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2014-09-05 23:06:45

The first Chicago Surrogacy Seminar & Gay Parenting Expo on September 13 will feature community resources and more than a dozen service providers from the USA and Mexico, as well as information about a new financial assistance program for prospective gay parents. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) September 05, 2014 The international organization Men Having Babies is partnering with the Chicago based Center on Halsted and Howard Brown Health Center to bring the first comprehensive Midwestern seminar...

2011-06-01 22:33:51

Study shows new prevention efforts need to address young gay couples Gay young men in serious relationships are six times more likely to have unprotected sex than those who hook up with casual partners, according to new Northwestern Medicine research. The findings provide a new direction for prevention efforts in this population who account for nearly 70 percent of all new HIV/AIDS diagnoses in adolescents and young adults in the United States and who also have the highest increase in new...

2008-08-13 15:01:02

Gamma Mu Foundation today announced the award of more than $129,000 in community service & public education grants and scholarships in support of their mission of making the world a more hospitable place for people regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity or health status. The awards serves multiple purposes, from funding projects in rural areas that provide support to personal/families with HIV/AIDS, to undergraduate and advance degree scholarships for gay men, to...


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humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'