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5 HIV Stories We're Talking About: From Donald Trump to Nancy Reagan Img
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5 HIV Stories We're Talking About: From Donald Trump to Nancy Reagan

Whether it's Sacha Baron Cohen vs. Donald Trump or the passing of Nancy Reagan, HIV continues to have a long cultural reach. Here are five HIV-related stories making waves in mainstream media that we're discussing.

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Why the UN High Level Meeting on AIDS Is Important (and How to Get Involved)

In June, governments will meet at the UN to issue a statement of commitment on the global response to HIV. It's one of the biggest advocacy opportunities on the horizon, says UNAIDS, urging you to get involved.

5 HIV Stories We're Talking About: From Charlie Sheen's Fake Cure to Miss Universe Img
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5 HIV Stories We're Talking About: From Charlie Sheen's Fake Cure to Miss Universe

Whether it's Charlie Sheen and the latest fake cure or Miss Universe, HIV continues to have a long cultural reach. Here are five HIV-related stories making waves in mainstream media that we're discussing.

UNAIDS: Worldwide HIV Treatment Use Doubled in 5 Years Due to Fast-Track Strategy Img
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UNAIDS: Worldwide HIV Treatment Use Doubled in 5 Years Due to Fast-Track Strategy

"Every five years we have more than doubled the number of people on life-saving treatment," said Michel Sidibé of UNAIDS. "We need to do it just one more time to break the AIDS epidemic and keep it from rebounding."

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Investing to End AIDS: Advocates in Their Own Words

How will we get the funds to make HIV treatment accessible to all who want it, scale up HIV prevention and advance on human rights? UNAIDS offers the views of five advocates.

WHO Calls for HIV Treatment for All and Massive PrEP Scale Up, to the Acclaim of Advocates Img
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WHO Calls for HIV Treatment for All and Massive PrEP Scale Up, to the Acclaim of Advocates

The World Health Organization says all with HIV should start treatment as soon as they can, and anyone at high risk of HIV should have access to PrEP. Community reactions were swift and supportive -- with a dose of reality checking about what it'll t...

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It's Time to Retire the Medical Category of AIDS

Creating false categories to contain the virus in our body creates classes of haves and have nots in our community. Whether one has an AIDS diagnosis, an HIV stage 3 diagnosis or an HIV stage 1 diagnosis, we all have HIV disease. We are all on our ow...

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2015 GLAM Awards and Toolkit Promote Lube Access in Latin America

In many parts of Latin America and the world, condom-compatible lubricants are unavailable, too expensive or people fear purchasing them due to discrimination and bias. GLAM's new grants and toolkit in English and Spanish aim to change the situation ...

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HIV and AIDS: Language and the Blame Game

The negative and dehumanizing language used by scientists discussing global HIV policy is sapping the soul of those on the receiving end, writes Alice Welbourn of the Salamander Trust. She calls for an alternative language of nature and nurture.

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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.