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  • LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - An out-of-state advocacy organization is seeking approval to temporarily place a symbol of gay pride on state Capitol grounds in Little Rock.

  • RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) _ North Carolina's largest insurer has cancelled family insurance policies sold to 20 gay and lesbian couples on a federal insurance marketplace because of restrictive contract language the company plans to remove next year.

  • MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama's largest insurer now offers spousal coverage to legally married gay couples in order to comply with a federal rule that insurance companies must treat married couples the same regardless of sexual orientation.

  • Illinois regulators issued a reminder to health insurers that it is illegal to deny coverage to someone because they are transgender, drawing praise from the gay rights community.

  • Both a symbol of progress, and a mask for differences

  • As a gay man, the Boston attorney thought he was doing the responsible thing when he asked his doctor to prescribe Truvada, a drug hailed as a way to halt the spread of AIDS. But when he tried to get long-term care insurance, Mutual of Omaha turned him down, saying they do not offer coverage to anyone who takes it.

  • WASHINGTON (AP) – Addressing gay and lesbian concerns, the Obama administration Friday moved to expand health insurance access for same-sex couples and close a loophole that threatened to leave some HIV/AIDS patients without coverage.

  • With coronavirus cases tracking at a rate of about 300 new cases per month in Oakland Park, the city commission received an update on vaccines from Holy Cross Hospital during its meeting on Wednesday.

  • Michael Nemerof, 35, has been using PrEP for several years. Like many gay men he used Truvada to prevent HIV.

  • On the Republican front Donald Trump continues to suck up all of the oxygen in the race. And despite numerous unfavorable stories and attacks from the other republican candidates his poll numbers are remaining steady…with him on top of the latest polls. Insiders still hesitate to call him the frontrunner because they don’t believe people will end up voting for him.