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HIV has killed around 39 million people to date, but making it more dangerous are the myths, misunderstandings and stigmas that surround it. Living With Hiv, Lgbt News, World Aids Day, Braids With Weave, My Philosophy, Spa Services, Bullying, Encouragement, Learning

8 dangerous HIV myths debunked by the experts - CNN

HIV has killed around 39 million people to date, but making it more dangerous are the myths, misunderstandings and stigmas that surround it.

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RSVP for the Town Hall or click through to drop an email to Mayor Curry. Lgbt News, Town Hall, Thing 1 Thing 2, Rsvp, Curry, Curries

RSVP for the #JaxHRO Town Halls!

RSVP for the 12.3 Town Hall or click through to drop an email to Mayor Curry.

Adrian Chen on Megan Phelps-Roper, who was a prized daughter of the Westboro Baptist Church until interactions on social media led her to question her faith. Lgbt News, Direct Action, Interesting Reads, The New Yorker, Social Issues, Journalism, Amazing Women, Conversation, Celebs

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Adrian Chen on Megan Phelps-Roper, who was a prized daughter of the Westboro Baptist Church until interactions on social media led her to question her faith.

Jax Coalition for Equality announces 75 faith leaders’ support for fully-inclusive HRO, including Lenny Curry’s pastor Lgbt News, Equality, Faith, Pastor, Social Equality, Loyalty, Believe, Religion

Jax Coalition for Equality announces 75 faith leaders’ support for fully-inclusive HRO, including Lenny Curry’s pastor

The Jacksonville Coalition for Equality (JCE) held a Thursday afternoon presser with some of the 75 faith leaders who support a fully-inclusive HRO

A Jacksonville HRO "community conversation" proved no more conclusive than the first, leaving lawmakers and the city at a crossroads. Lgbt News, Conversation, Florida, Politics, Concert, The Florida, Concerts

In Jax HRO debate, do #AllLivesMatter?

A 2nd Jacksonville HRO "community conversation" proved no more conclusive than the first, leaving lawmakers and the city at a crossroads.

Seventy-seven Jacksonville faith leaders have signed a letter in support of an inclusive human rights ordinance. If Jacksonville’s ordinance is expanded, Lgbt News, Human Rights, Coming Out, Equality, Faith, Going Out, Social Equality, Loyalty, Gender Reveal Parties

Jacksonville Faith Leaders Come Out In Support Of LGBT Inclusive HRO

Seventy-seven Jacksonville faith leaders have signed a letter in support of an inclusive human rights ordinance. If Jacksonville’s ordinance is expanded,

Community meeting on LGBT law is more civil Thursday night; Lgbt Law, Anti Discrimination, Town Hall Meeting, Thursday Night, Civilization, Liberty, Community, News, Political Freedom

Community meeting on LGBT law is more civil Thursday night; religious liberty discussed

With tightened security measures in place, Mayor Lenny Curry convened a second town hall meeting Thursday about whether Jacksonville should add LGBT

St. Pete lands global LGBT tourism convention - SaintPetersBlog saintpetersblog.com Lgbt News, Tourism, Running, Blog, Turismo, Keep Running, Why I Run, Blogging, Travel

Nancy Watkins will not run for the Tampa HD 60 seat

Nancy Watkins, the South Tampa CPA who has served as campaign treasurer for hundreds of local and national Republicans, will not run for the Florida House District 60 seat being vacated this fall b…

Three years ago, a human rights ordinance failed, largely due to backlash from the religious community. Lgbt News, Lgbt Community, Human Rights, How To Get

Local allies of Jacksonville's LGBT community to get help from...

Three years ago, a human rights ordinance failed, largely due to backlash from the religious community.

Can Jacksonville's City Council be bought? When it comes to the Human Rights Ordinance, at least one out-of-state outfit thinks so. Lgbt News, City Council, Politicians, Human Rights, Florida, Things To Come, Canning, Stuff To Buy, The Florida

Can Jacksonville’s City Council be bought?

Can Jacksonville's City Council be bought? When it comes to the Human Rights Ordinance, at least one out-of-state outfit thinks so.

Fewer than a dozen Tampa Bay area public high schools showed up in U. News & World Report's 2015 rankings of the best Florida high schools, with Plant High in Tampa leading the pack at No. John Birch Society, End Of The Week, Tarpon Springs, Florida Beaches, Medical Marijuana, Tampa Bay, Pit Bull, Donald Trump, At Least

Hillsborough review board kills charter amendment for LGBT protections

Opposing sides align to shout down the Hillsborough amendment proposal.

Donate the Hate Away! Give JASMYN $1 for every day an anti-LGBTQ sign stands! | Facebook Lgbt News, Hate, Water Bottle, Facebook, Signs, Shop Signs, Water Bottles, Sign

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Jacksonville Florida decides on LGBT rights for residents, workers - Jacksonville Business Journal Lgbt News, Lgbt Rights, Jacksonville Florida, Business Journal, Lgbt Community, City Council

Jacksonville Florida decides on LGBT rights for residents, workers - Jacksonville Business Journal

Jacksonville will soon decide if it will extend protections to the LGBT community as the Mayor’s Office, City Council and the public begin to seriously discuss extending those protections for the first time since 2012 when a similar ordinance failed by one vote.

Condom Maker Demands Safe Sex Emoji For [Video] Innovation Challenge, Lgbt News, Us Health, World Aids Day, Emoji, Emoticon, Johnson And Johnson, The Cure, Projects To Try

On World AIDS Day, condom maker calls for safe-sex emoji

Time for an official safe-sex emoji?

A news release from Cindy Watson , executive director of the Jacksonville Area Sexual Minority Youth Network (JASMYN), celebrates what she calls "the first Lgbt News, Jacksonville Florida, Politics, Free

JASMYN takes steps toward “AIDS-free generation” in Jacksonville

A news release from Cindy Watson , executive director of the Jacksonville Area Sexual Minority Youth Network (JASMYN), celebrates what she calls "the first