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HIV Community Advocates React to HHS Secretary Azar's Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS Announcements

HHS Secretary Azar's PACHA co-chair announcement disappoints but doesn't surprise community members.

By Candace Y.A. Montague

The Alternative 2020 AIDS Conference Is Definitely Happening in Mexico City. Organizer George Ayala Tells Us More About It.

"HIV 2020: Community Reclaiming the Global Response" will be held in Mexico City concurrent with the first two days of the traditional AIDS 2020 conference in the Bay Area.

By Tim Murphy

Gay Men: It's Time to Stop Calling the Police on One Another for HIV Non-Disclosure

"No gay or bisexual men, as maligned as we all are still in the world, should ever think the best solution to deal with HIV is to use the police and the specter of a prison sentence," Kenyon Farrow writes.

By Kenyon Farrow

With the House of Representatives Now in Democratic Hands, Here's What the Birddog Nation Activists Have Planned for Health Care in 2019

The activists have big plans for using their techniques to pressure the new Congress into inching toward universal health care in the years ahead.

By Tim Murphy

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.

By AIDS United

Stop Blaming PrEP for the Rise in STIs -- the Picture Is More Complex Than That

"PrEP must not be cast as the lone villain in the syphilis crisis, nor MSM engaging in chemsex cast as debauched vectors of transmission."

By Oli Stevens and T Charles Witzel for The Conversation

#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.

By Kenyon Farrow

Hepatitis Cure, Sofosbuvir, Turns 5 Years Old: The Vast Majority of People Still Have Not Been Treated

"The mind-boggling profits that Gilead earned since the launch of sofosbuvir could treat every person currently waiting for the hepatitis C cure while earning over US$16 billion in profits for shareholders."

By Treatment Action Group

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...

By JD Davids

States Innovate to Expand PrEP Availability and Uptake

As part of comprehensive efforts to reduce the number of new HIV infections, some states are innovating to make HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) more accessible to individuals at high risk of HIV.

By HIV.gov