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Global Backlash Against LGBT Rights Impairs HIV/AIDS Advances

A growing list of countries have passed repressive legislation in response to LGBT communities standing up to demand their rights, deterring HIV testing and outreach and setting back the fight to end HIV/AIDS, writes Lucille Scott.

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Will NYC Legalize Safe Injection Facilities for Drug Users to Reduce HIV and Overdoses?

Advocates want the U.S. to join 10 other nations that provide safe spaces for drug user to combat the ills associated with injection and illegal drug use, including HIV transmission.

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Networks Led by People With HIV Resurge in U.S.

Networks led by people with HIV, a cornerstone of support and advocacy in the early epidemic, waned in the mid-1990s. But in a recent survey, SERO Project found more groups than anticipated, and has pledged to link them into a national force.

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HIV Activists Storm Turing Pharmaceuticals Lobby and Demand Fair Pricing

"We wanted to call attention to the fact that this isn't just about one scummy hedge fund guy, but a whole bunch of them," explained Michael Kink of HedgeClippers. "Twenty of the 25 drugs with the fastest-rising prices over the past two years are lin...

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Latino Leaders Bringing Respect, Medical Care and Housing to HIV Services for People Who Use Drugs

Will these innovative programs in NYC and Philadelphia help meet the needs of a nation facing rising rates of injection drug use?

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Across the U.S., People With HIV Join Forces to Build Networks Stronger Than Stigma

"We need more networks advocating for the community and combating stigma by speaking out," says Tami Haught of the Sero Project. "We need to advocate for better access to care, for accelerated research on HIV and aging, against criminalization of PLH...

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A Transgender Advocate's Work to Develop a New Model for HIV Care in Peru

Currently, most transgender women in Peru do not have access to quality or gender-affirming services. Meet one woman working to change that.

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HIV Outreach and Conflict in the Congo

How have war and instability hampered HIV prevention efforts in the Democratic Republic of the Congo?

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"My Condoms, My Lube" Video Released in Ghana

What do prevention videos look like in Ghana? amfAR has the scoop.

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The Impact of Local HIV Expertise in Africa

Eighty to 90 percent of gay men in low- and middle-income countries do not have access to HIV prevention services. How do we reach out to these people?