Connecticut launches campaign to try to eradicate HIV/AIDS

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ABOVE: Health directors from Connecticut launch the “Getting to Zero” campaign. Photo courtesy of the Connecticut Department of Public Health’s Twitter. 

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) | The Connecticut Department of Public Health is launching a new campaign to eradicate HIV/AIDS in the state.

The goal of the “Getting to Zero” initiative is to have no new HIV infections, AIDS-related deaths or stigma and discrimination related to HIV/AIDS.

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Connecticut city’s elected body eliminates gender pronouns

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STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — The legislative body in Stamford, Connecticut, has removed gender pronouns from its written rules.

The Board of Representatives voted last week to remove “he/she” and “his/her” from its rules of order, replacing them with specific titles, including president and clerk, the Advocate newspaper reported.

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