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How to Keep America's Blood Banks HIV-Free While Letting All Gay Men Donate

Even after a series of reforms in 2015, advocates say U.S. policy still discriminates and furthers HIV stigma. Anthony Santella, Dr.P.H., M.P.H., has a better idea.

AIDS Activists Hold March And Rally In New York City

Ending the HIV Epidemic Will Take More Than Medicine

Our HIV research agenda has to address the world outside of a clinical trial, vaccine researcher Stephaun E. Wallace, Ph.D., argues.

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This Week in HIV Research: HIV Is Not an Obstacle

April 11, 2019: acute syphilis and virologic control; neuropsychological performance after switching off efavirenz; structural LGBTQ stigma and HIV criminalization in U.S. states; lung cancer resection surgery in people with HIV.

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Ariel Sabillon Is a Gay Latinx Immigrant and More Than His HIV Criminalization Case

The 23-year-old college student, originally from Honduras, is now facing an HIV criminalization charges in Florida for non-disclosure. But Sabillon is so much more than that.

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PrEP Use Can Reduce HIV Stigma in Gay Communities

A new study reports how earlier prejudice against people who use PrEP has largely been overcome among users of social media hook-up apps in four large U.S. cities.

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Gay Serviceman Erased From U.S. Military; Sex Workers Talk Shop; and Gay Activists Are Cruising

Mark S. King gets up close and personal with some of the people passionately advocating for changes to HIV criminalization laws, including a discharged U.S. Army officer and Elizabeth Taylor's grandchildren. Also: Just how "cruisy" is the gay scene a...

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I'm an HIV Physician. And I'm Starting PrEP. A Blog Entry by Howard Grossman, M.D.

I am a doctor who specializes in LGBT health and HIV medicine. I have spent the last 30 years working to help my patients who have HIV live with the illness and trying to help those who are HIV negative stay that way. I am also a 60-year-old gay man ...

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Ignorance: A Shocking Reminder

"No one is saying that [HIV-positive people] don't have an ethical obligation to disclose," writes journalist Todd Heywood. "The real question here is ... why are Americans of any sexual orientation abdicating their personal health and safety to anot...

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HIV/AIDS: A New First Impression -- A Blog Entry by Myles Helfand

Myles Helfand is the editorial director of TheBody.com and TheBodyPRO.com. This blog entry originally appeared on HuffingtonPost.com. It has been cross-posted here with minor edits.

If only HIV/AIDS had made a different first impression.

I wonder w...

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PFLAG's Work to End Homophobia Can Help Prevent HIV

Hi, this is Terri Wilder reporting from AIDS 2008. I have with me John Cepek, the national board president of Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays* [PFLAG] in the United States. John, could you tell us a little bit about your organiza...