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A new music video has been released marking Freddie Mercury’s 73rd birthday, and the work of the Mercury Phoenix Trust, which was set up in the singer’s name to help fight HIV/AIDS. Directed by Esteban Bravo and Beth David, the music video which features an animated video of Mercury’s 1985 track Love Me Like There’s

A team of Spanish researchers has discovered an HIV-resistant gene that could be good news in search of a cure for the virus. For members of a Spanish family, it was a muscular disease which they had to live with every day but for HIV patients, it’s a beacon of hope. Madrid researchers reported on

Donald Trump speaking at the White House (image via White House/Joyce N. Boghosian) President Trump made some surprising announcements at his Thursday night campaign rally in Ohio, promising to put astronauts on Mars, end the AIDS epidemic and cure childhood cancer “very shortly.” “We will come up with the cures to many, many problems to many, many diseases including cancer, and others, and we’re getting closer all the time,” Trump told rally attendees. “We will eradicate AIDS in America, and we’re...

At last night’s rally in Cincinnati, President Trump claimed that if he is reelected, he will cure AIDS and childhood cancer “very shortly.” His gullible supporters cheered after Trump told them, “The things we’re doing in our country today, there’s never been anything like it. We will be ending the AIDS epidemic shortly in America, and curing childhood cancer very shortly.” In reality, Trump has slashed funding for HIV and AIDS research and, in some cases, stopped ongoing research on a...

President Trump made several eyebrow-raising claims at his Thursday night campaign rally in Ohio, promising his supporters that he was on the verge of announcing a cure for childhood cancer. “The things we’re doing in our country today, there’s never been anything like it,” Trump told his thousands of supporters at the U.S Bank Arena. “We will be ending the AIDS epidemic shortly in America, and curing childhood cancer very shortly,” he claimed. Twitter users were quick to mock the president’s...

A pastor from New York City, Reginald Williams, is being charged with scamming HIV organizations out of more than $631,000. The funds were to be used for medications and treatments for those living with HIV/AIDS. The pastor from Charity Baptist Church of Christ in the Bronx along with two others, Bennie Hadnott and Naomi Barrera, were charged with grand larceny in the Manhattan Supreme Court this week. Creative Commons The group allegedly used the money they had scammed out of the...

Marianne Williamson quickly became the most Googled candidate after last night’s Democratic primary debate after spouting off some woo-woo nonsense along with several stinging spot-on critiques of American politics. As one of the LGBTQ community’s first celebrity allies, it’s worth taking a look at her candidacy. The self-help guru has millions of fans across the country who tacitly endorse her variety of feel-good mumbo jumbo and are willing to overlook her verbal crystal shining in favor of her common sense...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The congresswoman who heads the campaign arm for U.S. House of Representatives Democrats has acknowledged mistakes after lawmakers complained about a lack of racial diversity within the organization, and she named a Cuban-American as interim executive director as part of a major staff shakeup. The announcement by Representative Cheri Bustos late on Monday followed several days of turmoil at the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC), a controversy that has sidetracked the organization as it seeks to...

A celebrity gala, hosted by Sir Elton John, has raised over $6 million to help HIV testing in Kenya. The money raised will go toward providing 400,000 self-test kits to young men in the country. The singer was taking a small break from his worldwide farewell tour, and he hosted the gala in Southern France. Funds were primarily raised through an auction, which saw items like a luxury Bentley and a signed piano along with a Gucci jacket used in the...

Former White House deputy Sebastian Gorka on Monday blamed a popular British pre-school children’s television series on starting the “whole trans thing,” reports Media Matters. Gorka, who last week warned his radio audience that the U.S. Women’s soccer team wants “to destroy everything that is wholesome in our country and in our Judeo-Christian civilization,” issued the new bizarre claim on the July 22 edition of Salem Radio Network’s America First with Sebastian Gorka. “Ignorance is no defense,” Gorka said. “I’m sorry....

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday was again trying to referee an intra-party struggle among her Democratic colleagues over whether to take steps toward impeaching Republican President Donald Trump. As he has done twice in the past, Democratic Representative Al Green of Texas was seeking to force a vote on the House floor later in the day on articles of impeachment. It was not immediately clear if Green would succeed. Leadership aides said...

(Reuters) - An attorney for former White House Communications Director Hope Hicks denied on Friday that she was involved in discussions during the 2016 presidential campaign about a hush-money payment to a porn star who claimed to have had a sexual encounter with President Donald Trump. Her lawyer, Robert Trout, issued a statement a day after newly unsealed FBI documents raised new questions about Hicks’ June 19 testimony to the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee. Hicks,...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - When former U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller appears in Congress on Wednesday, House Democrats will try to focus his testimony on clear examples of conduct by President Donald Trump that would lead to criminal charges against any other American. The strategy, described by Democratic congressional aides at a briefing for reporters on Thursday, is intended to build support among Americans for an investigative agenda that Democrats plan to advance, possibly leading to impeachment proceedings. Republicans, who...

(Reuters) - A U.S. congressional committee on Monday sought records from Education Secretary Betsy Devos relating to her use of private email accounts, expanding an investigation into how President Donald Trump’s top aides use unofficial messaging services to conduct government affairs. U.S. Representative Elijah Cummings, the Democratic chairman of the House Oversight and Reform Committee, sent a letter to DeVos requesting copies of all messages relating to official government business she sent or received from private email accounts...

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