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Bil Browning: Indiana removes gay white men from HIV/AIDS funding priorities

Published June 2, 2009 by Michael C Leeson

Bil Browning: Indiana removes gay white men from HIV/AIDS funding priorities

This example of public health funding has always been a concern of mine. While I realise AIDS is a concern for the whole community and in particular all men who have sex with other men and their partners/spouses. The upshot was the Gay community took ownership of it and pushed government for funding which is not a bad thing. However, as in this particular case public health priorities change and in these cases funding shifts with the focus. I do not believe it is an issue of discrimination even if it seems so towards any particular group it is s8imply the nature of social policy.

Prime Minister of Australia – Speech – Apology to Australia’s Indigenous Peoples

Published June 2, 2009 by Michael C Leeson

Prime Minister of Australia – Speech – Apology to Australia’s Indigenous Peoples

I am adding this entry to reflect my ongoing support for our Aboriginal and Indigenous people’s fight for social justice.