Alberto fernandez presidenteIn Argentina, the country’s president issued a decree that sets aside 1% of all government jobs for transgender people. 

Here in the U.S., a man has been arrested for making and then detonating a bomb in front of a popular gay gym in New Jersey.  No one was hurt in the attack that shattered windows in front of the popular gym. 

In Sacramento, a woman with HIV was featured in a medical journal this month after researchers found that her body naturally cured her of HIV - this after analyzing over 1 billion blood cells from the woman - No substantial HIV virus was detected.

(Photo: Alberto Fernandez, President of Argentina - Casa Rosada / CC BY 2.5 AR)

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