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Sugar-binding Protein Galectin-9 Found to be a New Weapon to Cure HIV

The ultimate impediment to a cure for HIV infection is the presence of latent, HIV-infected cells, which can reawaken and produce new virus when antiretroviral drug therapy is stopped.  These latent, HIV-infected cells are untouched by antiretroviral therapy and are unseen by the immune system.  Moving medicine closer to a cure for HIV, scientists at(…)

Judge: Lesbian Has No Parental Rights Because She Didn’t Marry Partner

A woman whose same-sex relationship ended before same-sex marriage became legal doesn’t have parental rights to a child born to her partner in 2008, the Michigan appeals court said Wednesday. The decision, which comes a year after the U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way for same-sex marriage across the country, will stand as a key(…)

Kentucky Attorney General: Kim Davis Has Broken the Law Again

A county clerk who went to jail for refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples violated the state’s Open Records Act, the Kentucky attorney general’s office said Tuesday. Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis violated the act by refusing to produce documents related to the gay marriage battle, the attorney general’s office said in an(…)

Second LGBT Honorees Selected for San Francisco’s Rainbow Honor Walk

Less than two years since 20 historic members of the LGBT were memorialized by bronze plaques in the sidewalks of San Francisco’s Castro District, the all volunteer Rainbow Honor Walk (www.rainbowhonorwalk.org) has announced 24 new honorees. “LGBT history is world history,” said Rainbow Honor Walk Co-Founder and Board President David Perry. “These 24 individuals represent(…)