New York City Faces Challenge to HIV/AIDS Progress With Proposed $59 Million in Cuts From Governor Cuomo
Five years after Andrew Cuomo announced his plan to end New York state's HIV epidemic by 2020, the governor is shutting off funds to vital HIV prevention and public health programs in New York City.
The #PrEP4All campaign made the call for affordable pre-exposure prophylaxis a national news story.
Activists and doctors say they're ready to go further if Gilead won't agree to -- or the U.S. government won't force -- a price reduction to make PrEP accessible to more Americans who need it.
Through his historical research, Dan Royles has found a vibrant legacy of black AIDS activism going back to the beginning of the epidemic.
Advocates say the price is a step in the right direction. But does it go far enough?
New Campaign Seeks to Shift Opioid Conversation to One About Mass Incarceration, Health Care, and Racial Justice
"No Health = No Justice" moves to address the system as the problem, rather than people who use drugs.
But a survey reveals that about a third of black and Latino gay men would be willing to pay more than $50 per month for a prescription.
There is real racism in our health care system, Kenyon Farrow writes -- and we need more black people to work with us to transform systems, not believe in false prophets.
"Society perceives me and people like me as people who bring death," said Nina Martinez, the first HIV-positive organ donor. "And I can't figure out any better way to show that people like me can bring life."
The two-day U.S. HIV community lobbying event has responded to transgender concerns and is supporting more trans activists to attend this year.