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NATIVE SON’s Black Gay Leadership Forum Uplifts the Community, Virtually

Nearly 250 attendees joined in for the daylong event on personal empowerment and social justice.

By Juan Michael Porter II
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Queer ACT UP Activists Were Among Those Beaten and Arrested by NYC Cops Amid #BlackLivesMatter Rallies

The batons and plastic cuffs came out during a post-curfew street showdown hours after a Stonewall rally for Black transgender lives.

By Tim Murphy
Angela Y Davis and Stacy Abrams credit Sankofa Collaborative

Concerned About a Loss in Focus on Black Women in the Epidemic, HIV Activists Launch an Action Plan of Their Own

Angela Davis, Stacey Abrams, and others talk HIV and social justice at the Paradigm Shift summit in Atlanta.

By Nathaniel Currie, D.S.W., LCSW
USCA 2019 MSNBC Joy Ann Reid and CDC Director Robert Redfield

NMAC Renames Annual Conference to USCHA Following Community Pushback

Some people living with AIDS were not happy when they were seemingly erased from the annual conference’s name.

By Mathew Rodriguez
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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
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National AIDS Memorial’s Annual Video Series Highlights Transgender Community

In its annual Surviving Voices series, the National AIDS Memorial has turned its eyes to the nation’s transgender community, who live at the nexus of numerous structural health disparities.

By Mathew Rodriguez
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Survey Finds Alarming HIV Misinformation Among Young Adults

Despite advances in undetectable equals untransmittable (U=U) and pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), this survey shows that lack of education drives lack of treatment adherence and HIV stigma.

By Sony Salzman
Mireim Alibrahim,  “Thoughts,” first place winner of the Stigma Conference art contest.

Youth 'Power Up' for a Stigma-Free Future at Upcoming HIV Conference

Research and community-based approaches to reducing HIV stigma among youth will be the primary focus of the International Conference on Stigma in Washington, D.C.

By Khafre Kujichagulia Abif
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
Activists Lead Trans March for Visibility in DC credit Stephen Hicks

Trans Activists Demonstrate for End to Violence and Discrimination at Landmark National March

The National Trans Visibility March on Washington, D.C. brought thousands to the nation's capital to advocate for trans lives and an end to violence and discrimination.

By Stephen Hicks