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Young People Are at the Center of Efforts to End the Spread of HIV

UNAIDS released a report in advance of World AIDS Day with hopeful news about the epidemic: there has been nearly a 50 percent reduction in new infections across 25 low and middle income countries. As UNAIDS Executive Director Michel Sidibe put it, “We are moving from despair to hope.” Young people are at the center of that success.

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Secret Life of the Famous American Teenager

You may recall that Jamie Lynn Spears shocked her fans in 2007 when she announced that she was pregnant.  This week, Jamie Lynn has an essay in Glamour Magazine describing her experiences, and it’s really worth reading. 

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“It Gets Better?” I Sure Hope So, Because Right Now It’s Pretty Bad

Research came out today from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) indicating that GLBTQ young people are shockingly underserved, and facing health risks on every front. Will we continue to allow malevolent neglect to rule these young people’s lives?

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Does the Ring Mean a Thing?

On Sunday’s Real Housewives of Atlanta, the plot for “Tardy for the Party” singer and wig designer Kim Zolciak revolved around purchasing an “abstinence ring” for her 13 year old daughter Brielle.

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Dept. of Ed. Calls for End to Bullying But Ark. School Official Says “All Queers Should Commit Suicide”

The Department of Education sent a letter to schools underscoring that homophobic bullying violates the law. Meanwhile, an Arkansas school official declared on Facebook that all “queers” should commit suicide.

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