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Bono Recruits Julia Roberts, Channing Tatum for AIDS Fight

NEW YORK (AP) -Donate at least $10 to Bono's charity (RED) and the singer is giving donors a chance to drink tea with him and Julia Roberts, enjoy a private concert from U2 or party in Las Vegas with "Magic Mike" star Channing Tatum. READ MORE.

Major HIV Vaccine Trial in South Africa Stokes Hope

VERULAM, SOUTH AFRICA -An article by The Washington Post on Nov. 25 reports after decades of shadowboxing with the human immunodeficiency virus, researchers were encouraged four years ago when a test of a vaccine on 16,000 people in Thailand turned up a previously unknown vulnerability in the resilient pathogen. READ MORE.

Trump Disavowal of White Supremacists Doesn't Quiet Concerns

ATLANTA (AP) - Donald Trump's disavowal this week of white supremacists who have cheered his election as president hasn't quieted concerns about the movement's impact on his White House or whether more acts of hate will be carried out in his name. READ MORE.

LGBT Activists Denounce Sessions Nomination

One LGBT legal activist called it "chilling." Others called it "alarming" and "extreme." Even outside the LGBT community, the reaction was unusually harsh. READ MORE.

How LGBT Candidates Across the Country Faired Election Day

Sixty-one percent of 188 openly LGBT candidates this year won their races. READ MORE.

STUNNER: Defying polls, Trump wins election

To the shock of political observers and LGBT rights supporters who expected his defeat, Donald Trump claimed a surprise victory Nov. 8 against Hillary Clinton in his bid for the White House. READ MORE.

Michigan Baldwin Advances Up Democratic Leadership

The U.S. Senate's only openly LGBT member earned a leadership spot Wednesday, as Senate Democrats re-organize following the Nov. 8 election. READ MORE.

Michigan Q & A with Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton pledged to build a "hopeful, inclusive America where everyone counts" as she continues to draw a contrast between herself and Donald Trump over their views on LGBT issues. Clinton answered 13 questions on issues important to the LGBT community in a written interview with the Washington Blade on Nov. 2 with less than one week remaining before Election Day. READ MORE.

National US Supreme Court Takes Up Transgender Student Case

In a development that could worry LGBT legal activists, the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday announced that it would hear an appeal that challenges a lower court decision in favor of a transgender student who was denied access to a school bathroom consistent with his gender identity. READ MORE.

Is This a 'Cure' for HIV?

Monkeys infected with SIV, the primate equivalent of HIV, were given a nine-month course of a monoclonal antibody while on antiretroviral therapy (ART), then all treatment was stopped. Two of the treated monkeys showed no rebound of the virus. READ MORE.

Federal Appeal Seeks to Halt North Carolina Restroom Law

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - North Carolina's law limiting LGBT protections suffered a blow weeks ago when a judge ruled that three transgender residents must be allowed to use restrooms matching their gender identity at the campuses where they work and study. Now those plaintiffs want an appeals court to expand that preliminary ruling to cover all transgender people, across the state. READ MORE.

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