|HIV/AIDS Report: Vaccine may hold promise
Preliminary data from an early stage clinical trial out of the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI) and The Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla, California, suggests that a new HIV vaccine may hold promise, ABC News ...
|SPORTS Red Stars, Dash open Challenge Cup with scoreless draw
Two Chicago Red Stars made their professional debuts and held the Houston Dash to three total shots as the opening game of the NWSL (National Women's Soccer League) Challenge Cup ended in a scoreless draw in ...
|Chicago Sky, WNBA unveil new uniforms ahead of 2021 season
As the WNBA prepares for its 25th season, Nike and the WNBA collaborated to unveil a uniform collection. The new WNBA uniform system from Nike feature three game uniform editions for each of the 12 teams ...
|Athlete Ally releases Athletic Equality Index of LGBTQ-Inclusion at NCAA D1 Schools|
--From a press release - LGBTQI+ student athletes are under attack. Here's how schools can step in. LGBTQI+ student athletes already have a lot on their mind between navigating COVID-19, coursework and their sport. They shouldn't have to also worry about ...
|Chicago Red Stars announce 2021 National Women's Soccer League roster|
--From a press release - Chicago (April 5, 2021) - The Chicago Red Stars announced today their 2021 National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) roster ahead of the 2021 NWSL Challenge Cup, presented by Secret Deodorant. Chicago's roster consists of 22 players, ...
|NATIONAL Non-binary athlete, HRC and Lyft, Tegan and Sara, panic defense|
On March 27, NBC Sports California presented the NBA team Sacramento Kings TV's first women and non-binary broadcast announcing and coverage team across all platforms, including pregame and postgame shows, the live-game telecast and social content, ...
|AIDS Healthcare Foundation Lake View clinic holds ribbon-cutting|
Los Angeles-based AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) held a ribbon-cutting event for its Lake View facility on March 31. The clinic, 3311 N. Halsted St., is housed within AHF's Out of the Closet thrift store and will ...
|New Equality Map: Bans on transgender youth participation in sports|
(March 29, 2021) — Across the country, state legislatures have introduced bills that would ban transgender youth from participating in K-12 school sports, and in some cases in college as well. This year alone, at least ...
|NATIONAL Anti-trans attacks, Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, tower, Mary Trump|
Rayanna Pardo, a 26-year-old Latinx trans woman, was struck by a car and killed while fleeing from a small mob in Los Angeles on March 17, out.com reported. Security video showed Pardo being chased and assaulted ...
|Longtime Chicago LGBTQ, HIV/AIDS activist Roman Buenrostro dies|
Longtime Chicago LGBTQ and HIV/AIDS activist Roman Buenrostro died March 25 due to complications from cancer. He was 54. Buenrostro was born Jan. 18, 1967 in Chicago. When his father retired, the family moved to Southern ...
|Another anti-trans sports bill signed, this time in Tennessee
Transgender students in Tennessee will be required to compete in school sports according to their sex at birth after Republican Gov. Bill Lee signed a controversial bill into law March 26, according to The Tennessean. Tennessee ...
|PASSAGES Roman Buenrostro |
Roman Buenrostro, a past AIDS Foundation Chicago (AFC) Director of Special Projects passed away on March 25, 2021. He was a longtime LGBTQ+ leader and activist for people living with HIV and a co-founder of the ...
|Arkansas governor signs anti-trans sports bill
On March 25, Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson (R) signed a bill into law that will ban transgender girls and women from participating in K-12 and collegiate level sports that align with their gender identity, The Hill ...
|Three Red Stars chosen for U.S. WNT camp roster
The United States Women's National Team (U.S. WNT) announced its travel roster for the upcoming friendlies against Sweden and France on April 10 and 13, respectively. Red Stars defender Tierna Davidson, midfielder Julie Ertz and goalkeeper ...
|Tonya Edwards joins Chicago Sky's coaching staff
The Chicago Sky announced the addition of former WNBA All-Star Tonya Edwards to General Manager/Head Coach James Wade's coaching staff. Edwards joins returning assistant coaches Olaf Lange and Emre Vatansever for the upcoming 2021 WNBA season. ...