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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.

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Dealing With HIV Stigma and Discrimination

What is HIV stigma? What is HIV discrimination? What support services are available for someone with HIV? Get answers in this fact sheet from CDC.

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HIV Criminalization: Science Alone Is Not the Solution

"While science is one useful tool in combating HIV criminalization, we must avoid suggesting that these discriminatory laws have any kind of underlying legitimacy," Arpita Appannagari and Kate Boulton write.

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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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Updates on HIV and the U.S. Military: An Unusually Active Month

The Trump administration's new discriminatory policy on HIV in the military is just one of a plethora of Department of Defense actions relevant to people living with HIV.

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Outdated, Punitive Laws Are Encouraging HIV Stigma in Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe's punitive law around the transmission of HIV remains on the statute books -- and it's enforced despite the fact that it is widely acknowledged as undermining a country's public health policies and strategies.

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Support for My Clemency Application, Update of Oregon HIV Criminalization Laws: A Blog Entry by Tim Hinkhouse

In Oregon, CAP is working to limit the ability of prosecutors to use HIV status to enhance the severity of sentencing.

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I have noticed in the last couple of few years that job applications have a page that asks if I have any one of about 20 disabilities. This list includes HIV. While I do have HIV, i do not feel comfortable answering this question truthfully. Though i...

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Mark S. King: My Final Thoughts on AIDS 2018, and a Farewell to Amsterdam

In Mark S. King's final video report from Amsterdam, he reviews the stories that captured his imagination at AIDS 2018, and he looks ahead to the looming controversy about AIDS 2020's scheduled location in San Francisco.

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Sex Worker Lyle Muns on the Emancipation of People With HIV

"My time in Amsterdam for the 2018 International AIDS Conference has proven that this fascinating city is certainly more 'sex positive' than most," Mark S. King notes.