Category Archives: AIDS

Watered-down Medical Cannabis Bill Stalls in House Committee


(APN) ATLANTA — At the House Judiciary Non-Civil Committee Hearing on Tuesday, February 03, 2015, State Rep. Allen Peake (R-Macon) introduced HB 1, a revised version of last year Haleigh’s Hope.   The bill offers immunity for those who have obtained the oil from a state where it is legal to manufacture and sell the cannabis oil, but does not […]

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(IPS) Older, Wiser, and Living with HIV/AIDS

  ATLANTA, Georgia, Nov 26 2012 (IPS) – When HIV/AIDS first emerged in the 1980s, the stereotypical image of a person living with the disease in the United States was a young or middle-aged white homosexual male. For decades, that stigma has persisted, although today it includes people of colour. In reality, though, a near-majority of those in the U.S. […]

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Phillip Rush Center Emerges as Shared GLBTQI Community Space

  (APN) ATLANTA — Since its grand opening in 2009, the Phillip Rush Center, located at 1530 Dekalb Avenue, has emerged as a new, shared community space for Atlanta’s gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning, and intersex community. The facility is named after Phillip Rush, a respected Atlanta activist and philanthopist, who died in April 2009 at age 55. Rush served […]

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