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Gilead headquarters

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.

By Larry Buhl
AIDSVu map that depicts state-by-state rates of people living with HIV in the U.S.

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.?

By Kenyon Farrow
Los Angeles LGBT Center

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.

By Larry Buhl
Do Not Enter sign on street

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.”

By Tim Murphy
airmen jumping out of US Airforce plane

Federal Court Upholds Injunction Preventing Discharge of HIV-Positive Airmen

The U.S. Court of Appeals decision cites ‘U=U’ in its ruling.

By Larry Buhl
american flag blowing in the wind

Report: U.S. Must Act Fast to Reach HIV/AIDS Goals

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) finds that new HIV diagnoses have plateaued.

By Larry Buhl
Transgender Day of Remembrance

Many Brave the Cold Winds for New York City's 20th Annual Transgender Day of Remembrance

"Let these names burn in your heart to fuel your desire to live."

By Tim Murphy
Activists protesting Tennessee law against sanctuary cities outside the Tennessee State Capitol on May 31, 2018 in Nashville, Tennessee

ICE Detained a Tennessee Man After HIV Exposure Charge

HIV exposure is a felony in Tennessee, a state that has seen heavy ICE activity in recent months.

By Mathew Rodriguez
Venezuelan people cross the border between Colombia and Venezuela on June 09, 2019 in Paraguachon, Colombia.

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

But the process may take months, pending Congressional approval.

By Barbara Jungwirth
Jaron Benjamin, Lepena Reid, Bryan Jones, and Arianna Lint protest at the U.S. Conference on AIDS (USCA) opening plenary session on Sept. 5

To 'End the HIV Epidemic,' Activists Demand Officials Involve Community in Planning

In a sign of growing frustration with the rollout of the federal Ending the HIV Epidemic plan, dozens of activists stormed the U.S. Conference on AIDS (USCA) opening plenary session on Sept. 5.

By Kenyon Farrow