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Rebuilding Community as HIV Prevention

How can HIV prevention help to restore community among young black gay men in the South?

HIV Criminalization: Another Way to Lock Up Young Black Men Img

HIV Criminalization: Another Way to Lock Up Young Black Men

How does criminalization disproportionately affect young black gay men in the South?

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Notes on the "We Are Here" Blog Tour

What does it mean to be black and gay in the U.S. South? Charles Stephens discusses that.

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AIDS Free Generation

Many of us bloggers, activists, and health care providers would like to see this happen and I believe it can be achieved, but it is going to take a lot of hard work on everyone's part to make this dream a reality.

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Are Women Living With HIV 'Incentivized' to Remain Poor?

Poverty increases women's vulnerability to HIV through housing instability, food insecurity and other factors. Living with HIV also leads to poverty. But the government could take steps to end this vicious cycle, says the Positive Women's Network-USA...

Watchdogs to Feds: Obamacare Plans Making It Hard to Access HIV Drugs Img

Watchdogs to Feds: Obamacare Plans Making It Hard to Access HIV Drugs

On December 2, thirty-one AIDS agencies including Housing Works sent this letter to federal health honcho Kathleen Sebelius asking her to crack down on Obamacare (Affordable Care Act) plans throughout the country that are making things hard on HIV+ f...

Why Is PrEP for HIV Prevention Not Being Discussed in This Southern US City? Img

Why Is PrEP for HIV Prevention Not Being Discussed in This Southern US City?

"I do not believe that PrEP is an option for everyone. However, I do believe that we, as a community, should foster these discussions between individuals and their doctors."

What if Ryan White Had Been Black? A Blog Entry by Aaron Laxton Img

What if Ryan White Had Been Black? A Blog Entry by Aaron Laxton

"In the late '80s a hemophiliac from Kokomo, Indiana contracted HIV through a blood transfusion. Had Ryan White been a black or brown boy with HIV, would he have received the media attention that he received?"

PWN-USA Applauds Release of White House Recommendations to Address HIV/AIDS, Violence Against Women and Girls and Gender-Related Health Disparities Img

PWN-USA Applauds Release of White House Recommendations to Address HIV/AIDS, Violence Against Women and Girls and Gender-Related Health Disparities

New Orleans, La. -- Today, the Interagency Federal Working Group on the Intersection of HIV/AIDS, Violence against Women and Girls, and Gender-Related Health Disparities released an important set of federal policy recommendations to address the healt...

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HIV Organ Donation Bill Passes House Committee

The HIV Organ Policy Equity (HOPE) Act (H.R. 698; S. 330) was passed yesterday by the House Energy and Commerce Committee. The Senate passed the bill unanimously in June, and the bill's many supporters are now looking for the bill to be brought to th...