HIV Advocacy and Activism

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Elton John AIDS Foundation Announces U.S. Grantmaking After Extensive Overhaul

Following months of uncertainty, funding of transgender and black gay organizations will continue in partnership with AIDS United.

By Ryan Lee

Judith Light Honored with Special Tony Award for HIV/AIDS Activism

The actress spoke about theater's role in shining a light on the reality of the AIDS epidemic.

By Mathew Rodriguez

After Years of Instability, Arkansas AIDS Foundation Closes

"What's covered up cannot heal. I want this foundation to move forward and do great things," said Carleisha Murry, the new executive director.

By Charles Sanchez

RIOT on the Wall: Gran Fury's Iconic Painting at the LGBT Community Center in New York

Avram Finkelstein of the Gran Fury collective discusses art and activism for Stonewall's 50th and WorldPride.

By Charles Sanchez

Lambda Legal, Americans United and Center for Reproductive Rights Sue Trump Administration to Block Denial of Care Rule

"The breadth of the harm this new rule will cause is impossible to exaggerate, and opens up yet another front in the Trump Administration's assault on civil rights of minorities and already marginalized, vulnerable populations," Lambda Legal Senior Attorney Jamie Gliksberg said.

By Lambda Legal

I Moved to Atlanta Four Months Ago, and Getting Into HIV Care Was Hell

Spoken word artist Michael "Miss Mikey" Lamb shares his saga of fighting for health coverage -- and why people fall through the cracks.

By Michael Lamb

Pressure Mounts on Truvada PrEP Pricing With Lawsuit and Congressional Hearings

"This isn't about you," Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) told Gilead CEO Daniel O'Day. "We have legislated a system that allows [this] to happen."

By Tim Murphy

Will Recent Gilead Patent Concessions on Truvada Lower PrEP Prices?

Activists say this relatively small giveaway won't advance PrEP access or help end HIV in the U.S. the way a true price reduction would.

By Tim Murphy

HIV Activist Jumps Into the Philadelphia City Council Race

Housing and displacement are a major focus of their campaign.

By Kenyon Farrow