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Features

Can Pete Buttigieg End the HIV Epidemic?

Despite having some smart policies, Pete Buttigieg, according to writer Brian Gaither, doesn’t seem to have a firm grasp on the gravity of the AIDS epidemic.

Ashton P Woods credit Ashton P Woods for Texas Campaign
Interviews

This Houston Black Lives Matter Activist Is Running for Texas State Representative

Ashton P. Woods is the first Black, gay, openly HIV-positive person to run for a state seat in Texas.

California State Capitol building
News Analysis

California Moves to End HIV Discrimination in Life and Disability Insurance Coverage

HIV will be considered a chronic condition, like others, in insurance underwriting decisions.

Maureen Deely and Melvin Cauthen credit Kassaye Moges
Interviews

Even in One of the Most Affluent Counties in Maryland, HIV Impacts the Most Vulnerable

This county in the Washington, D.C. suburbs needs housing, treatment, and prevention services for a very diverse population.

AHFs Affordable Housing Campaign on LA Billboard
Features

Why the Largest Global HIV Organization Is Lobbying on Housing and Zoning Issues

AIDS Healthcare Foundation sees housing for low-income people as important to its HIV mission.

White House behind fence

Can Any 2020 Democratic Presidential Candidate End the U.S. HIV Epidemic?

As the 2020 Democratic primary begins its early voting, we asked prominent writers and activists to consider how each Democratic candidate, if elected President, would fare in ending a health crisis that is now in its fourth decade.

Los Angeles LGBT Center
News

Community Outrage Leads LA to Restore Funding for HIV/STD Testing

After hearing that the Los Angeles LGBT Center wouldn't offer HIV and STI testing services for free, the community pushed back. Here's the story of what happened.

Do Not Enter sign on street
News

What You Need to Know About the Supreme Court’s Ruling on Immigrants Seeking Both Benefits and a Green Card

Bottom line: “Anyone with a green-card case pending should talk to a lawyer before making benefits changes.”

A transgender woman meeting her doctor in the waiting room of doctor's office
Interviews

When It Comes to Trans Health Care, Insurance Denials Are the Norm. He Wants to Change That

Unfortunately, when it comes to trans health care, insurance companies only know one word: deny, deny, deny. But Noah Lewis is working to make those days disappear.

Paul Scott and Bonnie Baco
Interviews

Austin’s HIV Epidemic May Be in a Blue City, But It’s Still in a Red State

In the face of ICE raids and skyrocketing rents, and with no Medicaid expansion, Travis County HIV service providers work hard to keep people alive and healthy in Austin, Texas.

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