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Features

The United States Says It'll End Its HIV Epidemic. We're Watching.

We're telling the stories of the people and places that will be profoundly affected by the "Ending the HIV Epidemic" plan as it unfolds, and seeking to answer the question: Can this plan truly end HIV transmission in the U.S.?

By Kenyon Farrow

Featured

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News

The U.S. Has a New AIDS Czar. Can He Help Us End the HIV Epidemic?

Harold Phillips’ deep resume may well bring muscle to a position that’s often seen as window dressing—and that was left conspicuously empty while Trump was president.

By Tim Murphy
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Viewpoints

The Unequal COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout Divide: Turn Grief Into Rage

Like the treatment divide of the early HIV/AIDS crisis, the uneven distribution of COVID-19 vaccines poses a global threat.

By Tuyishime Claire Gasamagera
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Interviews

‘Our Work Is Not Done’: The True Story of America’s Response to HIV/AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa

In ‘To End a Plague,’ Emily Bass chronicles the history of PEPFAR and the activists who moved then-President George W. Bush to take action.

By Terri Wilder, M.S.W.
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News Analysis

Leaderless for More Than a Year, the U.S. Effort to Fight Global AIDS Faces a Foggy Future

With its powerful former head Deborah Birx, M.D., now retired after her Trump-era COVID fumble, the program awaits a new top dog—and perhaps a new life.

By Tim Murphy
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Interviews

Lessons From 7 Years as GMHC’s CEO: A Conversation With Kelsey Louie

Defining moments and lessons learned from leading the world’s first HIV and AIDS nonprofit.

By Terri Wilder, M.S.W.
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Features

“Beautiful Men Who Just Didn’t Make It”

Working at Whitman-Walker Clinic in the early 1980s, George Bellinger Jr. was among the first to see posters warning people to be careful and to wear condoms.

By Tim Murphy
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Features

‘A Very Eerie, Strange Time’: Remembering AIDS Before It Was Officially Identified in Spring 1981

It’s been 40 years since researchers and journalists first wrote about a strange new syndrome—but even prior, it was clear something was brewing.

By Tim Murphy
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News Analysis

Why LGBTQ People Should Run for Political Office

One of the most effective ways to make sure LGBTQ+ rights are on the agenda is to get a seat at the table.

By Juan Michael Porter II
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News

How One Canadian Province Hit Its Lowest Rate of HIV Transmission Ever

Despite the interruptions in testing and treatment caused by the COVID-19 pandemic elsewhere, Julio Montaner, M.D., and colleagues in British Columbia have nearly eliminated HIV there.

By Ray Mwareya
PACHA members meet in October 2019 at a summit hosted by Florida's Care Resource HIV agency.
News

Will the President’s Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS Ever Be Useful Again?

PACHA started with a bang in the Reagan era. Since then, and especially under Trump, it’s never had much real impact. Could that change?

By Tim Murphy