melanie Nathan, May 26, 2012/ Thursday 10 May, 2012 (Geneva, Switzerland, and Washington, D.C., USA)— The International AIDS Conference is the largest gathering of professionals working in the field of HIV, including people living […]

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New AIDS Research | Examine Risks with Long-Term ARV Use

New research finds no evidence of increased risk of all-cause and non-AIDS death with long-term ARV use.. Antiretroviral drugs are medications for the treatment of infection by retroviruses, primarily HIV. When several such drugs, typically three or four, are taken in combination, the approach is known as Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy, or HAART. The American […]

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Huge March Timed for 2012 AIDS Conference in Washington D.C.

AIDS MARCH planned as precursor to AIDS Conference 2012. By Melanie Nathan, Jan 01, 2012 In July 2012, more than 20,000 HIV advocates will come to Washington, D.C., for the International AIDS Conference. Before the opening ceremonies, AHF and over a thousand organizations from 78 countries are marching to remind governments around the world to […]

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n Virginia, The Air is different and the weather is hopeful for UAFA-Uniting American Families Act

About being in Reston, VA, so close to the HILL… Capitol Hill, D.C. It is as if I feel the political energy, almost like a different air to breathe, one that requires aclimation- that said, I want to thank everyone who sent me emails and the Tan Mercado family cards, notes, emails of encouragement and […]

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I’m on my way to UAFA

I am leaving tomorrow for D.C. to attend the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing convened by Senator Leahy.   I will be blogging on a daily basis, albeit cryptic (perhaps.)   I believe and of course stand to be corrected that the Republican members of the committee are only obligated to be present for 15 minutes.   I don’t […]

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