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9 takeaways from CNN's Equality Town Hall

2020 Democratic candidates pledged Thursday to fight for non-discrimination protections in federal law, ban harmful practices such as conversion therapy and lift restrictions on gay men donating blood.

Queer Eye's Jonathan Van Ness bares it all

"Queer Eye" star and advocate Jonathan Van Ness bares his soul in a memoir due out Tuesday in which he writes about being sexually assaulted as a child, having sex with older men as a teen, battling drug addiction and being diagnosed with HIV.

Use of HIV prevention pill, PrEP, rises 500%, CDC report says

Use of a daily pill to prevent HIV infection rose almost 500% from 2014 to 2017, according to new research published Thursday by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. More than a third of people at risk of HIV infection are now protected with the medication, which is more than 90% effective, according to the CDC.

Bill proposes fully covering HIV-prevention drug PrEP

US Sen. Kamala Harris is introducing a bill to reduce the transmission of HIV by encouraging the use of PrEP, or pre-exposure prophylaxis, a drug that's more than 92% effective in preventing new infections. If it becomes law, PrEP would be free to most patients.

Trump blow up leaves lawmakers worried about disaster aid, budget talks

President Donald Trump's angry threats Wednesday to not work with congressional Democrats until they stopped investigating him came at a sensitive time for talks over several important issues that bipartisan negotiators on Capitol Hill and the White House had hoped to wrap up before Congress leaves as early as Thursday for the Memorial Day recess.