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ITLM Announces a New Direction

ITLM Announces a New Direction

In The Life Media was founded in 1992 on the belief that real stories about lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people are our greatest asset in the fight for equality. By bringing those stories into living rooms across the country for the past 20 years, ITLM has shattered stereotypes and helped pave the way for today’s LGBT movement. In the process, we have evolved into the most honored and respected producer of LGBT journalism on television and online. Read More

Minnesota Vikings Punter Chris Kluwe Unlikely Voice for Marriage Equality

Minnesota Vikings Punter Chris Kluwe Unlikely Voice for Marriage Equality

“We will not be the 31st State to fall to this stupid amendment,” Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe said at a rally at the University of Minnesot on Monday where activists and organizers gathered to oppose the proposed amendment that would prohibit same-sex couples from legally marrying in the State if passed on November 6. Read More

In The States: Minnesota

In The States: Minnesota

IN THE LIFE exposes public school policies that silence the LGBT experience, rampant harassment of LGBT students and looks at the State's proposed initiative to limit marriage to heterosexual couples. Read More

I’m from Minneapolis, MN

I’m from Minneapolis, MN

Brian Ness from Minneapolis, Minnesota was interviewed for I'm From Driftwood's 50-state story tour documenting gay life across the country. Ness discusses his tense relationship with his father, and the first and only conversation they had about his sexuality, which occurred shortly before his father's death. Read More

In The Life Media to Honor Headline News Host Jane Velez-Mitchell

In The Life Media to Honor Headline News Host Jane Velez-Mitchell

On October 1st, In The Life Media will present its annual Red Carpet Season Premiere at the spectacular New York Historical Society in New York City. This important event marks a brand new season of IN THE LIFE and honors individuals whose work advances LGBT equality in America. Hundreds of prominent figures from across the ideological and cultural spectrum will gather to salute In The Life Media’s 2012 Pioneer Award recipient, Headline News host and out lesbian Jane Velez-Mitchell. Read More

Ask the Doctor: What Do I Need to Know About the OraQuick In-Home HIV Test?

Ask the Doctor: What Do I Need to Know About the OraQuick In-Home HIV Test?

In July 2012, the Food and Drug Administration approved the OraQuick In-Home HIV Test, which lets Americans learn their HIV status in the privacy of their homes. Any intervention that may increase the number of people getting tested for HIV is a great development because the earlier you know your status, the sooner you get into treatment. Read More

Where Stop & Frisk Meets the AIDS Epidemic

Where Stop & Frisk Meets the AIDS Epidemic

Advocates say flawed drug policy and fear of harassment and arrest keep black and Latino drug users from the clean needles they need to stay HIV-free. Read More

Newsmaker Profile: Gregorio Millett

Newsmaker Profile: Gregorio Millett

The number of new HIV infections in the United States has remained relatively stable at approximately 50,000 per year between 2006 and 2009, according to 2011 data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). But seroconversions have been soaring among Black men who have sex with men, particularly among those ages 13 to 19, the CDC reports. Read More

First Over-The-Counter, Home HIV Test Approved by the FDA

First Over-The-Counter, Home HIV Test Approved by the FDA

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the OraQuick In-Home HIV Test, the first over-the-counter, self-administered HIV test kit to detect the presence of antibodies to human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) and type 2 (HIV-2). Read More

Study: 3 Percent of Black Gay Men Become Infected Every Year

Study: 3 Percent of Black Gay Men Become Infected Every Year

Nearly three percent of all Black gay and bisexual men in America acquire HIV every year, a rate 50 percent higher than their White counterparts, according to a new six-city study released at the 2012 International AIDS Conference. Young Black gay and bisexual men (30 years old and younger) are becoming HIV positive at three times the rate of white gay and bisexual men. Read More

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