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Setbacks for Safe Consumption Site Openings Due to COVID-19 Come at a Dangerous Time for Users

Already dealing with legal pushbacks, harm-reduction advocates for safe drug consumption sites now have COVID-19 to blame for slow progress.

By Larry Buhl
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Getting PrEP to Those Who Need It During COVID-19 Has Presented New Challenges

Washington, D.C. area community organizations and clinics have moved a lot of prevention efforts online, but much is missing without in-person contact.

By Chase Alston
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To Better Health Care Outcomes for Black People, Listen to Black Health Care Workers

What starts as an assumption of patient incompetence results in the erasure of autonomy from Black patients.

By Chase Alston
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Increased HIV Testing and Treatment for Black Bisexual Men May Have Played a Role in HIV Drop in Black Women. But Has the Stigma Gone Away?

Researchers say the “bisexual bridge” theory creates stigma and biphobia.

By Akilah Wise, Ph.D.
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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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Washington, D.C. Youth Face Barriers to HIV Prevention and Sexual Health

Young people in the nation's capital are living in the middle of some of the worst structural and systemic inequalities in America. We should be helping them out.

By Chase Alston