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Border Work in Tijuana Has Taught Me That Immigration Is a Public Health Concern

A law student from a Central American immigrant family learns about the dangers faced by transgender migrants at the border.

By Giuli Alvarenga
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The Program That Keeps Half a Million People With HIV Alive and Well Turns 30 This Month

We spoke to two experts about the origin, evolution, and future of the Ryan White CARE Act, passed on August 18, 1990.

By Tim Murphy
James Wentzy, Tracy McNeil, Catherine Allen

At NYC’s Oldest HIV Residence, Both Fury and Excitement Over Rebuild Plans

Some longtime dwellers of Bailey-Holt House, open since 1986, oppose being displaced, even though they’re invited back.

By Tim Murphy
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Tawdry Feud Between City and Nonprofit Exposes Atlanta AIDS Housing Failures

Delays in payments have caused hardships for people needing rental assistance, as well as the organizations that serve them.

By Ryan Lee
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California Man Denied Service at Barbershop for HIV Status Wins Court Case

Nikko Briteramos won his court case and is now advocating to end stigma in black businesses, including barbershops.

By Mathew Rodriguez
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CVS Caremark Says It Is Settling HIV Disclosure Lawsuit

Last year, 6,000 people received an envelope that had their HIV status reportedly revealed in a clear mailing address window.

By Tim Murphy
In a Climate of Fear, HIV Services for Latinx Women Give Strength to Immigrant Communities Img

In a Climate of Fear, HIV Services for Latinx Women Give Strength to Immigrant Communities

"If you educate yourself, you can protect yourself," says Thelma Garcia, the HIV service director of East Los Angeles Women's Center. "Helping different women in my community is the passion that keeps me going."

By Giuli Alvarenga
Sanjay Johnson HIV Criminalization Case Closes With 5-Year Probation Sentence Img

Sanjay Johnson HIV Criminalization Case Closes With 5-Year Probation Sentence

After successfully using the facts of "undetectable equals untransmittable" (U=U) in her defense strategy, Johnson's attorney is ready to challenge the HIV criminalization law that led to Johnson's no-contest plea.

By Kenyon Farrow
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Kevin Deese Is Fighting the Military on Its HIV Ban

Deese discusses how his ordeal unfolded and why he's determined to fight for his rightful place in the military.

By Tim Murphy
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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