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CDC Launches 'HIV Treatment Works' Campaign: VIDEO

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has begun a video campaign titled "HIV Treatment Works." Their goal? Encourage and support people living with HIV to do just that, keep living a vibrant and healthy lifestyle.

The CDC reports:

More than 1.1 million people in the United States are living with HIV. This campaign features people from across the United States who are living with HIV talking about how sticking with care and treatment helps them stay healthy, protect others, and live longer, healthier lives.

This campaign shows how people living with HIV have overcome barriers to get in care and stay on treatment. On this website, you will find information encouraging people living with HIV to get in care and stay on treatment, as well as resources on how to live well.

The CDC website has a series of videos chronicling a wide array of Americans living with HIV as well as an HIV testing location finder and a list of other resources.

Check out the campaign ad, AFTER THE JUMP...

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Jimmy Fallon's 'Good News' Segment Will Help Cheer You Up In Spite of the World's Woes: VIDEO

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With all the depressing news out there, Jimmy Fallon decided to round up some NBC news anchors from across the U.S. and have them read stories that are full of peace, joy, and muffins.

They're all made-up stories of course, but the segment will still leave you smiling. 

Watch, AFTER THE JUMP...

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Out Actor Ben Whishaw Cast As Lead in New BBC Gay Spy Drama

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Actor Ben Whishaw (Skyfall, Brideshead Revisited, Cloud Atlas) has been cast as the lead in London Spy - an upcoming BBC drama about a gay spy, Pinknews reports:

Written by gay writer Tom Rob Smith, and will follow Whishaw’s character, who is described as “a gregarious, hedonistic, but ill-equipped spy”.

Danny falls in love with Alex, described as “anti-social and enigmatic,” but who later goes missing forcing Danny to attempt to find him.

On the casting announcement, Smith said: “Ben Whishaw is quite simply one of the best actors in the country. It’s an extraordinary privilege, as a writer, to have him play the lead.”

Filming for the five part series begins next month. 

Previously, "Actor Ben Whishaw on the 'Courage' It Takes to Come Out as Gay" - VIDEO [tlrd]


Double Duchess and Kelly Osbourne in 'Good Girl Freak Out': VIDEO

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Kelly Osbourne plays a character inspired by Jem of Jem and the Holograms in the music video from queer electro duo Double Duchess (davO and Krylon Superstar) featuring Future People for their new "future twerk" track "Good Girl Freak Out".

The dancing in the clip, which director JB Ghuman says was inspired by strange dreams he was having, tells the tale of a couple hooking up, breaking up, and reuniting. Osborne plays their spiritual guide.

Whether or not you pick all that up from what you see, perhaps the message of Double Duchess will shine through. Says the pair in a press release: "Through our music, we ask everyone to be and tell your truth regardless of sexuality, gender, race. We don’t want any beautiful faces hidden from the world."

Check it out, AFTER THE JUMP...

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News: Beyoncé, Bent-Con, Home Depot, Fox News, ISIS, Chick-fil-A

Road Beyoncé apparently has Baby No. 2 on the way

CheneyRoad Excerpt from Mary Cheney's keynote address at the Log Cabin Republicans 2014 Spirit of Lincoln Event: "I want to be very clear here. I am not a Republican with reservations, comfortable with some core convictions but not with others. I am not a conflicted conservative, struggling to reconcile personal views with settled principles. Sometimes you hear people speak as if freedom and equality for gay Americans requires some sort of radical departure from the ideals of the party of Lincoln. And this never fails to amaze me — because I always thought freedom and equality were the ideals of the party of Lincoln."

Road Following the "No" victory in the Scottish independence referendum, Scotland's political leader Alex Salmond has announced his plans to resign

Road Bent-Con, one of the largest conventions celebrating LGBT geekdom and pop-culture, has kicked off its Kickstarter funding for the upcoming convention this November. 

Road The latest New York Times poll puts support for marriage equality at 56%.

Road One writer's take on the HRC's "new frontier" campaign targeting the South. "Welcome to the South, but this is not a new frontier. Take some time to get to know the local communities who have been building bridges, winning and losing campaigns, and making a difference for generations. Enter these communities with humility and a beginner's mind. And please, please don't erase the rich history and culture of the queer South just because you finally started paying attention." 

ChileRoad Chilean clothing company accused of removing a same-sex kiss from its ad. 

Road Michael Sam is making progress on the Dallas Cowboys practice squad, according to defensive line coach Rod Marinelli.

Road Philadelphia residents sound off on the city's anti-gay attack last Saturday. 

Road Home Depot's card breach has but some 56 million credit and debit cards at risk for cybertheft - much worse than Target's 40 million compromised cards last year. 

Road Unreleased duet between Freddie Mercury and Michael Jackson to be included in Queen's upcoming album due out in November. 

Road A man has been arrested in connection with the massive wildfire burning thousands of acres across California. 

Road Walter Woon, the former Attorney General of Singapore, says he is in favor of repealing the country's anti-homosexuality law. 

Yoweni-Museveni-244x300Road Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni is finding it difficult to secure lodging in Texas for an upcoming business meeting with oil and gas executives. 

Road Fox News is upset Bill Maher called the network out for polarizing the nation. 

Road Report: The Mormon Church may have abused its tax-exempt status with its anti-gay campaigns in 2000 and 2008. 

Road Sam Smith isn't interested in limiting his audience. "I want to reach everyone, gay people, lesbians, transsexuals, straight people, Catholics, anyone.”

Road Joan Rivers has returned from the grave to endorse the new iPhone 6. 

Road Congress has given final approval to President Obama's plan for training and arming Syrian rebels to battle ISIS. 

Road A West Texas man paid $1,000 to pick up the tab for 88 diners at a Chick-fil-A this week. 

 


Melissa Rivers Pays Tribute to Her Mother In First TV Appearance Since Joan Rivers' Death: VIDEO

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In her first television appearance since Joan Rivers' passing September 4, Melissa Rivers joined the cast of Fashion Police to reflect on her mother's legacy. While there, Melissa also revealed that President Obama himself wrote a letter of condolence, despite being a frequent target of Joan's jabs over the years. 

Back in July, Joan joked that Obama was gay and that Michelle was "a tranny"

Watch Melissa's return to tv, AFTER THE JUMP...(warning: autoplay)

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