MissoLGBTcopFacebook denied a New York-based health care company from running an add on Instagram promoting PrEP for preventing an HIV infection the same week Mark Zuckerberg defended the posting of false information claiming it is essential for a democracy. 

A Missouri jury awarded a police officer who claimed discrimination based on sexual orientation $20 million in damages. 

Locally, members of the LGBTQ community once again jumped into action to support people forced to evacuate from the Kincade Fire.

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  • March 22, 2020

    Outbeat News for Monday, March 23, 2020

    Some good news from Spain, a drug commonly used to treat HIV was successfully used to treat a 62-year-old man infected with the Corona Virus. Officials said while it’s only one use in one case, the results were promising. Like many other natural disasters, haters in the world are blaming gay people…
  • March 09, 2020

    Outbeat News for Monday, March 9, 2020

    LGBTQ voter turnout on Super Tuesday was significant especially for those voters under the age of 45 in 12 of the 14 states that voted last week. LGBTQ civil rights leaders say the community’s voice is becoming more politically powerful. The Governor of Virginia signed into law a ban on conversion…
  • March 02, 2020

    Outbeat News for Monday, March 2, 2020

    Richard Grenell is the acting Director of National Intelligence and the U.S. Ambassador to Germany - US Consulate Munich / Public domain.In Croatia, a crowd opposed to same-sex couple adoption burned an effigy of a same-sex couple and a child. Croatia’s president condemned the action, but event…
  • February 10, 2020

    Outbeat News for Monday, February 10, 2020

    Starbucks has a new ad featuring a young trans man that has caught the attention of the trans community in the UK on social media. Here in the U.S., New York’s Governor renamed a Brooklyn City Park after famed LGBTQ icon Marsha P Johnson making it the first park in the state named after a member of…
  • Jan 27, 2020

    Outbeat News for Monday, January 27, 2020

    Vice President Mike Pence praised President Trump’s decision to allow adoption agencies to discriminate against LGBTQ couples in the name of…
  • Jan 19, 2020

    Outbeat News for Monday, January 20, 2020

    A U.S. District Court of Appeals ruled against the U.S. Air Force and Trump Administration policy of discharging service members who are…
  • Jan 12, 2020

    Outbeat News for Monday, January 13, 2020

    The Supreme Court in the Philippines closed any further arguments for marriage equality and same-sex marriage in the largely religious country will…
  • Jan 05, 2020

    Outbeat News for Monday, January 6, 2020

    A slew of new California laws that became effective last week on January 1 should improve the quality of life for LGBTQl people. Bills supporting…
  • Dec 30, 2019

    Outbeat News for Monday, December 30, 2019

    This week Outbeat Radio host Greg Miraglia looks at some of the top LGBTQ events of the first two decades of the 21st century. From the elimination…
  • Dec 22, 2019

    Outbeat News for Monday, December 23, 2019

    Just in time for the holiday season, Hallmark reacted to backlash from conservative Christians about a commercial Hallmark aired showing a same-sex…
  • Dec 16, 2019

    Outbeat News for Monday, December 16, 2019

    Heath officials in Australia report new HIV infections among straight identifying men were up in 2019 while new infections in gay men were down. Here…
  • Dec 08, 2019

    Outbeat News for Monday, December 9, 2019

    The Trump Administration announced its plan to wipe out HIV by 2030 and part of that plan includes making PrEP available to everyone at no cost. Last…
  • Dec 02, 2019

    Outbeat News for Monday, December 2, 2019

    Last month, the FBI reported that the number of hate crimes dropped slightly in 2018, while hate crimes targeting LGBTQ people rose. Also, violence…
  • Nov 25, 2019

    Outbeat News for Monday, November 22, 2019

    An Alabama printing company declined to print a special diversity issue of a South Alabama student magazine because the publication featured articles…

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