This Week: Georgia prison rebellion, possible HIV cure, & more

Stigma and Violence Against Transgender Sex Workers
RH Reality Check: “Doubly stigmatised as transsexuals and as sex workers, pushed into street work, they become victims of abuse and violence perpetrated by bystanders, customers, their own ‘sisters,’ and (sadly) even by those who should be protecting them – the police.”

21 Companies That Have Excluded Women From Leadership
Huffington Post: “The figures are outrageous and point to lingering misogyny in the board rooms and executive suites of a number of America’s largest companies.”

LGBT Books Vandalized With Urine in the Lamont Library
Harvard Crimson: “HUPD spokesman Steven G. Catalano wrote in an e-mail that the vandalized books’ subject matters included lesbian and gay issues and same-sex marriage.”

Inmates in Georgia Prison Use Contraband Phones to Coordinate Protest
New York Times: “The inmates contend that if they have a source of income in the prison and better educational opportunities to prepare them for release, violence and recidivism will go down.”

EMILY’s List: Women Lean to Barack Obama
Politico: “The survey, conducted by the Democratic Garin-Hart-Yang Research Group, tested a voting group of crucial importance to Democrats: women who supported Obama in 2008 but stayed home or backed Republicans and third-party candidates this year.”

Researchers report possible HIV infection cure; others cite dangers
CNN: “Researchers in Germany are reporting that they may have cured a man of HIV infection.”

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