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People marching with anBi, a bisexual organization, carry a bisexual flag in the 43rd L.A. Pride Parade on June 9, 2013 in West Hollywood, California.
Features

We've Always Been Here: Celebrating the 20th Anniversary of Bisexual Visibility Day

Activist Khafre Kujichagulia Abif writes about the importance of fighting stigma and HIV health disparities for bisexuals.

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Interviews

Happy Fourth Birthday to Facebook's HIV Long Term Survivors Group! Here's a Chat With Its Founder

Diagnosed in 1985, Jesus Heberto Guillen Solis has created a digital community for 5,000 people living with HIV/AIDS ... and counting.

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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.

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LGBTQ+

Your Vote, Your Voice, Your Weapon: Fight Back for Trans and GNC Americans

After this week's "bare-knuckled assault on the civil rights and safety of people who identify as outside of the gender binary," Arpita Appannagari says we must, "[g]ather your friends and neighbors, and GO VOTE for candidates who will protect the ri...

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Hands Off HIV Funding and Immigrant Children!

HHS Secretary Alex Azar wants to reallocate $266 million in funds allocated by Congress for HIV treatment, prevention, and support services, and repurpose it to finance the separation and imprisonment of young immigrant children.

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A 'Justice' Kavanaugh Would Be a Nightmare for People Living With Disabilities, Including PLHIV

"There are plenty of reasons why LGBT people and people living with HIV should be horrified at the prospect of a Justice Kavanaugh," writes Catherine Hanssens, the founder and executive director of The Center for HIV Law & Policy.

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We Learn, We Think, We Change: Martin Fisher Foundation and Stiggy Launch Campaign to End HIV Stigma

The UK's Martin Fisher Foundation has produced a new set of videos about making HIV stigma history starring Stiggy, "the HIV stigmasaur."

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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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The Consequences of Our Elections: Why The Midterms Matter to People Living With HIV

There is plenty that you can do between now and the 2018 midterm elections to ensure that the voices of people living with and affected by HIV are heard.

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If Silence=Death, Where Is the HIV Community's Voice Resisting the War Against Immigrants in the United States?

A call to marshal our full resources, voice and political power in support of immigrants targeted by hateful policies and dangerous, dehumanizing rhetoric.