AIDS Activism 101: Steps to End the ADAP CrisisADAP Video

by Mark S. King, Jan. 31, 2011

Activists held an “emergency summit” this weekend to address the growing AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP) crisis, and I’m taking you there.

In this video episode of My Fabulous Disease (See Below), you’ll learn about the panic over ADAP, and exactly what you can do to prevent thousands of AIDS patients from losing access to life saving medications.

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Get Out and Vote!vote

Some of you may have noticed that there are cute little banners coming up our website announcing that voting has begun for our Best Of 2011!

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Illinois Governor Signs Historic Law, Extends a Measure of Fairness to All CouplesIll. Governor Pat Quinn

CHICAGO, Jan. 31, 2011

Governor Pat Quinn has signed into law the Illinois Religious Freedom and Protection and Civil Union Act, making civil unions available for same-sex couples in Illinois.

The law, drafted by lawyers with the American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois, marks an important step toward fairness for thousands of gay and lesbian couples in Illinois. Illinois now joins a growing list of states across the country that provide legal protections to the unions of same-sex couples.

The new law, signed by the Gov. on Jan. 31, permits Illinois couples – including those of the same sex – to enter into a legal relationship that provides them all the basic legal protections and responsibilities currently offered only to different-sex couples through marriage.

Read more: Illinois Governor Signs Historic Law


The January 27 Issue of Outword Is Out Now!425

The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills has been Bravo network’s most successful incarnation of the “Housewives” franchise, and during the whole first season there was a beautiful gay man staying with one of the wives, that was Cedric Martinez. And low and behold, that’s who’s on our latest cover. We also have an interview with him written by Dave Rupel. So check out page eleven.

Read more: The January 27 Issue


United Church Of Christ Nominates First Out-Gay Pastor to Top Denominational Post

Jan. 18, 2011

The United Church of Christ has nominated its first out-gay candidate to serve the 1.1-million-member denomination as one of its top elected national officers.

The Rev. J. Bennett Guess, 44, was selected by a search committee to serve as a member of the UCC’s five-person Collegium of Officers and to head Local Church Ministries, one of the church’s four national bodies. Guess’ selection must be affirmed by a board of directors in April, before his name is put forward for election by 1,000 delegates attending the UCC’s biennial General Synod, July 1-5, in Tampa, Fla.

Read more: UCC First Out-Gay Pastor


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