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"An AIDS Quilt Songbook: Sing for Hope" to Benefit amfAR

| By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Nov 27, 2014
An all-star cast of 40 renowned singers and instrumentalists comes together on one CD to sing for hope and in the cause of supporting AIDS research.

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AAHIVM Creates Institute for Hepatitis C

| By Winnie McCroy | Nov 27
The American Academy of HIV Medicine (AAHIVM), the nation's leading HIV care provider organization, has announced the creation of the new AAHIVM Institute for Hepatitis C.

Gay Groups Outraged By Lack of Indictment for Ferguson Shooting

| By Winnie McCroy | Nov 27
As soon as the St. Louis grand jury released their decision not to charge police officer Darren Wilson for the shooting of Michael Brown gay groups responded with incredulous outrage, condemning the decision.

Arkansas, Mississippi Gay Marriage Bans Overturned

| By Andrew DeMillo and Emily Wagster Pettus | Nov 26
Arkansas and Mississippi became the latest two states Tuesday to have their gay marriage bans overturned by federal judges, but there are no rushes to the altar as both orders are on hold so the states can consider appeals.

Ginsburg Gets Heart Stent to Clear Artery Clog

| By Sam Hananel | Nov 26
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg had a heart stent implanted Wednesday to clear a blocked coronary artery, court officials said.

Both Sides Want Judge to Rule on SD Gay Marriage

| By James Nord | Nov 26
A federal judge presiding over a challenge to South Dakota's gay marriage ban should bypass a trial and rule on the case, the state attorney general's office argued Tuesday.

LGBT Activism Growing in Conservative Panhandle

| By Melissa Nelson-Gabriel | Nov 26
Is a sea change on gay rights coming to the conservative panhandle of Florida?

Mississippi Ruling: Gays Treated as 'Lesser'

| By Jack Elliott Jr. | Nov 26
In overturning Mississippi's ban on same-sex marriage, a federal judge says in his ruling that state law treats homosexuals like second-class citizens, much as racially discriminatory legislation of the 1950s and 1960s marginalized black residents.

Utah to Pay Same-Sex Couples' Legal Fees

| Nov 26
The state of Utah is agreeing to pay legal fees for four married same-sex couples who sued because the state refused to recognize their unions.

ABC's Stephanopoulos Interviews Darren Wilson

| By David Bauder | Nov 26
ABC News' George Stephanopoulos landed the much-sought first television interview with Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson, speaking to him for an hour Tuesday in Missouri.

Prosecutor Faces New Criticism Over Ferguson Case

| By Andale Gross and Tammy Webber | Nov 26
St. Louis County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch has come under renewed scrutiny since he appeared before television cameras to announce that the grand jury would not indict Officer Darren Wilson over the shooting death of Michael Brown.

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