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How Transgender People Are Fighting Stigma, Demanding HIV Justice

Transgender people face challenges worldwide, including high rates of HIV, stigma and discrimination. But Lessons From the Front Lines: Trans Health and Rights shares the strategies and successes of 10 grassroots groups fighting for human rights and eq…

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U.S. Agencies Improve Privacy for HIV/AIDS Sites

Privacy advocates have long argued that routine encryption should be standard for websites and apps handling potentially sensitive information, especially when it relates to personal medical concerns.

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Advocates Urge U. S. to Fund Study to Scrutinize Hormonal Birth Control in Women's Risk of HIV Infection

Despite widespread usage, some studies have suggested Depo-Provera might increase the likelihood of HIV entering the blood stream. But, with previous data conflicting and inconclusive, advocates say this 7,800 woman study is needed to nail down the t...

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Transgender Women Living With HIV: New Study on Relationships Reflects Widespread Challenges, Reinforces Why Policies Must Change

Study finds that, for transgender women and their partners alike, financial hardship, discrimination and stigma were associated with depression.

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Are Women Living With HIV 'Incentivized' to Remain Poor?

Poverty increases women's vulnerability to HIV through housing instability, food insecurity and other factors. Living with HIV also leads to poverty. But the government could take steps to end this vicious cycle, says the Positive Women's Network-USA...

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Will the Hobby Lobby Decision Open the Door for HIV-Related Health Insurance Restrictions?

The landmark ruling allows some corporations to get out of ACA's contraception rules due to religious beliefs. Could the decision also affect LGBT people, people with HIV or PrEP users?

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Barriers to HIV Care Under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

Six months into full roll-out of Obamacare, problems remain. Expansion of the Medicaid program -- particularly slow in the U.S. South -- is a top priority.