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Due to Public Outcry, Publix Will Offer PrEP Coverage to Employees

After public outcry, Publix announced that it is changing its policy to cover PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis) in its employee insurance plan.

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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.

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Trump's Firing of the HIV Advisory Council Was Bad, but We've Been Here Before

The Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS can speed up the path to the end of AIDS, or it can create more roadblocks. And that's why it still matters -- regardless who the members are, Kenyon Farrow writes.

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Looking Back on 2017 in HIV/AIDS, and What's in Store for 2018

The political climate challenges our ability to keep making gains in ending the epidemic, even as we're beginning to see some new possibilities for success.

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What's the Future of HIV Criminalization Activism? An Interview With Trevor Hoppe

After 30-plus years of states using laws to criminalize people living with HIV for exposure or transmission, the movement to change these laws has gained momentum. Trevor Hoppe, Ph.D., discusses the history and present-day activism.

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Untying Tongues: A Conversation With Darryl Stephens on Joseph Beam, Black Gay Men, and Ending HIV Stigma

The Noah's Arc actor discusses Joseph Beam and what Black gay men can do today to fight HIV stigma.

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Making Black Gay Lives Matter: A Conversation With Darryl Stephens on the Impact of Joseph Beam (and Noah's Arc)

Honoring the birthday of late black gay writer and activist Joseph Beam, actor Darryl Stephens discusses the legacy of Beam, as well as his own in the breakout show Noah's Arc.

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Are We Punishing Diseases or Punishing People? An Interview With Trevor Hoppe

Should we use criminal law to address infectious disease? Is criminal punishment an appropriate response to a public health matter such as HIV? These are the central questions in a new book by Trevor Hoppe, Ph.D.

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RIP: Honoring the Life of Antron-Reshaud Olukayode

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

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Beyond Tuskegee: A Case for a Racial Justice Agenda in Treatment and Research

"Recent studies of Black communities' attitudes regarding HIV show that ... rumors and conspiracies have continued to persist, and yet few, if any, public health approaches have been funded to directly engage communities in these myths and to provide...