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Bowers V Hardwick protest in Washington DC, 1986
Features

As Supreme Court Hearing on LGBTQ Rights Approaches, An Activist Looks Back at 1987 SCOTUS Protests

As U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments on cases that may roll back LGBTQ legal protections, activist Tripp Reed prepares to risk arrest again.

man talking on phone
News Analysis

The HIV Housing Budget Is Under Threat of Cuts. You Need to Call Your (GOP) Senator Now.

The Senate is proposing a big cut to HOPWA for fiscal year 2020, and it's coming atop pre-existing cuts to places like New York, California, Miami, and Atlanta.

Two activists at protest holding signs reading "HEALTHCARE for all" and "MEDICARE for all"
Features

Before Trump's Public Charge Policy Begins, Providers Worry Immigrants May Avoid HIV Treatment

The Trump changes to the public charge rule for immigrants applying for citizenship soon go into effect. HIV providers and advocates are concerned about the impact on HIV care for immigrants.

Taylor Chandler
News Analysis

National Trans Visibility March Attendees Say the Upcoming SCOTUS Case Looms Large

Transgender activists now worry that the Supreme Court may allow for employers to discriminate against LGBT people.

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

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

But the process may take months, pending Congressional approval.

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

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.

OUTAging group summit photo
Press Releases

Illinois Expands Protections for LGBTQ Older Adults

A new law will take effect in July 2020 that helps ensure the needs of LGBTQ older adults and people living with HIV are recognized and supported across Illinois.

Raymond Brickhouse (left) and Rob Newells
Features

Oakland's HIV Epidemic Is a Tale of Two Cities

In a gentrifying city in the shadow of wealthy San Francisco, HIV service providers think of everything -- housing, food assistance, a spiritual community, and electrolysis -- they need to meet people's needs.

Jide Macaulay
Interviews

Creating A House of Rainbow for LGBT+ and HIV-Affected People of Faith in the UK, Nigeria, and Beyond

A Christian minister since 1998, Rev. Jide Macaulay's faith-based, intersectional advocacy work has helped faith leaders living with or affected by HIV worldwide.