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A Chat With Jim Pickett as the First HIV Research for Prevention (HIV R4P) Conference Looms Img

A Chat With Jim Pickett as the First HIV Research for Prevention (HIV R4P) Conference Looms

The biennial microbicide conference and the annual vaccine conference are coming together and sharing space for a unified conference on new prevention technologies.

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The Viral Divide and the HIV Prevention Landscape

Inside the "viral divide," an invisible chasm between those who are HIV negative and those who are HIV positive are concerns about priorities, resources, sexuality and what it means to be a community, explains Rodriguez.

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What if There Was a Cruising Zone at the International AIDS Conference?

Cyd Nova, a trans activist who attended the 20th International AIDS Conference, imagines a venue that was more sex-positive and just plain sexy.

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AIDS Will Only End When ...

Housing Works reports about what is necessary to end the HIV epidemic as seen through the images of voices from people at the International AIDS Conference in Melbourne.

AIDS 2014 Video Blog #2: Criminals and Mannequins, Both Fighting HIV Stigma Img

AIDS 2014 Video Blog #2: Criminals and Mannequins, Both Fighting HIV Stigma

In Mark S. King's second video blog from AIDS 2014, he takes us inside a pre-conference event focused on HIV discrimination, hits the streets of Melbourne to offer a taste of how the conference is affecting the city, and gives us a sneak peek at what...

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Women's Rights Important to Preventing Child HIV Infections

Bloomberg Businessweek: Wives Hide HIV as Stigma Undermines Progress on AIDS

"... Protecting young mothers will be critical if the world is to meet a U.N. target of eliminating new HIV infections among children by 2015. At an international AIDS meet...

Why PrEP Is Essential to Safeguard Black and Hispanic MSM and Transgender Women: A Blog Entry by L. Jeannine Bookhardt-Murray, M.D. Img

Why PrEP Is Essential to Safeguard Black and Hispanic MSM and Transgender Women: A Blog Entry by L. Jeannine Bookhardt-Murray, M.D.

We are failing our young, black and Hispanic men who have sex with men (MSM) and transgender women. Each year in the U.S., we see nearly 50,000 new HIV infections. New York City remains the epicenter of the country's epidemic. Black MSM and black wom...

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The Future of HIV Prevention, Treatment and Care

TheBodyPRO.com recently interviewed longtime activist Mark Harrington, the executive director of Treatment Action Group. Harrington talks about the ramifications of the PARTNER study results, as well as what to expect from HIV treatment and care in t...

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Forgotten Negatives: The Limits of Treatment as Prevention

There is no shortage of depressing statistics when it comes to HIV prevention in the United States: 50,000 new HIV infections annually; a 12% increase in new infections among gay and bisexual men and transgender women between 2008 and 2010; an estima...

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5 ID/HIV Things to Be Grateful for This Holiday Season

I was speaking with a British colleague the other day, and she was remarking how jealous she was that we get a Thanksgiving holiday each year. Starting with a long whine (or moan, as they would say) about the pressures, commercialization, cost, and r...