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Nushawn Williams Served Out His HIV-Related Sentence in 2010. Why Is He Still Not Free?

More than two decades after accepting a 12-year plea deal, the HIV-positive New Yorker remains in state custody.

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Features

This Is How LGBTQ Latinx Folks Are Facing the Impact of COVID-19 at the U.S.-Mexico Border

Groups like Poderosos, Team Brownsville, and Angry Tías and Abuelas are working around the clock to help those most in need.

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Features

Will COVID-19 Make Modernizing HIV Criminal Laws Harder?

As shelter-in-place violation arrests increase nationwide, HIV criminal law reform activists question the way forward.

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News Analysis

Copay Cards May No Longer Count Toward Your Health Plan Deductible

The Trump administration’s HHS has officially told plans they don’t have to do this—and that could mean a hard hit on patient wallets.

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Features

Amid the COVID Crisis, HIV and Other Activists Must Act Now for Fair Elections in November

What we saw on April 7 in Wisconsin, hostile court rulings followed by scarce polling sites, is a bad omen for the fall—unless citizens unite now for a full and fair vote.

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News

PrEP Advocates Call New Gilead Patent Suit Against HHS a ‘Distraction’

The drug manufacturer alleges the federal government filed for the Truvada prevention patent without their knowledge.

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Features

The United States Says It'll End Its HIV Epidemic. We're Watching.

We're telling the stories of the people and places that will be profoundly affected by the "Ending the HIV Epidemic" plan as it unfolds, and seeking to answer the question: Can this plan truly end HIV transmission in the U.S.?

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Features

COVID-19 Exposed the Flaws in Our Government and Health Care Systems

There will come a time when science prevails, and the COVID-19 pandemic will be a painful memory. There are three lessons from the pandemic we should never forget.

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PEPFAR

HIV/AIDS Laws and Policies in the U.S.: A Brief Tour

From PEPFAR to Ryan White and from HIV criminalization to the HIV travel ban, we describe the biggest pieces of HIV legislation and HIV-related policies in U.S. history—some of which have changed things for the better, and some for the worse.

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News Analysis

COVID-19 and HIV Are Not the Same. But They’re Similar in Many Ways That Matter.

Instead of fighting over memes, we should all be fighting for a better government response.

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