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Positively Trans: A Community of Transgender People With HIV Standing in Their Truth

"We are highlighting the strength of the community," explained founder Cecilia Chung. "At the same time, we want to honor individual stories and resilience."

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AIDS, Art, Performance and a Fabulous Evening Downtown

VAVA VOOM is Visual AIDS' dazzling spring benefit to honor and support artists living with HIV and fighting the epidemic.

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More Than a Name Change: AIDS.gov Becomes HIV.gov

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services today officially changed the name of AIDS.gov, the federal government's leading source for information about HIV, to HIV.gov.

The Well Project

HIV-Positive Women Overwhelmingly Report Leading Healthier, More Self-Assured Lives Thanks to The Well Project

Since its founding in 2002, it's helped hundreds of thousands of women living with HIV. Get the stories behind the statistics on The Well Project.

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Colorado HIV Advocacy Day: Success! A Blog Entry by Barb Cardell

"Colorado Advocacy Day was a huge success on April 21st," Barb Cardell writes. "This early chance to discuss the science of HIV, basics of advocacy, language and partnership with CORA organizations gave us a strong base from which to grow."

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Failures of HIV Services for Latinx Communities: Preventing and Treating Racism

"It is not our culture, our machismo, or our gay sex that requires your immediate attention," writes Miguel Garcia, who urges non-profits to shift their deficiency-based gaze to themselves.

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Where Is the Vision for HIV Community Leadership in Tumultuous Times?

"I am a gay man of color openly living with HIV," writes Andrew Spieldenner, Ph.D., chair of United States People Living With HIV Caucus, "and I no longer see a place for my kind of leadership in HIV agencies."

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Patient Advocacy Groups Rake in Donations From Pharma

Advocacy groups for patients with cancer, Alzheimer's, HIV and other diseases almost always accept funding from pharmaceutical firms, and many fail to report any contributions, new research shows.

Project Inform Program Manager Emily Mariko-Sanders acts up

What If I Told You the Project Inform Staff Was Hilarious? A Blog Entry by Mark S. King

"A sense of humor helps, especially when you work for an organization with a mission statement that addresses an enormous and sometimes nightmarish public health crisis," Mark S. King writes.

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Press Ban at National PrEP Summit Was a Bad Idea for HIV Community

Some HIV journalists got a nasty surprise recently when they attempted to register for NMAC's National HIV PrEP Summit.