HIV in the Trump Era

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In Tijuana, Caravan Migrants Met With Xenophobia and HIV Discrimination but Find Support

As the U.S. government shutdown carries on for nearly a month over border wall funding, many migrants caught in Tijuana amid discrimination get support from a steadfast HIV organization.

By Giuliani Alvarenga

Trump Quietly Starts Firing Servicemembers Living With HIV Just Before the Holidays

Lamda Legal, Outserve-SLDN, and Winston & Strawn LLP are suing the Trump administration for firing two Air Force members because they live with HIV.

By Lambda Legal

HIV Community Advocates React to HHS Secretary Azar's Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS Announcements

HHS Secretary Azar's PACHA co-chair announcement disappoints but doesn't surprise community members.

By Candace Y.A. Montague

Trump Administration's Public Charge Rule Would Derail Efforts to End the U.S. HIV Epidemic

Tell the Department of Homeland Security that this hateful, harmful, and discriminatory policy is unacceptable before the public comment period ends on Dec. 10.

By AIDS United

What Do the Midterm Election Results Mean for Health Care and People Living With HIV?

Congress is divided, and all sorts of new possibilities are in play. What does it all mean for folks living with HIV, and for health care generally? We chatted with veteran activist Mark Hannay to find out.

By Tim Murphy

Trump's Trans Erasure Rule Explained

PWN-USA's Anand Kalra offers her "breakdown of what we can expect to happen if the proposed rule changes to define gender as birth-genitals, binary, and fixed go through."

By Anand Kalra for Positive Women's Network of the United States of America (PWN-USA)

Reasons Why You Shouldn't Freak Out (Yet) Over the Trump Transgender Memo

Trans people living with HIV may be wondering what this latest Trump administration attack on LGBTQ people and health care might mean for them down the line.

By Tim Murphy

Trump Administration Effort to Erase Transgender Americans Will Not Stand

Transgender Americans have received confirmation of what they had long suspected -- namely, the Trump-Pence administration is literally trying to write them out of the law by defining them out of existence.

By Diana Flynn for Lambda Legal

Fear of Trump Policies May Drive Rising HIV Rates in Latinx Gay Men

The proposed "public charge" penalty on immigrants who use government benefits may only worsen the problem.

By Tim Murphy

Despite Protections for People With HIV, Advocates Express Concern With State Medicaid Work and Reporting Waivers

The Trump administration's preconditions for Medicaid coverage are a major shift in how the program has functioned since its inception in 1965.

By Stephen Hicks