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What Are the Factors That Make Women in the U.S. South Eligible for PrEP?

What needs to be done to ensure that the women most vulnerable to HIV are being identified and made more knowledgeable about PrEP? And what are the demographic, sociobehavioral and clinical factors that made women the most likely candidates for PrEP?

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What Encourages Black and Latinx Trans Women to Take PrEP?

At CROI 2018, Tonia Poteat, Ph.D., presented research to show what can work to increase PrEP uptake among black and Latinx trans women, determine possibilities for successful interventions, and ask questions for future research.

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African-Americans

GMHC and Photographer Mike Ruiz Want MSM in NYC to "Kiss and Tell" During LGBT Pride Month

"The Kiss & Tell campaign underscores the message that the lives of young black and Latino gay men are valued and not dispensable," said Marjorie Hill, Ph.D., Chief Executive Officer of GMHC.

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The Future of Female Leadership in the HIV/AIDS Movement, Part 1

We find ourselves in the midst of serious local and federal budget cuts impacting HIV-positive women, as well as a social and political war being waged on women and reproductive health in the U.S. What better time to talk with a diverse group of fema...

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Fire Destroys Office of New Orleans-Based Organization, Arson Suspected

In the wee hours of the morning on May 25, Deon Haywood received a horrible phone call from her building's landlord. The office of the HIV prevention organization that she runs, Women With A Vision (WWAV), had been burned down.

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Buffalo Bills Player Tweets HIV Test Results: Over-Share or Encouraging?

Earlier this week, Buffalo Bills wide receiver David Clowney tweeted a picture of his negative HIV test results -- and immediately triggered a firestorm of responses that reminds us just how ugly HIV stigma can be.

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Zimbabwe Leader Believes That Women Making Themselves "Less Attractive" Will Curb HIV Infections

The most recent example of HIV/AIDS ignorance in politics is a Zimbabwean senator who believes that curbing HIV rates in his country isn't about better access to medication, condom use or testing, but having women shave their heads and make other eff...

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Members of the HIV/AIDS Community Sound Off About PrEP and the FDA Hearing

Late last week, an expert advisory panel recommended that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approve Truvada for pre-exposure prophylaxis, also known as PrEP -- but its recommendation wasn't universal, and the HIV/AIDS community remains deeply div...

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Access to Stable Housing and Other Basic Necessities Huge Factor for People Living With HIV/AIDS

We focus on how important it is to have access to HIV meds and take doses on time, and rightly so. But is that really the most important part of a person's immediate physical and mental health? Not according to a new U.S. study.

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African-Americans

Getting Heterosexual Black Men Involved in HIV Prevention, Part 2

We continue our in-depth roundtable discussion by talking with a panel of experts about how U.S. society (and the HIV community) can help straight, black guys want to use condoms more, be more willing to openly talk about HIV, and value themselves an...