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Mark S. King feels the love at the PWN summit with activism heroes Lillibeth Gonzalez, Lepena Reid, and Maria Mejia

Name HIV Activists Fiercer Than the Positive Women's Network. I'll Wait.

Mark S. King feels the love at Positive Women's Network - USA's Speak Up! National Leadership Summit for Women.

Downtown San Francisco

U.S. Networks of People With HIV Oppose U.S. Location for 2020 International AIDS Conference

"We refuse to stand by while those most affected by HIV within and outside of the U.S. are, at best, excluded and, at worst, put in harm's way by holding the conference in San Francisco," a sign-on letter reads.

The DMV Balenciaga House Meeting

The Erotic Militarism of AIDS Activist Art

While ACT UP protested for better access to HIV medications in the late 1980s and '90s, artists loosely affiliated with the activist organization were producing some of the most iconic -- and controversial -- images of their time.

Activists Demand Gilead Rescind nPEP Patient Access Program's Once-Per-Lifetime Use Limit Img

Activists Demand Gilead Rescind nPEP Patient Access Program's Once-Per-Lifetime Use Limit

Gilead Sciences is coming under fire from HIV/AIDS activist groups for a recent change to its patient assistance program, imposing a once-per-lifetime limit on access to Truvada as part of non-occupational post-exposure prophylaxis (nPEP).

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HIV Activists Prepare for What Lies Ahead in 2018

After a year of fighting to save the Affordable Care Act and federal spending for HIV research, prevention, and care programs, what do advocates predict will be the upcoming policy battles in 2018?

Trump's Firing of the HIV Advisory Council Was Bad, but We've Been Here Before Img

Trump's Firing of the HIV Advisory Council Was Bad, but We've Been Here Before

The Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS can speed up the path to the end of AIDS, or it can create more roadblocks. And that's why it still matters -- regardless who the members are, Kenyon Farrow writes.

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In 2018, The HIV Community's Fight Continues and Intensifies

"Less than a week into the new year, it is clear that the same vigilance and energy we put into fighting for health and basic human rights of people living with or affected by HIV will be needed again in 2018."

Looking Back on 2017 in HIV/AIDS, and What's in Store for 2018 Img

Looking Back on 2017 in HIV/AIDS, and What's in Store for 2018

The political climate challenges our ability to keep making gains in ending the epidemic, even as we're beginning to see some new possibilities for success.

Microphone and American flag

Now Is the Time for People With HIV to Run for Office

After the successful 2017 election of pro-choice and LGBT candidates in conservative districts, such as Doug Jones in Alabama, people with HIV should consider running for elected office in 2018, Drew Gibson argues.

The Long Game for Health Justice: Claiming and Strategizing the HIV Community's Role in Universal Health Care Advocacy Img

The Long Game for Health Justice: Claiming and Strategizing the HIV Community's Role in Universal Health Care Advocacy

"Now is the time for us to engage in ongoing national conversations on a single-payer system that can potentially shift our current health care paradigm to one that is radically transformative, universal, cost-saving, and just for all people living w...