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#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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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."

George H.W. Bush in 2012

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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Crystal Meth, Gay Men, and Trans Women of Color Was the Topic at Last Week's Harlem Forum

At a recent public forum an array of public health experts, researchers, and community activists took the stage to discuss ways to combat inroads that crystal meth has made among gay men and trans women of color in New York City in recent years.

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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.

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New York State May Soon Finally Eliminate Explicit Consent From HIV Testing in Care Settings

"It appears that most of the HIV advocacy community in New York City and the state at large now agree that the current law still obstructs testing for health providers," Tim Murphy writes.

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Chemsex and PrEP Reliance Are Fuelling a Rise in Syphilis Among Men Who Have Sex With Men

Syphilis is back and spreading quickly. What makes the resurgence of syphilis somewhat different this time is that the vast majority of these new cases are being found among men who have sex with men.

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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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The U.S. Takes a First but Long Overdue Step Toward Building a National PrEP Program

On Nov. 20, 2018, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force released a draft recommendation that could transform HIV-1 pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) scale-up in the United States.

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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.