Methodist Bishop to End Trials for Ministers Who Perform Gay Weddings

From The New York Times
Monday, March 10, 2014

The head bishop of the United Methodist Church in New York on Monday committed to ending church trials in his region for ministers who perform same sex-marriages, essentially freeing them to conduct a ceremony still prohibited under his denomination’s laws.

As the first sitting United Methodist bishop to publicly make such a pledge, Bishop Martin D. McLee instantly became a leading figure in a decades-old movement within the United Methodist Church, the country’s second-largest Protestant denomination, to extend equal recognition and rights to gay and lesbian members. Though Bishop McLee said that he hoped his approach would heal the church’s deep divisions over homosexuality, more conservative Methodists warned that his actions would push the denomination closer to an irrevocable split.

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Studies show big promise for HIV prevention injections

From LGBTQ Nation
Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Research suggests that a shot every one to three months may someday give an alternative to the daily pills that some people take now to cut their risk of getting HIV.

The experimental drug has only been tested for prevention in monkeys, but it completely protected them from infection in two studies reported at an AIDS conference on Tuesday.

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Whoopi Goldberg Speaks Out On Anti-Gay Laws In Uganda & Nigeria

From Instinct Magazine
Monday, March 3, 2014

whoopieWhoopi Goldberg is speaking out on the anti-gay legislation that’s passed in Uganda and Nigeria. Check out her message in this video for the Human Rights Campaign.

Whoopi told us to share this. We’ll just do what she says!

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