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Addressing the Costly Whiteness of AIDS Service Organizations in the South

"People of color are aware that we have to take more initiative and control to save ourselves," explains Francisco Luis White. "We're eager to and capable of truly leading the HIV/AIDS charge in our community."

Ain't I a Woman? National HIV/AIDS Strategy Fails Sex Workers, Transgender Women Burdened by the Criminal Justice System Img

Ain't I a Woman? National HIV/AIDS Strategy Fails Sex Workers, Transgender Women Burdened by the Criminal Justice System

"As politically uncomfortable as it might be, U.S. health officials can no longer ignore the elephant in the room, or perhaps more accurately, the cell," write Megan McLemore of Human Rights Watch. "One of the risk factors for HIV that needs to be ad...

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Should a Birth Control Label Carry an HIV Risk Warning?

A group of scientists and researchers has petitioned the FDA to change the label of an injectable birth control method. Is the data there to warrant the change?

Requiring Porn Actors to Wear Condoms Is Legislating Problems That Don't Exist Img

Requiring Porn Actors to Wear Condoms Is Legislating Problems That Don't Exist

Sue Saltmarsh asks, "Considering all the ways one can contract an STI, as well as all available prevention methods, is the porn industry's use of condoms really where attention should be paid?"

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How Do Policing Practices in the U.S. Affect HIV?

In the final months of 2014, many people living with HIV and their allies joined huge crowds in the streets to demand an end to police violence, insisting that “black lives matter.” We asked participants at the AIDS Philanthropy Summit how the police a…

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Can We Afford to Cure HIV?

What would you be willing to pay for a cure for HIV? We bring you five fresh perspectives, from science to the streets.

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Why Did We Immediately Panic Over Ebola but Not HIV?

What are the similarities between Ebola hysteria and early AIDS hysteria? The answer is complicated and infuriating, says Josh Kruger.

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What Do Young Gay Black Men Need? A Sound Off From "CorneliusOnpoint"

What do young black gay men need? People in power who understand their struggles.

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Condomless Hookups and the Political, Emotional Resistance of Black Gay Men

Condomless sex is more than just sex without a condom. It has emotional and political implications, says this latest blog from the HIV Prevention Justice Alliance.

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Why Are We Still Having Silent Sex?

How is silent sex the worst kind of sex? This new blog from the HIV Prevention Justice Alliance blog tour on black gay men in the U.S. South explains.