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News: UK: Green Party Calls for Change to Gay Blood Ban

From Pink News: Green Party councillors on the Brighton and Hove City Council have called for the end to the bar against gay and bisexual men donating blood within 12 months of having sex with a man.

Supporting the Keystone XL Pipeline

For the last five years, the phrase Keystone XL has been in and out of the news. Sometime this year it will either be cemented as a part of the American energy story or it will fade

News: Poachers Continue Elephant Slaughter

From CNN.com: Poachers killed one of Kenya’s most beloved elephants — a behemoth animal with tusks so large, they touched the ground. Satao was shot with poisoned arrows in the sprawling Tsavo National Park in the country’s

News: California Teacher Tenure Law Unconstitutional

From the Associated Press, ABCNews.com: California’s tenure protections for public school teachers were ruled unconstitutional Tuesday by a judge presiding in a lawsuit brought by nine students. Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Rolf Treu cited the

Standing Up For Free Speech

Commencement is an end as well as a beginning and graduating from college should symbolize the final transition into a full-fledged adult; one with obligations and opportunities, but one that also requires adult thinking. This past spring,

News: Activists take Botswana ban on LGBTI people donating blood to court

Botswana’s National Blood Transfusion Services is refusing to accept blood donations from gay, lesbian or transgender people in a move that activists say violates non-discrimination clauses in the country’s constitution [...] Read the rest of the article.

The Status of Mental Health in the US

While it is too early to make judgments on the missed opportunities, it appears that the recent shooting in Santa Barbara was, in fact, preventable. On ABC World News Tonight on the evening of May 24, they