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DOMA Unconstitutional in the US

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The US Supreme Court ruled the Defense of Marriage Act – DOMA unconstitutional early this morning, making history for our country and for thousands of LGBT individuals, couples, and families who endured the discriminatory law since 1996. The ruling gives over 100,000 legally married same-sex couples the same rights and benefits…

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The New Healthcare.gov Website

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The US Department of Health and Human Services just launched a new healthcare.gov website that is easier to navigate, mobile-compatible, and features more information on the upcoming Health Insurance Marketplace. In addition, the Spanish language sister site, Cuidadodesalud.gov, has been updated to match the new look and feel of the Healthcare.gov…

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Nevada Governor Signs Syringe Access Bill

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(Carson City, NV) June 13, 2013 — Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval signed a syringe access bill (SB 410) on Wednesday, June 12, removing syringes from the list of illegal drug paraphernalia, thereby allowing for non-prescription sale of syringes and syringe exchange programs. Nevada joins 37 other states that have decriminalized…

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Dining Out For Life Raises Funds for HIV on April 25th

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Dining Out For Life, a citywide fundraiser held on Thursday, April 25, 2013, gives northern Nevadans an appetizing way to fight HIV, just by dining out. On this day, 30 participating restaurants will donate a portion of their sales to Northern Nevada HOPES, Reno’s nonprofit HIV service organization and community…

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HOPES Expanded Offerings

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Over the past six months, Northern Nevada HOPES’ original mission of caring for people living with HIV evolved into a mission of providing accessible healthcare services to the entire community. On September 17, 2012, we at HOPES expanded offerings and opened our doors to non-HIV positive individuals and, six months…

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HIV in Black America: An Epidemic

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For the black community, HIV is not a disease of the 1980s that awareness and medication have since controlled. HIV in Black America, impacts the community today as it did the gay community over 30 years ago. 20,000 black individuals are diagnosed with HIV in the U.S. each year. That’s…

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