At the first ever HIV is Not a Crime Conference, held this week at Grinnell College in Iowa, Bogardus and Rhoades were freed from their GPS monitoring devices with bolt cutters. It was an act of great symbolism, great triumph, and great new beginnings. But until the media, the full spectrum of the LGBT community, politicians, and allies take responsibility for combatting stigma and creating responsible policies, people who are HIV+ will remain chained
Dr. Raynard Kington, M.D., President of Grinnell College, welcomed over a hundred HIV/AIDS advocates from all over the U.S. to the first national "HIV Is Not A Crime" conference.
The Iowa House and Senate has passed a historic law that will soften Iowa's current discriminatory HIV law.
The first-ever national HIV is Not a Crime conference will take place this year at Grinnell College in Iowa to untie and train advocates living with HIV and allies from across the country in the effort to end HIV criminalization
The University of Iowa is trying to better serve its LGBT students. In a historic move, the university adds an optional LGBT identity question to its college application.
In a rare and poignant display of outspoken advocacy, Iowa's Sioux City Journal devoted the entire front page of its popular Sunday edition to a powerful anti-bullying message (and image).
The National Organization for Marriage, the activist group "The Family Leader," and the consulting firm The Concordia Group, have launched a new anti-gay campaign in the 18th District Senate race in Iowa.