5 LGBT things you need to know today, Sept. 27

1. Roy Moore won Alabama's GOP Senate primary last night — much to the dismay of Trump, who supported the other candidate. Here's what you need to know. 2. The gruesome murder of 17-year-old Ally Lee Steinfe...
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CDC: Testing will help ‘turn the tide’ in fight against HIV/AIDS among gay men


Today, Sept. 27, is National Gay Men's HIV/AIDS Awareness Day and the Center's for Disease Control & Prevention is urging gay and bisexual men to get tested for HIV.  In the U.S., men who have sex with men continue to be the demographic that has the most new infections each year.

According to the CDC, gay and bisexual men represent 2 percent of the U.S. population,"yet account for more than half of both new HIV infections each year and Americans living with HIV. Since the beginning of the epidemic, nearly 350,000 gay and bisexual men with AIDS have died, and more than 8,000 still die each year."