"As we observe this Pride season," writes international HIV advocate George Ayala, "let's embrace human rights and gender equity as inherently critical prerequisites to ending the AIDS pandemic."
This is his story.
As the U.S. government shutdown carries on for nearly a month over border wall funding, many migrants caught in Tijuana amid discrimination get support from a steadfast HIV organization.
"At this year's International AIDS Conference ... we witnessed several pivotal developments in the global HIV response," Sean Hosein writes. "We also saw some setbacks in our efforts to prevent infections and improve the lives of people living with H...
Mark S. King explores the dark nooks and crannies of Amsterdam's most infamous gay sex venue, Club Church; has a candid conversation with manager Anne Rodermond; and talks with "Amsterdam Kinkster" Chris Vincent about leather, fetish sex, and safety ...
Mexico: Supreme Court Finds Veracruz Law Criminalising 'Wilful Transmission' of HIV and STIs to Be Unconstitutional
Following a Constitutional challenge Mexico's Supreme Court of Justice found an amendment to Article 158 of the Penal Code of the State of Veracruz to be invalid as it violates a number of fundamental rights.
Canada has the dubious distinction of being a world "leader," after Russia and the U.S., in prosecuting people living with HIV.
To end racial bias and misinformation in Canadian HIV criminalization stories, journalists must draw on the expertise of people with HIV, HIV service organizations and human rights advocates, researchers suggest.
"The country is still under a dictatorship and although treatment and care for those living with HIV is more civilized than it was in the past, people there are still being controlled," David Durán writes.
Most people diagnosed with HIV in Mexico in 2015 already had progressed to AIDS, advocates note. How do gender, stigma and criminalization, as well as immigration and migration, shape the Mexican HIV/AIDS experience, and how are advocates taking acti...