BLACK HIV/AIDS AWARENESS DAY

Despite that HIV diagnoses have fallen slowly in recent years among black people — 25 percent in women from 2010 to 2016, 26 percent among straight men, and 5 percent among gay/bisexual men — the virus continues to impact the population in disproportionate numbers. While black people comprise only 13 percent of the U.S. population, they account…

CALLS FOR UK GOVERNMENT TO END DETAINMENT OF ALL LGBTI ASYLUM SEEKERS

The UK government must end detainment of LGBTI asylum seekers, activists say. LGBTI people fleeing death threats should not be detained indefinitely, according to the UK Lesbian and Gay Immigration Group. The Joint Committee on Human Rights have called to put a time limit on immigration detention. Many asylum seekers are detained indefinitely. MPs from…