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Catherine Hanssens.
Interviews

Leading With a Public Health Response to COVID-19 in Prisons and Jails

Legal groups provide pathways to reducing coronavirus spread in carceral settings.

By Terri Wilder, M.S.W.
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Features

Call to Action to Public Health Programs: You Need to Do Better

When will academic institutions educate on where health disparities come from?

By Nicole Elinoff
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News

This Week in HIV Research: Existing Solutions Won't Close the Race Gap

June 18, 2020: Existing evidence-based interventions aren't enough to close HIV's racial gap; transgender patient outcomes in the HIV care continuum; meeting long-term needs of formerly incarcerated people; acute respiratory illness severity and HIV status.

By Barbara Jungwirth and Myles Helfand
White Silence = Violence
Viewpoints

White People, It’s Time to Resign. I did.

Diversity and inclusion trainings haven’t worked.

By Jaime M. Grant
BLACK LIVES MATTER on street DC
Viewpoints

HIV Organizations Putting out Statements Supporting #BLM: Show Me the Receipts

Your former and current Black employees often swap battle stories in private.

By Ace Robinson
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News

Could COVID-19 Contact Tracing Also Help End HIV? These Researchers Think So.

Some advocates support it but want to ensure protections against criminalization.

By Larry Buhl
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News Analysis

U.S. Lawmakers, Advocates Say Coronavirus Pandemic Requires Revision in Gay Blood Donor Ban

Advocates and public health organizations say the 2015 policy revision still stigmatizes gay men and isn’t based on science.

By Larry Buhl
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News

This Week in HIV Research: Do You Believe in U=U?

Feb. 27, 2020: U=U perception vs. reality; frequency of incorrect self-reported viral load levels; how HIV transmission cluster predicts care continuum gaps; integrase inhibitor uptake and discontinuation.

By Barbara Jungwirth and Myles Helfand
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Features

How to Develop a Curriculum Around HIV

Teaching young people of all ages about HIV is essential. But how do you start to outline a class?

By Furaha Asani, Ph.D.
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Features

Want to Hire More Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Folks at Your Agency? These Staffers Have Some Blunt Advice

Many HIV service organizations say they’re open to hiring TGNC employees, but advocates say most have a long way to go.

By Tim Murphy