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Features

Amid the COVID Crisis, HIV and Other Activists Must Act Now for Fair Elections in November

What we saw on April 7 in Wisconsin, hostile court rulings followed by scarce polling sites, is a bad omen for the fall—unless citizens unite now for a full and fair vote.

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Features

The United States Says It'll End Its HIV Epidemic. We're Watching.

We're telling the stories of the people and places that will be profoundly affected by the "Ending the HIV Epidemic" plan as it unfolds, and seeking to answer the question: Can this plan truly end HIV transmission in the U.S.?

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PEPFAR

HIV/AIDS Laws and Policies in the U.S.: A Brief Tour

From PEPFAR to Ryan White and from HIV criminalization to the HIV travel ban, we describe the biggest pieces of HIV legislation and HIV-related policies in U.S. history—some of which have changed things for the better, and some for the worse.

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Features

America Has Responded to Outbreaks With Fear and Discrimination Many Times Before. With Coronavirus, We Can Do Better

On April 16, TheBody hosted a livestream panel discussion entitled “Policing Pandemics: Criminalization From HIV to COVID-19.” We invited four pillars of HIV advocacy to speak with us about our current moment, offer guidance on what to do next, and answer questions from the audience.

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News Analysis

How Trump Administration Proposals Could Increase the Cost of HIV Meds

Can you end the HIV epidemic while undermining drug assistance programs and antidiscrimination protections?

Maureen Deely and Melvin Cauthen credit Kassaye Moges
Interviews

Even in One of the Most Affluent Counties in Maryland, HIV Impacts the Most Vulnerable

This county in the Washington, D.C. suburbs needs housing, treatment, and prevention services for a very diverse population.

Robert Lafosse and John Kelly credit Tim Murphy
Interviews

Robert La Fosse and John Kelly Discuss HIV, the Devil and Their New Take on a Stravinsky Classic

We often talk of a generation of queer artists we’ve lost to the AIDS epidemic—and indeed, we’ve lost far too many. But happily, many such artists living with HIV are still alive and well, making great work.

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News

What You Need to Know About the Supreme Court’s Ruling on Immigrants Seeking Both Benefits and a Green Card

Bottom line: “Anyone with a green-card case pending should talk to a lawyer before making benefits changes.”