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Archive Remembers Heroes and History of Black HIV/AIDS Activism

Through his historical research, Dan Royles has found a vibrant legacy of black AIDS activism going back to the beginning of the epidemic.

By George Kevin Jordan

A Seat at the Table: Transgender Advocates Represent at AIDSWatch

The two-day U.S. HIV community lobbying event has responded to transgender concerns and is supporting more trans activists to attend this year.

By Charles Sanchez

Trump's Justice Department Just Declared All-Out War on Obamacare. What Does It Mean?

We answer some key questions about the latest new effort to kill the Affordable Care Act, including what it means for people living with HIV and what can do to make a difference.

By Tim Murphy

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.

By Sony Salzman

Exhibit in New York Unearths 1990s Activism by HIV-Positive Women in Prison

"Women are dying in here, and we need some advocacy and support," AIDS activist Joann Walker wrote from prison decades ago. 'Metanoia' features Walker, her contemporaries, and currently active women of color AIDS advocates.

By Tim Murphy

Positive Women's Network Launches Online Advocacy Tool for People Living With HIV

The U.S.'s largest network of women living with HIV ramps up its strategy to develop more grassroots leaders -- and invites you to take action.

By George Kevin Jordan

HIV Advocates Should Work With the Trump Administration to End the HIV Epidemic on Our Terms

We have no reason to trust President Trump's State of the Union announcement on HIV -- and that's precisely why we should work with the administration anyway, Drew Gibson contends.

By Drew Gibson

HIV Community Advocates React to HHS Secretary Azar's Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS Announcements

HHS Secretary Azar's PACHA co-chair announcement disappoints but doesn't surprise community members.

By Candace Y.A. Montague

The Alternative 2020 AIDS Conference Is Definitely Happening in Mexico City. Organizer George Ayala Tells Us More About It.

"HIV 2020: Community Reclaiming the Global Response" will be held in Mexico City concurrent with the first two days of the traditional AIDS 2020 conference in the Bay Area.

By Tim Murphy