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Many Lab Techs Refuse to Draw Blood of Monkeypox Patients, Reports CNN

Many Lab Techs Refuse to Draw Blood of Monkeypox Patients, Reports CNN

Aug 6, 2022

As the spread of monkeypox grows, an unexpected obstacle has occurred in terms testing needs: Lab techs refusing to take blood of monkeypox patients.

Public Park Sex Plummeting in NYC?

Public Park Sex Plummeting in NYC?

By Kilian Melloy | Aug 6, 2022

The thrilling hookup that doesn't involve small talk, exchanging numbers, or the expense of a karaoke room may be fading into history as New York's randy denizens find alternatives to the parks.

Dems Change Some Tax Provisions As They Ready Economic Bill

Dems Change Some Tax Provisions As They Ready Economic Bill

By Alan Fram | Aug 6, 2022

Democrats pared part of their proposed minimum tax on huge corporations and made other changes in their giant economic bill, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said Friday.

Watch: Netflix's 'Dated & Related' Finds Siblings Awkwardly Dating Side-By-Side

Watch: Netflix's 'Dated & Related' Finds Siblings Awkwardly Dating Side-By-Side

By Emell Adolphus | Aug 5, 2022

Netflix is once again bringing more twisted dating experiences that will find singles searching for love with their siblings.

Michigan Library's Future Uncertain over LGBTQ+ Material Flap

Michigan Library's Future Uncertain over LGBTQ+ Material Flap

Aug 5, 2022

A western Michigan library faced an uncertain future Thursday after a flap over LGBTQ material on its shelves led to the failure of the renewal of a property tax millage that funds most of its budget.

What Will it Take to Get Brittney Griner Home?

What Will it Take to Get Brittney Griner Home?

By Eric Tucker | Aug 5, 2022

Now that WNBA star Brittney Griner has been convicted of drug possession and sentenced to nine years in prison, attention turns to the prospect of a prisoner swap.

Transgender Child Sues over Tennessee School Bathroom Law

Transgender Child Sues over Tennessee School Bathroom Law

By Travis Loller | Aug 4, 2022

A transgender child and her parents sued the Tennessee Department of Education on Thursday over a law that prohibits transgender students and staff from using school bathrooms or locker rooms that match their gender identities.

Judge: Kevin Spacey Must Pay $30M to 'House of Cards' Makers

Judge: Kevin Spacey Must Pay $30M to 'House of Cards' Makers

By Andrew Dalton | Aug 4, 2022

A judge on Thursday ruled that Kevin Spacey and his production companies must pay the makers of "House of Cards" nearly $31 million because of losses brought on by his 2017 firing for the sexual harassment of crew members.

US to Declare Health Emergency over Monkeypox Outbreak

US to Declare Health Emergency over Monkeypox Outbreak

By Zeke Miller, Mike Stobbe and Michael Balsamo | Aug 4, 2022

The U.S. will declare a public health emergency to bolster the federal response to the outbreak of monkeypox that already has infected more than 6,600 Americans, two people familiar with the matter said Thursday.

Judge: West Virginia Medicaid Must Cover Transgender Care

Judge: West Virginia Medicaid Must Cover Transgender Care

By John Raby | Aug 4, 2022

West Virginia's Medicaid program must provide coverage for gender-confirming care for transgender residents, a federal judge ruled.

Wisconsin District Bans Pride Flags from Classrooms, Sparks Pushback

Wisconsin District Bans Pride Flags from Classrooms, Sparks Pushback

Aug 4, 2022

A Wisconsin school district's decision to tell bar employees from displaying gay pride flags in classrooms or from putting their preferred pronouns in email signatures prompted pushback.

LA Gay Sex Clubs, Bathhouses Host Monkeypox Vaccination Clinics

LA Gay Sex Clubs, Bathhouses Host Monkeypox Vaccination Clinics

By Emell Adolphus | Aug 3, 2022

As California declares State of Emergency over monkeypox outbreak, local health centers hope to get the vaccines to gay men at risk.

'Monkeypox is No Joke,' Says Adult Performer Silver Steele. Wouldn't Wish on 'Worst Enemy'

'Monkeypox is No Joke,' Says Adult Performer Silver Steele. Wouldn't Wish on 'Worst Enemy'

Aug 3, 2022

When adult actor Silver Steele discovered he had monkeypox, he chose to share his journey on social media to make others aware of his progress.

Monkeypox: an Expert Explains What Gay And Bisexual Men Need To Know

Monkeypox: an Expert Explains What Gay And Bisexual Men Need To Know

Aug 2, 2022

Since early May, more than 23,000 cases of monkeypox have been reported worldwide. This is the largest ever global outbreak of the disease. Read what you need to know about it.

Biden Names FEMA, CDC Officials to Head Monkeypox Response

Biden Names FEMA, CDC Officials to Head Monkeypox Response

By Zeke Miller | Aug 2, 2022

President Joe Biden is set to name top officials from the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to serve as the White House coordinators to combat the growing monkeypox outbreak.

California Governor Declares Monkeypox State of Emergency

California Governor Declares Monkeypox State of Emergency

By Don Thompson | Aug 2, 2022

California's governor on Monday declared a state of emergency to speed efforts to combat the monkeypox outbreak, becoming the second state in three days to take the step.

Watch: Colombians Kiss in Park in Protest After Gay Couple Accosted

Watch: Colombians Kiss in Park in Protest After Gay Couple Accosted

By Emell Adolphus | Aug 1, 2022

After a group of women accosted a gay couple for kissing in a park in Bogotá, Colombia, other same-sex couples came out to stage a kiss-a-thon in the same park in protest.

Trevor Project Leader's Past Work for Opioid Companies Comes to Light

Trevor Project Leader's Past Work for Opioid Companies Comes to Light

By Kilian Melloy | Aug 1, 2022

Trevor Project head Amit Paley consulted with Pharma company Purdue on how to salvage its reputation as the U.S. opioid epidemic raged, reports said. In light of that, some staffers feel he should resign.

In Race for Monkeypox Vaccines, Experts See Repeat of COVID

In Race for Monkeypox Vaccines, Experts See Repeat of COVID

By Maria Cheng | Aug 1, 2022

Moves by rich countries to buy large quantities of monkeypox vaccine, while declining to share doses with Africa, could leave millions of people unprotected against a more dangerous version of the disease.

San Francisco Declares Emergency over Monkeypox Spread

San Francisco Declares Emergency over Monkeypox Spread

By Eric Risberg and Andrew Selsky | Jul 30, 2022

The mayor of San Francisco announced a state of emergency Thursday over the growing number of monkeypox cases, allowing officials to cut through red tape and fight a public health crisis reminiscent of the AIDS epidemic.

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