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

RIP: Honoring the Life of Antron-Reshaud Olukayode Img

RIP: Honoring the Life of Antron-Reshaud Olukayode

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

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

For Me And My Brother: Black Gay Activists From Two Generations Discuss HIV and Leading a Movement Img
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For Me And My Brother: Black Gay Activists From Two Generations Discuss HIV and Leading a Movement

Kenyon Farrow spoke with two activists living with HIV to hear, from their perspectives, where activism fits into the work to change the course of the epidemic for black gay men's lives.

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Greed and the Necessity for Regulation

"The story of U.S. drug pricing run amok isn't just about corporate arrogance and avarice -- it is also about government permissiveness and inaction," write Tim Horn, Erica Lessem and Kenyon Farrow.

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Politics Is a Major Hurdle in HIV Treatment

With the science of treatment and prevention advancing further and further, national policy must play catch up, according to Kenyon Farrow.

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Opinion: Endgame AIDS in Black America: An Exercise in Drama and No Politics

This is an almost stream of conscious blog I was writing while watching the PBS premier of the Frontline Documentary "Endgame: AIDS In Black America."

Remember the PBS hard hitting political documentary series Frontline? You know, the show you can o...

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Housing Works' East New York Community Health Center Celebrates Expansion With Ribbon Cutting

A newly renovated health center on Pitkin Avenue in East New York marks a milestone for the HIV/AIDS organization Housing Works: It's the first Housing Works center that will serve all people regardless of HIV status.

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National Day of Action Planned for Access to Clean Syringes

Washington, D.C. -- Responding to rampant Congressional games that place politics over effective public health measures, Housing Works and activists from all over the country have organized events targeting Congressional leaders for re-instating the ...

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NYC Councilmember Letitia James Introduces Transgender Health Resolution

NYC Councilmember from Brooklyn Leticia James introduced as resolution in the City Council yesterday "calling upon all medical professionals to treat and provide appropriate health care services to transgender persons."

"It is imperative that we tre...