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What HIV Activists Can Learn From a Failed Faith Leaders Meeting With Trump

Tips for activists to prepare for high-level meetings, on the heels of news about black ministers meeting with Trump on prison reform.

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Bay Area, U.S., and Global Human Rights Advocates Demand 2020 International AIDS Conference Be Removed From U.S.

They cite danger for potential participants and human rights violations in the U.S. under the Trump administration.

na Brown of the Southern AIDS Coalition (left) and Charles King of Housing Works protest the AIDS 2020 conference location
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Citing Trump Policies, Activists Want AIDS 2020 Conference Moved Out of U.S.

A group of advocates at this week's International AIDS Conference is calling for the next conference -- scheduled for July 2020 in San Francisco and Oakland, California -- to be moved out of the U.S. entirely.

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Military Personnel

Trump Admin Plan to Ban People With HIV From Military 'Rooted in Prejudice'

AIDS United states that it "opposes this and any policy that tries to use military readiness as an excuse to promote an ideology of discrimination and stigma."

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LGBTQ+

Repealing TPS for Queer, Trans, and HIV-Positive Folks: A Life Underground vs. Death Threats

The Trump Administration is ending the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) program for Haitian and El Salvadoran immigrants, which could endanger the lives of LGBTQ immigrants living with HIV.

A Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh Could Be Disastrous for People Living With HIV, but He's Not The Worst Case Scenario Img
News Analysis

A Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh Could Be Disastrous for People Living With HIV, but He's Not The Worst Case Scenario

"While Kavanaugh's appointment to the Supreme Court might not spell the end of the Affordable Care Act it could certainly lead to the chipping away at protections for millions of Americans who benefit from it."

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To Pay for Separation of Immigrant Children, the Trump Administration Seeks to Raid Ryan White HIV Care Programs

The Trump administration has devised a scheme to simultaneously rip health care away from people living with HIV and to continue terrorizing immigrant children by shifting funding from the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program to the Office of Refugee Resettle...

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Viewpoints

White House Issues Empty, Tone Deaf Statement on National HIV Testing Day

"This empty White House press release is all the more absurd given Trump's ignorance on and indifference to people living with AIDS, Pence's role in a major HIV outbreak in Indiana, and this administration's repeated efforts to rip affordable health ...

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News Analysis

With Government Restructuring Plan, Trump Administration Takes Aim at Programs Used by People Living With HIV

The Trump administration is planning a radical reorganization of the federal government that could adversely impact people living with HIV.

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Trump Administration Refuses to Defend ACA in Court, Potentially Jeopardizing Health Care for Millions

The Trump administration said that it would not defend the Affordable Care Act in court in the case of a lawsuit filed by 20 Republican-led states, claiming that the health care law is unconstitutional.