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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.

Conversations on HIV-Related Stigma and Curing HCV Coinfection Img

Conversations on HIV-Related Stigma and Curing HCV Coinfection

HIV.gov shares their conversations with several presenters and participants at USCA 2017 about HIV-related stigma and curing hepatitis C coinfection among people living with HIV.

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.

$1 Million in Funding to Help HIV Organizations Impacted by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma Announced at USCA Img

$1 Million in Funding to Help HIV Organizations Impacted by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma Announced at USCA

Donated by Gilead Sciences, the $1 million fund to help HIV organizations impacted by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma was announced at the opening of the 21st annual U.S. Conference on AIDS in Washington, D.C.

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What Are the Common HIV Transmission Pathways Among Trans Women?

Many trans women living with HIV may contract the virus because they or their sexual partners are intravenous drug users (IDU), finds a new study.

Trust Gay Men: IPERGAY Finds Zero New Infections, Even With Infrequent Sex Img

Trust Gay Men: IPERGAY Finds Zero New Infections, Even With Infrequent Sex

It turns out that you can trust gay men at high risk for HIV to take care of their health -- even if they have to remember to take an HIV prevention pill before sex.

Mosaic Antigens and Mountaineering Metaphors: Climbing Toward the Next HIV Vaccine Efficacy Trial Img

Mosaic Antigens and Mountaineering Metaphors: Climbing Toward the Next HIV Vaccine Efficacy Trial

Janssen Vaccines and Prevention B.V. is now rapidly advancing an experimental prime-boost HIV vaccine regimen, with plans announced to launch a large-scale "proof of concept" efficacy trial in women in late 2017/early 2018.

Dolutegravir Outperforms Lopinavir/Ritonavir Second-Line: Interim Results From the DAWNING Study Img

Dolutegravir Outperforms Lopinavir/Ritonavir Second-Line: Interim Results From the DAWNING Study

Dolutegravir (DTG) was superior to lopinavir/ritonavir (LPV/r) in a comparison of DTG-based regimen versus the WHO-recommended second-line regimen.

PrEP Updates From the 9th International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Science Img

PrEP Updates From the 9th International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Science

Brief IAS 2017 summaries of ongoing research on pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), evaluating its long-term effectiveness and safety, patient experiences, and alternative dosing schedules, such as an on-demand regimen.

MK-8591: Further Compelling Early Results for Both Treatment and Prevention Img

MK-8591: Further Compelling Early Results for Both Treatment and Prevention

Two interesting early studies on the investigational NRTI MK-8591 (EFdA) were presented at IAS 2017. This compound is notable for a very high potency, a long-half life and the potential for use both as HIV treatment and for HIV prevention.