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

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.

By Marvell Terry
The Consequences of Our Elections: Why The Midterms Matter to People Living With HIV Img

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.

By AIDS United
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Abstinence-Only Sex Ed Rears Its Head in the Trump Administration: Here's What We Should Do to Stop It

The Trump administration is doing everything in its power to roll back the objectively successful, evidence-based sexual education and family planning programs implemented by the Obama administration.

By Drew Gibson
New Toolkit Supports Advocates in Using Media to Fight for HIV Justice Img

New Toolkit Supports Advocates in Using Media to Fight for HIV Justice

As people around the world living with HIV continue to be criminalized and convicted at alarming rates, HIV Justice Worldwide has released "Making Media Work for HIV Justice: An Introduction to Media Engagement for Advocates Opposing HIV Criminalizat...

By HIV Justice Network
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U.S. Networks of People With HIV Oppose U.S. Location for 2020 International AIDS Conference

"We refuse to stand by while those most affected by HIV within and outside of the U.S. are, at best, excluded and, at worst, put in harm's way by holding the conference in San Francisco," a sign-on letter reads.

By JD Davids
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Now Is the Time for People With HIV to Run for Office

After the successful 2017 election of pro-choice and LGBT candidates in conservative districts, such as Doug Jones in Alabama, people with HIV should consider running for elected office in 2018, Drew Gibson argues.

By Drew Gibson
Please Help Lark Lands, an Old Friend of the HIV Community, Now Battling Cancer: A Blog Entry by Nelson Vergel Img

Please Help Lark Lands, an Old Friend of the HIV Community, Now Battling Cancer: A Blog Entry by Nelson Vergel

Neslon Vergel asks you to join him in helping a long-term friend of the HIV community beat her cancer with a GoFundMe donation.

By Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.
We Killed Obamacare Repeal. What Can People With HIV Do Next? Img

We Killed Obamacare Repeal. What Can People With HIV Do Next?

Through people power, we killed the efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act! At least for now, and just by one vote. We have lots of work ahead of us.

By Positive Women's Network -- USA
How Do I Mobilize Relatives and Friends Who May Not Be Politically Aligned to #KillTheBill? Img

How Do I Mobilize Relatives and Friends Who May Not Be Politically Aligned to #KillTheBill?

PWN-USA has developed a template for an email you can send to folks you want to reach out to, which focuses on health care as a nonpartisan issue that fundamentally affects everyone.

By Kari Hartel and Barb Cardell for Positive Women's Network -- USA
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Dear HIV Community: Fight for Your Health Care in U.S. Senate Trumpcare Bill

A coalition of HIV advocacy groups urgently requests that people with HIV meet and call key U.S. Senators to defeat plans by the Trump Administration and Senate Republicans to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA, or "Obamacare") and replace it with t...

By Positive Women's Network -- USA