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DACA protesters in front of White House

DACA, Immigrant Rights and the 'Larger Compassion' of the HIV Community

"I remember when it was illegal to be a practicing homosexual," recalled Richard Zaldivar at the 2017 USCA. "DACA is not an immigrant issue. DACA and the Dreamers are an American issue. Just like gay rights, just like the battle for HIV and AIDS."...

Conversations With Federal HIV Leaders From the 2017 U.S. Conference on AIDS Img

Conversations With Federal HIV Leaders From the 2017 U.S. Conference on AIDS

NIH director Anthony Fauci, M.D., discusses opportunities and challenges in ending the HIV pandemic, and CDC and Ryan White program officials have a conversation highlighting some of the points they shared during the plenary session.

Activist Carmarion Anderson, NMAC director Paul Kawata, and activists Octavia Lewis, Bre Campbell, and Francesca Schumann

USCA Plenary Halted by Trans Activists

Five trans protesters disrupted a plenary session at the U.S. Conference on AIDS to share their deeply personal stories about fighting for acceptance within the HIV community.

New York represents! Serge Jean, Matthew Fuentes (from Senator Schumer's office), Charles Sanchez, Lillibeth Gonzalez, Damon L. Jacobs, Carlos Maldonado and Adeola Adesina (from Senator Schumer's office) (Credit: Lillibeth Gonzalez)

Up Close and Personal at USCA: A Day of Action

As HIV advocates descend on Washington, D.C., for a major community meeting, Charles Sanchez provides a first-hand view of the events that are unfolding -- and some of the people at their center.

ACA's Medicaid Expansion Significantly Increased Coverage and Clinical Outcomes for People With HIV Img

ACA's Medicaid Expansion Significantly Increased Coverage and Clinical Outcomes for People With HIV

Due to the impact of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), in just two years the proportion of people living with HIV in care covered by Medicaid increased from 36% to 42% and the proportion that were uninsured fell from 18% to 14%.

U.S. Travel Ban Would Be Detrimental to Scientific Research Img

U.S. Travel Ban Would Be Detrimental to Scientific Research

"Infectious disease -- HIV, Ebola, Zika -- does not know borders," says Wendy Armstrong, M.D., chair of the HIV Medicine Association (HIVMA) board of directors.

Governmental Bodies Must Become More Flexible in Promoting HIV Prevention Img

Governmental Bodies Must Become More Flexible in Promoting HIV Prevention

"The line between government interests and community interests is completely fuzzy in the HIV universe," says Demetre Daskalakis, M.D., M.P.H.

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What's Your Message to the Trump Administration About the Fight Against HIV?

We asked care providers, researchers and community leaders what their message to the Trump administration would be regarding the fight against HIV.

Treatment Action Group Lauds Launch of NYC Sexual Health Clinics as Hubs of Comprehensive HIV Prevention and Care Img

Treatment Action Group Lauds Launch of NYC Sexual Health Clinics as Hubs of Comprehensive HIV Prevention and Care

Amid growing concerns about federal government commitments to the HIV response, the New York City Department of Health is expanding the city's sexual health clinics as hubs of HIV prevention, care and treatment.

Video and Written Reports for 'Beyond Blame: Challenging HIV Criminalization' at AIDS 2016 Now Available Img

Video and Written Reports for 'Beyond Blame: Challenging HIV Criminalization' at AIDS 2016 Now Available

A full-day pre-conference meeting preceding the 21st International AIDS Conference discussed progress on the global effort to combat the unjust use of criminal laws against people living with HIV.