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Gay Sex Rumors Aside, Lindsey Graham’s LGBTQ Record Is a Flaming Trash Dumpster

Questions about the senator’s sexuality are swirling, but his votes on queer lives matter more.

By Juan Michael Porter II
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Decriminalization Is the Radical HIV Prevention Strategy We Need

You've heard of TasP, PrEP and other acronyms on HIV prevention. Here, activist Jason Rosenberg discusses "DasP," or "decriminalization as prevention" and why it could be helpful in the fight against HIV.

By Jason Rosenberg
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Ending the Epidemic in Florida Must Include Ending HIV Criminalization

Modernizing the state’s HIV criminal laws for organ donation and nondisclosure should be a priority, Equality Florida advocate Alejandro Acosta writes.

By Alejandro Acosta
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Can Michael Bennet End the HIV Epidemic?

The moderate Colorado senator doesn’t have the worst record when it comes to HIV, but he lacks the bold vision needed to end the epidemic, according to activist Barb Cardell.

By Barb Cardell
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South Carolina’s Multi-Faceted HIV Epidemic Must Contend With Harmful State Laws

Though South Carolina is in the middle of an opioid epidemic and is ranked sixth nationally for HIV/AIDS prevalence, needle exchange is illegal in the state.

By Tim Murphy
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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
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In Memoriam: Rep. Elijah Cummings Refused to Be Silent on the HIV Epidemic

Remembering the late Rep. Elijah Cummings and his contributions to fighting stigma and HIV.

By Ace Robinson
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To Combat Homelessness in San Francisco, The City Must Confront Its Anti-Homeless Laws

Outreach worker Antwan Matthews argues for housing and public health approaches, not criminalization of people living on the streets.

By Antwan Matthews
U.S. President Donald Trump speaks to members of the media prior to his departure from the White House July 5, 2019 in Washington, DC.

There's a Rocky Road Ahead for Trump's Plan to End the HIV/AIDS Epidemic

Timothy Hinkhouse, an incarcerated HIV-positive AIDS activist, argues that more resources should go toward finding a cure.

By Tim Hinkhouse
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Trump's Justice Department Just Declared All-Out War on Obamacare. What Does It Mean?

We answer some key questions about the latest new effort to kill the Affordable Care Act, including what it means for people living with HIV and what can do to make a difference.

By Tim Murphy