"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."
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"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.
"The ancestral roots of our resistance run deep. They are alive, vibrant with the brilliance and passion of those who came before us, even if many of them are no longer walking among us," says JD Davids.
President-Elect Donald J. Trump: An HIV-Positive Born-Again Christian's Perspective -- A Blog Entry by Josh Middleton
Josh Middleton calls Trump's HIV policy "a blind coin toss with the outcome unknown," and wonders why he hasn't yet acknowledged the over 1.2 million people living with HIV in the U.S.
"Analyzing key players is critical to restructuring [our] strategy and educating people living with HIV as to what these appointments might mean for their future," AIDS United writes.