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HIV/AIDS Outside the U.S.

Lyle Muns speaks with Mark S. King
Sex Workers

Sex Worker Lyle Muns on the Emancipation of People With HIV

"My time in Amsterdam for the 2018 International AIDS Conference has proven that this fascinating city is certainly more 'sex positive' than most," Mark S. King notes.

By Mark S. King

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Suwan Arjwichai-right.
Viewpoints

Thailand Has Lost One of Its Fiercest HIV and Drug-Policy Activists

Friends and fellow activists remember Suwan Arjwichai, who helped power the Thai Drug Users Network.

By Tim Murphy
Nigeria LGBT
Features

What It Means to Be Queer and Living With HIV in Nigeria

Queer people with HIV in Nigeria face several threats: stigma, legal troubles and violence.

By Ugonna-Ora Owoh
Welcome to Chechnya Still credit David France
Interviews

New David France Documentary Bears Witness to Anti-LGBTQ Violence in Chechnya

‘Welcome to Chechnya’ debuts on HBO June 30.

By Terri Wilder, M.S.W.
Cuba COVID-19
News Analysis

While the U.S. Squanders Its Global Leadership Role, Cuba Is Stepping Up to the Plate on COVID-19

The island is hoping its leadership in public health, medicine, and biomedical research will transform its economic situation and global status.

By Giuliani Alvarenga
Emmanuel Makandiwa
Features

In Zimbabwe’s HIV and COVID Fights, Dubious, Damaging Religious Chat-Bots Flourish

Digital chat-bots deployed to support claims of fake cures are a lucrative money-making scam for purveyors of fake medicines and patents in Zimbabwe, which is fighting both COVID and its ongoing HIV epidemic.

By Audrey Natsai Simango
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Viewpoints

We Asked Nigerian Students About Transactional Sex on Campus

In this article reprinted from The Conversation, two researchers discuss the importance of their recent study findings.

By Anthony Idowu Ajayi and Meggie Mwoka for The Conversation
 The "Grindr" app logo is seen amongst other dating apps on a mobile phone screen
News

Grindr Gives $100K to LGBTQ Groups in the Middle East and North Africa

The grants come as the U.S., citing security reasons, has basically forced the app's Chinese owners to sell it off by June of next year.

By Tim Murphy
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Features

Taking the Long View on Health: Tracking the Impact of Aging in Rural South Africa

In this article from The Conversation, a team of scientists shares the latest insights into the unique challenges faced by people living with HIV in South Africa as they grow older.

By Jennifer Manne-Goehler, Chodziwadziwa Kabudula, Francesc Xavier Gomez-Olive Casas and Kathleen Kahn
"Red Hot + Rio," 1996
Features

Red Hot Raises Funds for Budding HIV Activist Groups Around the Globe

Part 5: "It was really before treatment got to people who needed it most … in Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, Latin America, [this funding] was the lifeline for people," said global health advocate Ron MacInnis.

By Stephen Hicks
Venezuelan people cross the border between Colombia and Venezuela on June 09, 2019 in Paraguachon, Colombia.
News

U.S. Promises Some HIV Meds to Colombia for Venezuelan Refugees

But the process may take months, pending Congressional approval.

By Barbara Jungwirth