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President's Budget Blueprint Threatens Research Essential to End the Epidemics of HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Hepatitis C Virus Img

President's Budget Blueprint Threatens Research Essential to End the Epidemics of HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Hepatitis C Virus

"We call on Congress to reject these cuts to critical NIH research and any reprogramming and reorganization that takes already limited funding away from HIV/AIDS, TB, HCV, and other neglected diseases," Treatment Action Group writes.

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Should HIV Community Be Relieved About Trump's Proposed Budget?

It appears to spare Ryan White and Global AIDS, but it could take hard swipes at HIV research and prevention -- and Obamacare, Medicare and Medicaid remain on the chopping block.

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Hate Groups Blaming HIV on 'Sexual Immorality' Included in U.S. Delegation to UN Women's Meeting

The Center for Family and Human Rights (C-FAM) and the Heritage Foundation are on the United States delegation to the 61st annual United Nations Commission on the Status of Women.

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"It's going to be a long four years, so we need to learn to pace ourselves," Jeff Berry writes. "Now I start each day off with something I look forward to, rather than flipping on the TV."

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For Resistance Under Trump, the HIV Community Is Eminently Qualified

HIV advocacy in the age of Trump is going to be a marathon, not a sprint. Here's Drew Gibson's take on what we need to do.

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What Could Happen to Your HIV Health Care Under Trump -- and What You Can Do About It

Do you need to start stockpiling your HIV meds? People with HIV in the United States have reason to be scared about what may happen to the programs they rely on for care. Here's possible scenarios.

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Trump's Block Grants Would Destroy Medicaid, Bedrock of HIV Care

Block grants eliminate the legal right to medically necessary services at the heart of Medicaid. But people with HIV aren't alone: Millions of Americans of all backgrounds need lifesaving Medicaid care.

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Standing Together Against the Global Gag Rule

AVAC states they "recognize and stand with the many groups coming under attack from this week's executive orders. We will stand strong and we will fight harder, smarter and without fear."

CDC Cancels LGBT Youth Health Care Summit, Despite High HIV Rates Img

CDC Cancels LGBT Youth Health Care Summit, Despite High HIV Rates

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention decided to "indefinitely postpone" a long-planned LGBT Youth Summit, presumably fearing Trump's negative reaction if the summit got any attention.

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People With HIV Infiltrate Trump Inauguration, Causing Disruptions During Oath of Office

"This is the reason I stay alive," said Mark Milano, one of two people with HIV who told TheBody.com why they disrupted the Trump inauguration.