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The Church vs. Black Gay Men

The Church vs. Black Gay Men

A recent study by Jonathan Mathias Lassiter, PhD found that Black men who have sex with men (BMSM) attend church less than heterosexual Black people but still consider themselves at least moderately religious. BMSM participated in religious services and activities, and identified as religious at lower rates ...

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LGBT PRIDE Study

LGBT PRIDE Study

The University of California San Francisco has launched a longitudinal study of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (LGBTQ) and other sexual and gender minority (SGM) adults to examine how their sexual orientation affects their health. The study is called PRIDE and stands for population research in identity ...

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Black HIV/AIDS Awareness

Black HIV/AIDS Awareness

African Americans accounted for an estimated 44% of all new HIV infections among adults and adolescents (aged 13 years or older) in 2010, despite representing only 12% of the US population. Recognizing Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, Healthyblackmen.org (HBM) reached out to an expert on the matter for a candid talk. ...

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NAESM 2015 ATL Conference

NAESM 2015 ATL Conference

NAESM 2015 is the only national conference planned by Black gay men to highlight emerging social, political, structural, and behavioral trends that impact our communities by bridging health educators, advocates, policy makers, researchers, and PLWA’s in a weekend full of learning, sharing, and growth.  Call for ...

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Gov’t Benefits for Gay Couples

Gov’t Benefits for Gay Couples

A year after the Supreme Court struck down a law barring federal recognition of gay marriages, the Obama administration granted an array of new benefits Friday to same-sex couples, including those who live in states where gay marriage is against the law. The new measures range from Social Security and veterans ...

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