At the top of the news,
the medical community was excited last week about a child born with HIV who was quote: Functionally Cured, of the virus.
Colorado has been fighting for civil unions aggressively since last year’s election put Democrats in control of the state’s House.
Kentucky is also in the news regarding LGBT rights after the state senate approved a Religious Freedom bill.
ABC Family released a promo for one of its two new dramas premiering this summer, one featuring a family with two moms.
In International news:
A Danish Study Published in the International Journal of Epidemiology has shown that Married gay men live longer than unmarried men. The study used Denmark's civil registry to follow 6.5 million adults from 1982 to 2011 and is the first study of its kind to study mortality.
In Russia, Despite the country’s attempt at passing an Anti homosexuality propaganda law, activists in the country have launched and independent quarterly lesbian magazine called Agens.
While this week the city is gearing up for it’s celebrated St. Patricks Day festivities this weekend, there are other reasons to look forward for the summer.
Illinois took a big step forward in HIV patient protections this week.
CHICKEN CARBONNADE (BELGIAN BEER STEW)
1 Tablespoon unsalted butter
1 Tablespoon olive oil
4 large chicken thighs, bone-in with skin
¼ teaspoon ground allspice
1 pound onions, thinly sliced
1 pound white button mushrooms, brushed free of any dirt and quartered (do not wash)
3 teaspoons packed dark brown sugar, divided
4 small bay leaves
2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
1 cup dark Belgian beer, or a brown ale such as Newcastle or Anchor Steam
½ cup beef broth
2 teaspoons balsamic vinegar
kosher salt and ground black pepper to taste
buttered egg noodles for serving
1. Sprinkle chicken with salt, pepper, and allspice. Set aside.
2. Heat butter and olive oil in large skillet or Dutch oven over medium-high heat until foamy.
3. Add chicken to the pan, skin side down and sauté until well browned, about 4 minutes per side; transfer to plate.
4. Add sliced onions, mushrooms and 2 teaspoons of the brown sugar to pan; sprinkle with a large pinch each of kosher salt and black pepper.
5. Sauté until deep golden brown, stirring occasionally, about 10 minutes.
6. Add bay leaves, mustard, and remaining teaspoon brown sugar.
7. Add chicken back to the pan, skin side up, then beer, beer broth, and balsamic vinegar.
8. Bring to boil then reduce heat to medium-low. Simmer, covered, 10 minutes.
9. Uncover the pan and simmer until chicken is cooked through and sauce thickens, turning chicken occasionally to coat with the sauce, about 20 minutes more.
10. Taste and season with salt and pepper and more balsamic vinegar, if needed.
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