Latest by Ken Stockwell

HIV Community Responds to New HHS 'Conscience and Religious Freedom Division'

The new office is seen by many as an effort to give a legal cover for a provider or health care institution to deny treatment or care to any person based on religious or moral grounds, which can include LGBT people and people with HIV.

By Kenyon Farrow and Ken Stockwell

HIV Community Presses for Urgent Action as Tax/Health Catastrophe Nears Home Stretch

The HIV community is urging immediate action and speaking out against this attack on health care, which also threatens the dignity and lives of millions of people.

By JD Davids and Ken Stockwell

RIP: Honoring the Life of Antron-Reshaud Olukayode

The young "artivist" and blogger for TheBody.com is remembered by community.

By Kenyon Farrow and Ken Stockwell

HIV Community: 'ACA Sabotage = Trumpcare = Death'

From heated organizational statements to impassioned pleas for direct action via social media, it's clear that people with HIV, their loved ones and their providers are not going to stop fighting Trump's attacks on care.

By JD Davids and Ken Stockwell

HIV Groups Assail Trump Decision to Set Expiration Clock on DACA

Several leading HIV community organizations have released harsh rebukes in response to an announcement by President Trump on Sept. 5 that he would end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program within six months.

By Myles Helfand and Ken Stockwell

Trump's Military Transgender Ban Draws Condemnation From HIV Organizations

A series of tweets from U.S. President Donald J. Trump on July 26 unexpectedly and dramatically appeared to upend the country's policy on transgender people serving in the military.

By Myles Helfand and Ken Stockwell

As Senate Health Care Vote Looms, HIV Groups Raise Alarm

The U.S. Senate publicly unveiled its version of the American Health Care Act on June 22. Many HIV advocacy organizations, health care groups and community leaders have expressed staunch opposition.

By Myles Helfand and Ken Stockwell

Community Reactions on National HIV Testing Day 2017

Today is National HIV Testing Day -- a day when we emphasize the importance of knowing your HIV status. Knowing your status so you can act on it is part of why HIV testing remains important to this day.

By Warren Tong and Ken Stockwell

On HIV Long-Term Survivors Awareness Day, a Community Speaks Out

This grassroots effort honors people who have been living with HIV for more than 10 years, and seeks to combat stigma and discrimination by educating the public about what it means to live -- and grow older -- with HIV today.

By Myles Helfand and Ken Stockwell

HIV Community Leaders Denounce Passage of American Health Care Act By U.S. House of Representatives

The HIV community reacted swiftly, warning that people living with HIV face distinct risks of life-threatening loss of health care if the AHCA is ultimately signed into law.

By JD Davids and Ken Stockwell