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Lorena Borjas

Lorena Borjas, New York City–Based Trans Activist, Dies of COVID-19

Borjas, a leader in Queens, New York’s Latinx trans community, died on March 30 and was honored with a virtual memorial.

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Community Outrage Leads LA to Restore Funding for HIV/STD Testing

After hearing that the Los Angeles LGBT Center wouldn't offer HIV and STI testing services for free, the community pushed back. Here's the story of what happened.

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Looking for HIV Testing or Care? There's an Updated Locator for You

Just in time for National HIV Testing Day, HIV.gov launches a new tool to find key providers and services.

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New York State May Soon Finally Eliminate Explicit Consent From HIV Testing in Care Settings

"It appears that most of the HIV advocacy community in New York City and the state at large now agree that the current law still obstructs testing for health providers," Tim Murphy writes.

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HIV Testing: A Portal for Treatment and Prevention

As we observe National HIV Testing Day, "it's important to look at ways to leverage HIV testing, whatever the result, to link more people to the services they need," writes Mitchell Warren, executive director of AVAC.

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Community Reactions on National HIV Testing Day 2017

Today is National HIV Testing Day -- a day when we emphasize the importance of knowing your HIV status. Knowing your status so you can act on it is part of why HIV testing remains important to this day.

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CDC Statement on National HIV Testing Day

On June 27, HIV testing events will be occurring around the country. "By working to increase the number of persons who are aware of their HIV status, we will be one step closer to our goal of an AIDS-free generation," write Jonathan H. Mermin, M.D., ...

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The HIV Research Takeaway: Does Low-Level Viremia Spell Doom for Your Antiretroviral Regimen?

Super-sensitive HIV tests are great, but what does it mean when they find that someone has a really low level of virus -- say, 150 copies or 50 copies?

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Walgreens HIV Centers of Excellence Pharmacies Now Top 500 Nationwide in Areas Most Impacted by HIV/AIDS

At the US Conference on AIDS in Chicago in November, Walgreens announced it has certified more than 500 of its pharmacies as HIV Centers of Excellence. The COEs are located in communities identified by CDC as being heavily impacted by HIV/AIDS. The C...

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Raising Awareness to an Art Form

As soon as he came out at the age of 22, artist and designer David Bromstad began meeting people with HIV. The winner of HGTV's first Design Star competition, in 2006, and now host of his own show on HGTV, Color Splash, Bromstad says the issue of HIV...