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.
"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.
"If Tom Price is confirmed as the HHS Secretary our communities will pay the price," Joshua Oaks writes. Call your U.S. senators today!
"If we want to preserve things such as access to health care for people living with HIV we must be unyielding in our opposition, unwavering in our demands and unified in a common strategy," says Drew Gibson.
"We've been here before and we know how to survive and thrive," AIDS United writes.
"Congressman Price is a dangerous choice," Rachel B. Tiven writes. "He is unfit to serve as the guardian of our nation's health."
Meet Hope Arcuri.
"We must focus on finding paths forward," Kim Johnson, M.D., writes. "No matter who is in the White House or in charge on the Hill, we must always put our mission first."
Trump and Congress are "a threat to everything HIV advocates have been fighting for during the last thirty years." This new political reality is reflected in this list of HIV Advocates to Watch.
Here's what happened when TheBody.com invited #ActivistBasics and dedicated activists to a Twitter chat on facing the political climate in the coming months.