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Stephen Hicks

Stephen Hicks

Stephen Hicks is a writer and public health advocate with a background in sexual health and harm reduction. He is based in Washington, D.C.

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Activists Lead Trans March for Visibility in DC credit Stephen Hicks

Trans Activists Demonstrate for End to Violence and Discrimination at Landmark National March

The National Trans Visibility March on Washington, D.C. brought thousands to the nation's capital to advocate for trans lives and an end to violence and discrimination.

Programs Seek to Break Isolation for People Over 50 Living With HIV Img

Programs Seek to Break Isolation for People Over 50 Living With HIV

"We try to foster connection. We look at civic and social engagement and build community," said the manager of a program based in San Francisco.

Anton Pozniak, Linda-Gail Bekker, and Chris Beyer at HIVR4P 2018

Three Most Recent International AIDS Society Presidents Reflect on the State of Global PrEP Access

Three of the most recent presidents of the International AIDS Society discussed how far we've come in the three years since they jointly wrote an article in The Lancet calling for greater global access to PrEP.

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Despite Protections for People With HIV, Advocates Express Concern With State Medicaid Work and Reporting Waivers

The Trump administration's preconditions for Medicaid coverage are a major shift in how the program has functioned since its inception in 1965.

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AIDS Drug Assistance Programs Must Navigate Costs and Needs of People With HIV

Virginia could possibly serve as a case study in developing innovative strategies to improve health care access in its use of an open "drug formulary."

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Getting an STD Test? Cover Your Bases With Three-Site Testing

Sexually transmitted disease (STD) prevention is HIV prevention, but the inverse doesn't necessarily hold true, and we must clear up any lingering confusion about that.