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Three Democratic US senators and the ranking member of the House Committee on Homeland Security have sent letters to the heads of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and Customs and Border Protection (CBP) demanding answers after a transgender woman died in US custody while seeking asylum from Honduras. Comment
A $2 million-dollar contract to fund research and testing for HIV treatment is shrouded in uncertainty after the Trump administration confirmed it has not yet made a decision on whether to renew it, citing concerns about fetal tissue used in that research. Comment
More uninsured or underinsured New Yorkers living with HIV will be eligible for financial assistance with their healthcare costs beginning in 2019, according to new regulations announced by Governor Andrew Cuomo. Comments (1)

DOJ Hires Anti-LGBTQ Spokesperson

The Justice Department has hired a new spokesperson drawn from a leading anti-LGBTQ litigation group, according to The Daily Beast. Comment

Details Scarce in Baltimore Black Trans Woman’s Murder

A black transgender woman was shot in Baltimore on November 26 and died two days later, marking the 24th known violent killing of a transgender person in the US this year. Comment

Ryan Murphy to Fund 2020 Pro-LGBTQ Candidates

The category is… money in politics! Comment


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