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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."

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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.

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Trump Reinstates 'Global Gag Rule' -- and It's Even Worse for HIV Than the Previous Version

If you like high HIV transmission rates, you'll love Trump's expansion of the "global gag rule," which will make it much harder for countries around the globe to keep up the fight against the HIV/AIDS pandemic.

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TAG Statement for the Record in Opposition to the Nomination of Tom Price for HHS Secretary

"We urge critical community action and implore the Senate Finance Committee to challenge his nomination to helm an agency that plays an exceedingly important and complex role in ending the HIV," Treatment Action Group states.

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Say NO to Tom Price Confirmation!

"If Tom Price is confirmed as the HHS Secretary our communities will pay the price," Joshua Oaks writes. Call your U.S. senators today!