Among other issues, it doesn’t entirely do away with felony charges, leaving Black folks in particular vulnerable to unfair and excessive sentencing.
Advocates Aren’t Happy About Drug-Patent Language in the Updated UNAIDS Document That Sets the Global AIDS Agenda
They say the U.S. nixed terminology that would have made it easier for middle- and low-income countries to manufacture and obtain less expensive HIV drugs—despite Biden’s COVID patent signals.
Harold Phillips’ deep resume may well bring muscle to a position that’s often seen as window dressing—and that was left conspicuously empty while Trump was president.
They’re about the state’s failure to properly serve people of color, people who use substances, and people who don’t have permanent housing, advocates argue.
In ‘To End a Plague,’ Emily Bass chronicles the history of PEPFAR and the activists who moved then-President George W. Bush to take action.
With its powerful former head Deborah Birx, M.D., now retired after her Trump-era COVID fumble, the program awaits a new top dog—and perhaps a new life.
Black youth face disproportionate barriers to HIV and STI services and adequate sexual health information. A community-based pilot program is working to change that.
The new draft guidance opens the door for PrEP discussions for “all sexually-active persons.”
Sex workers are not monolithic—and it is vital that their expertise be centered in HIV efforts that target the sex worker community.
It's 2021, and three quarters of U.S. states still have some form of HIV non-disclosure criminalization law on the books. But that number is about to drop by one.