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Bristol-Myers is testing a new HIV medication

Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. will get extra meetings with the FDA as it studies the drug.
Will BMS-663068 help HIV-positive adults who have developed resistance to other treatments? ...

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‘I Am Cait’ debuts as a docuseries with a broader purpose

Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Caitlyn Jenner, center, stands trackside to watch the seventh race as the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club opened its annual summer meet in Del Mar, California.
There's not a scene in the premiere that doesn't seem stage-managed -- but there's something more substantial going on here. ...

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AP Poll: Sharp divisions after high court backs gay marriage

Sunday, July 19, 2015
The poll found pronounced differences in viewpoints on gay marriage depending on political affiliation.
Near-even split over whether local officials should be required to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, ...

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Under new leadership, New York St. Patrick’s Day parade to add second gay group

Thursday, July 2, 2015
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After ending a long and controversial ban on gay groups this year, the nation's largest St. Patrick's Day parade has new leadership and plans to add another gay contingent to its ranks, organizers said Wednesday. ...

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Cuomo demands better protections for transgender students

Wednesday, July 1, 2015
Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D-N.Y.)
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is calling on the state Education Department to do a better job of protecting transgender students from harassment and discrimination in the classroom. ...

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New York governor Andrew Cuomo officiates gay couple’s wedding, his first

Monday, June 29, 2015
New York governor Andrew Cuomo officiates the wedding of David Turley and Peter Thiede in front of the Stonewall Inn in Greenwich Village, Sunday, June 28, 2015.
Cuomo made use of some newly granted powers to officiate at his first wedding, that of a same-sex couple who wed outside a Greenwich Village bar where police harassment of patrons sparked three days of riots in 1969. ...

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New Yorkers celebrate nationwide marriage ruling with pop-up parties, weddings

Saturday, June 27, 2015
Emily Burke, left, and Lindsay Meeks react with hundreds of others gathered during a rally in Greenwich Village to celebrate the Supreme Court's ruling on gay marriage, Friday, June 26, 2015, in New York.
From pop-up parties to weddings, New Yorkers celebrated the Supreme Court's ruling Friday that same-sex couples have a right to marry anywhere in the United States. ...

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N.Y civil liberties group: State fails to protect transgender students from harassment

Thursday, June 25, 2015
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Transgender students are often harassed in public schools across New York, and education officials have failed to carry out a legislative mandate to protect them, the New York Civil Liberties Union said Wednesday. ...

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New York City grants landmark status to Stonewall Inn

Tuesday, June 23, 2015
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New York City's landmarks commission has voted to grant official status to the Greenwich Village bar where resistance to a police raid sparked the modern gay rights movement. ...

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New York State Fair to hold its first ever LGBT pride day

Monday, June 22, 2015
The New York State Fair will celebrate LGBT pride on Aug. 28.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo says a celebration of New York's LGBT community will take place on Friday, August 28th to formalize what has been an informal gathering at the fair by members of the LGBT community. ...

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