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An Activist's Welcome -- And a Friendly Challenge -- to NYC's New HIV Head Img
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An Activist's Welcome -- And a Friendly Challenge -- to NYC's New HIV Head

If NYC's new HIV/AIDS leader applies his "willingness to challenge orthodoxies and natural media savvy" to HIV testing, the results could make NYC a world model, says a longtime activist.

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Drugs, Fear and Loathing: Why Are So Few Getting HIV Prevention Drugs?

It's clear that the U.S. is failing when it comes to HIV prevention. Infections are rising among gay men, and new biomedical approaches are either not being promoted or are actively discouraged by providers. The AIDS activist group ACT UP/NY has docu...

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HIV Prevention Is the Surest Way to Fight AIDS

ACT UP was at the forefront of treatment activism at the beginning of the epidemic. Now, almost thirty years later, prevention is at the forefront of their agenda, two members say.