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Jaron Benjamin, Lepena Reid, Bryan Jones, and Arianna Lint protest at the U.S. Conference on AIDS (USCA) opening plenary session on Sept. 5

To 'End the HIV Epidemic,' Activists Demand Officials Involve Community in Planning

In a sign of growing frustration with the rollout of the federal Ending the HIV Epidemic plan, dozens of activists stormed the U.S. Conference on AIDS (USCA) opening plenary session on Sept. 5.

Shawn-Patrick Torres from the Latino Commission on AIDS

Latinx LGBT Advocates Meet in Atlanta to Discuss Strategies to Address Growing HIV Epidemic

Latinos in the Deep South helps to lead the charge for southern social-justice organizing to end HIV.

Marianne Williamson

Is Marianne Williamson's Record on AIDS as Great as She Claims?

As the 2020 presidential hopeful touts her HIV activist record, doubts remain as to whether her version of events is the full truth.

The kick-off rally for "The Week Against Homophobia" at City Hall, NYC, May 2019

Latinx Organization Launches Campaigns to End Homophobia and Transphobia

The campaigns seek to address HIV in Latinx communities by mobilizing against homophobia and transphobia.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez speaks with members of the PrEP4All advocacy group

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."

PrEP still life, selective focus

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.

Capitol Hill

Advocates Navigate Tricky Political Terrain for Federal HIV Funding to End the U.S. Epidemic

An alliance of advocacy groups called The Partnership rallies Congress for funding while rejecting most Trump administration policies impacting the HIV community.

How Activists Uncovered CDC's Ownership of Truvada PrEP Patents Img

How Activists Uncovered CDC's Ownership of Truvada PrEP Patents

The #PrEP4All campaign made the call for affordable pre-exposure prophylaxis a national news story.

PrEP Pricing Is the Elephant in the Room at the CDC National HIV Prevention Conference Img

PrEP Pricing Is the Elephant in the Room at the CDC National HIV Prevention Conference

In a debate during a plenary session, Michael Saag, M.D., argued for more activism to make PrEP accessible to people who need it.

Activists Convince _Washington Post_ That Pfizer Lowers Prices: Global Action Highlights Fairer Alternatives -- 'This Story Has Been Removed!' Img

Activists Convince Washington Post That Pfizer Lowers Prices: Global Action Highlights Fairer Alternatives -- 'This Story Has Been Removed!'

How did the media get fooled by a fake press release? "The believability that prices could be lower and companies could still make profits accounts for the original rapid reporting," notes Simon Collins of HIV i-Base.