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A Critical Lens on the African-American Church and HIV

Introduction The Early Years New Churches Churches and Political Action Taking Action Faith-Based Organizations Conclusion

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"Eleven o'clock Sunday morning is the most segregated hour, and Sunday school is still the most se...

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Viewpoints

Catholics and Condoms: Why What the Pope Says Matters

Introduction What Do Catholics Think? The Church's Work in AIDS A Powerful Lobbyist Condoms4Life

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During his 2009 trip to Cameroon, a country with an HIV prevalence rate of over 5%, Pope Benedict XVI made a shocking assertion ...

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Personal Stories

Love Lifted Me!

I arrived back in New York in the summer of 1989, tired and dazed after what seemed like an eternity. I was 27 years old and had been away from home for 10 years. I left to go to school and returned home fully engulfed in active addiction. I returned...

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The Christian Right: Wrong on AIDS

Introduction The U.S. Christian Right Influence on the International Response to AIDS PEPFAR and the Christian Right Christian Right Groups Funded by PEPFAR The Christian Right at the U.N. Opposing Women's and Children's Rights The Ch...

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Faith-Based Organizations and AIDS: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Introduction Why Are Faith-Based Organizations Engaged in AIDS Work? What Has Worked? What Hasn't Worked? Recommendations

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Faith-Based Organizations and AIDS: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly "Come unto me all ye that labor and...

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Aging Before Your Time?

Introduction An Aging Epidemic Common Manifestations of Aging How Does HIV Affect Aging? Does HIV Accelerate Aging? What Can You Do?

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We are all aging, whether we are HIV positive or negative. It is part of the natural cours...

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Personal Stories

Personal Perspective: Life and Death and HIV on Long Island

I grew up on Long Island and I spent most of my life there. When I was diagnosed with HIV in 1992 I didn't feel sick, but I was prescribed AZT. I was extremely nervous about taking it because there was such a negative stigma associated with HIV on Lo...

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Viewpoints

The Epidemic at Home: A Conspiracy of Neglect

As the hot days of July slid into the dog days of August, two major HIV stories emerged in the U.S. On July 30, President Bush signed a bill reauthorizing PEPFAR, the global AIDS program that may be his most positive legacy. Two days later, the Cente...

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The Politics of ADAP

The arrival of effective HIV treatment in the mid-90s created new challenges -- among them how to provide these life-saving medications to those who needed them. Enter the AIDS Drug Assistance Programs, or ADAPs, designed to provide medications for p...

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Managing Medicaid

In recent years, states across the country have looked for ways to provide Medicaid to more people; to offer satisfactory payments to medical providers; and to maintain high-quality care in the face of government cost-cutting and spiraling expenses. ...