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Dominique's story

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I received this cri de coeur on Facebook, along with a few hundred other people, from a young woman I know in  Burundi who has connections in Burundi’s small, closed LGBT circles. 1,030 more words

A Possible End to AIDS

AIDS is a horrible illness that has claimed over 20 million lives since the epidemic began. It is the leading cause of death world-wide. While no cures are available, Executive Director of UNAIDS (the United Nations Programme on HIV and AIDS), Michel Sidibé has brought up a plan that he beleives will end its spread. 403 more words

Social Issues

Yang Teng vs. Conversion Therapy

Many foreign countries are not as accepting of homosexuality as America. While this may be an obvious statement, we seldom hear the horrors people face regarding such matter. 266 more words

Social Issues

Transition Care Covered: Maryland Insures Transgender Employees

Maryland’s state-provided health insurance plans now offers coverage for hormone therapy, gender reassignment surgery, and other transition-related medical issues for state employees. The result of legal negotiations in 31 year old Sailor Holobaugh’s discrimination case, the state approved reimbursement of Holobaugh’s prior transition-related medical costs and is shifting to a new standard for all employee health-care policies. 251 more words

Social Issues

How can we better show our kindness to the world?

There is a new breed of Progressive Christians out there and they have made their way to the realm of Evangelical Christians. They are influencing them enough to question their own views on marriage equality and the groups are coming to a head over this hot theological and political issue. 339 more words

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L'histoire de Dominique

*English version here*

J’ai reçu ce cri de coeur sur Facebook, en même temps que quelques centaines d’autres personnes, d’une burundaise de ma connaissance qui a des amis dans les milieux LGBT du Burundi. 1,163 more words