News Brief - China's Gay Shock Therapy

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China's Gay Shock Therapy

News Brief China's Gay Shock Therapy

Electroshock therapy was once commonly administered to gay people in the U.S. in an attempt to “cure” them of homosexuality.  Unfortunately, this continues to be common practice in many countries, including, China.  Shaunagh Connaire of Britain’s Channel 4 reported on this distressing situation in a recent episode of the foreign affairs series Unreported World.

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News Brief - Mo Rocca

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News Brief Mo Rocca

News Brief Mo Rocca

He rose to fame thanks to The Daily Show, came out in 2011 and now works as a correspondent for CBS Sunday Morning, has a recurring role on The Good Wife and his own show on the Cooking Channel.  But Mo Rocca’s newest claim to fame is that he is the first out man to deliver a reading at a mass officiated by a pope.

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News Brief - The Rentboy.com Scandal: UPDATE

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The Rentboy.com Scandal:  UPDATE

As you surely know, the FBI and Department of Homeland Security raided Rentboy.com’s Manhattan offices on August 25th resulting in the arrest of seven people.  Why they waited nearly 20 years to come after the escort website and the motivations behind the prosecution continue to remain sketchy at best.  The case continues to both baffle and enrage the public.

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News Brief - Austria's POTENTIAL Anti-Gay Pardons

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Austria's POTENTIAL Anti-Gay Law Pardons 

Austria’s Minister of Justice has proposed a new law that would potentially pardon homosexual men and women sentenced under former anti-homosexuality laws, but there's a catch.  The person must first apply for the pardon and and then be found not guilty by a court.

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News Brief - PrEP

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News Brief PrEP

A recent study performed by Kaiser Permanente of San Francisco has definitively shown how effective of a daily regimen of Truvada can be in the prevention against HIV infection.  After monitoring 657 of its clients who were on PrEP over a two year period, Kaiser announced that none of the subjects had contracted the virus.

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