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New Study Triggers Concerns Over Use of Molecular HIV Surveillance

This study identified some information about transgender women's sexual networks in Los Angeles. But activists worry about privacy and the potential that the surveillance method will be used in HIV criminalization cases.

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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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I'm a Straight Man; I Used a Gender-Neutral Bathroom; and the Sky Didn't Fall.

Aaron Anderson writes, "Walking into a restroom where all genders were welcomed filled me with the same feeling that I had the first time I walked into a marijuana dispensary: 'Finally!'"

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Incarcerated People

To Understand Challenges Black Men With HIV Face on Re-Entry From Prisons, an Intersectional Approach Is Needed, Study Shows

There are multiple reasons why re-entry into communities from prison for black men with HIV is a difficult proposition, according to a recent study.

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HIV Stigma Still Common in Europe, Survey Finds

In a recent survey of people not living with HIV, many still believed that people living with HIV should not be allowed to work in hospitals, restaurants, or universities, among other occupations, and 68% said they would be uncomfortable dating someo...

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HIV-Related Stigma and Discrimination: New Insights for Effective Interventions From AIDS 2018

At AIDS 2018, the session "Antifragile: Strengthening the HIV Response Through Addressing Stigma and Discrimination" reviewed new developments in the effort to combat stigma and discrimination.

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AIDS 2018: The Good and the Bad

"At this year's International AIDS Conference ... we witnessed several pivotal developments in the global HIV response," Sean Hosein writes. "We also saw some setbacks in our efforts to prevent infections and improve the lives of people living with H...

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This Week in HIV Research: Mitigating an ICE-y Reception

HIV ramifications of the Trump administration’s anti-immigration efforts; HIV in plasma vs. rectal tissue; how HCV treatment affects HIV/HCV coinfection; HPV vaccination efficacy among women with HIV.

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This Week in HIV Research: A Yawning Racial Gap in U.S. Testing

HIV testing disparities among black MSM in the Southern U.S.; reasons for non-adherence in a vaginal HIV prevention ring trial; the importance of PrEP despite successful HIV treatment; inaccurate antiretroviral usage rates in Africa.

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Younger People Living With HIV More Likely to Have a Positive Self Image

Results from a survey of people living with HIV in the UK who are aged 15-24 included the optimistic results that younger people might be experiencing less stigma than older HIV-positive people.