"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."
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
"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.
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!