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Tarana Burke
Sexual Abuse & Trauma

#MeToo Movement Founder Tarana Burke Opens the Biomedical HIV Prevention Summit -- and a Conversation About Sexual Violence and Harassment

Nearly a dozen speakers related their experiences with sexual assault and intimate partner violence and their relationship to HIV at the third Biomedical HIV Prevention Summit in Los Angeles.

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Personal Stories

On the Day of George H.W. Bush's Funeral, Recalling HIV/AIDS Deaths on His Watch, and How Queers Fought Back

"George Herbert Walker Bush was about to start formally running for a second presidential term," writes JD Davids. "From across the northeastern United States, ACT UP members were traveling to Kennebunkport, Maine, a stereotypically quaint village wh...

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Personal Stories

Living With HIV and Taking Care of Your Health in Prison

"Living around more than 100 men who aren't all particular with their hygiene habits, I am solely responsible to take care of myself the best way I can," Tim Hinkhouse writes.

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News

AIDS: Homophobic and Moralistic Images of 1980s Still Haunt Our View of HIV -- That Must Change

"We must consider what AIDS meant to people in the 1980s and 1990s, and what HIV still means today," João Florêncio writes.

Robert Suttle
News

Ending Criminalization of HIV

Having experienced his own ordeal, activist Robert Suttle adamantly believes we are destined to win.

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News

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.

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Trump's Hateful Public Charge Proposal Will Be Deadly for Immigrants Living With HIV and Other Chronic Health Conditions

In its latest attack on the most vulnerable Americans, the Trump administration announced a proposal that, if implemented, would intimidate and seek to punish immigrants for accessing -- or even being perceived as potentially needing -- nutrition, ho...

Chris Wade
Personal Stories

The National Movement to Decriminalize HIV Right Across State Lines

"Ending HIV criminalization has always been dear to my heart," says HIV advocate and organizer Chris Wade. "It can happen to anybody at any point in time."

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Military Personnel

Court Rules Case Challenging Defense Department's Discriminatory HIV Policies to Proceed

A Virginia federal court ruled a case challenging the military's discriminatory policies governing the enlistment, deployment, and promotion of service members living with HIV will continue by denying the government's motion to dismiss.

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HIV and Racism as a Barrier to Testing and Treatment

Racism as a barrier to accessing testing and treatment for HIV is an issue that is rarely discussed in white-dominated gay communities.