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When It Comes to Trans Health Care, Insurance Denials Are the Norm. He Wants to Change That

Unfortunately, when it comes to trans health care, insurance companies only know one word: deny, deny, deny. But Noah Lewis is working to make those days disappear.

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Can Amy Klobuchar End the HIV Epidemic?

HIV prevention specialist Damon L. Jacobs argues that by building on her strengths, Sen. Klobuchar could make headway in fighting the United States HIV epidemic.

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In the Boston Metro Area, a Tale of Two HIV Epidemics Emerges

While black and Latinx gay and bisexual men and transgender women make up a larger portion of HIV cases in and around Boston, the opioid crisis has led to spiking HIV rates among injection drug users.

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Fighting Philadelphia’s HIV Epidemic Also Means Fighting Its Poverty Problem

The HIV epidemic in Philadelphia is heavily concentrated in its black population. Local caregivers at BEBASHI have seen diagnosis rates drop in recent years, though there’s still progress to be made.

Laverne Cox and Chase Strangio

What Happened Inside the Supreme Court Hearing on LGBTQ Discrimination Cases

ACLU legal eagle Chase Strangio discusses his bird's eye view inside the Oct. 8 Supreme Court arguments on three cases impacting LGBTQ people's right to freedom from discrimination.

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Before Trump's Public Charge Policy Begins, Providers Worry Immigrants May Avoid HIV Treatment

The Trump changes to the public charge rule for immigrants applying for citizenship soon go into effect. HIV providers and advocates are concerned about the impact on HIV care for immigrants.

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After a Month Without My Meds, I Still Had to Face Atlanta's HIV Bureaucracy

Without HIV medication for over a month, Mason finally gets an appointment -- a four-hour ritual of bureaucratic paperwork that's only the beginning of getting linked to care in Atlanta.

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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.

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Aetna Agrees to Pay Over $17 Million to Settle HIV Privacy Breach Class Action

The settlement was announced in a federal class action lawsuit against Aetna, Inc., the third largest health insurance company in the United States, after a faulty mailing breached the HIV privacy of thousands of Aetna's customers.

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Lawsuit Challenges Denial of Insurance to Gay Man Using PrEP as HIV Prevention

"Insurance companies should be begging everyone to take Truvada -- not discouraging them," the PrEP user said in a statement. "As someone who lived through the worst of the epidemic and saw dozens of my friends die, I want to do everything I can to s...