New data from The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reveal a sharp increase in the number of new HIV infections among gay and bisexual men and, in particular, among young men ages 13-24.
This year's DNC has been heavy on LGBT-inclusive rhetoric. But convention organizers have gone further by actively including speakers like Wahls. Openly gay Congressman Barney Frank also spoke on Thursday. On the convention's opening night, several speakers including First Lady Michelle Obama reiterated their support for LGBT equality.