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Heart toxin reveals new insights into HIV-1 integration in T cell genome

Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-1 may have evolved to integrate its genetic material into certain immune-cell-activating genes in humans, according to new research.

Pioneering HIV Activist Prudence Mabele Passes Away

The South African activist’s passing comes during a time when she felt betrayed by her own organization, Positive Women's Network.

If You're HIV-Positive You Must Take Your Statins

Despite HIV-positive people having a greater chance of heart attacks, guidelines say they aren't qualified to take medication that might prevent them.

Cow antibodies yield important clues for developing a broadly effective AIDS vaccine

The elicitation of powerful, HIV-blocking antibodies in cows in a matter of weeks -- a process that usually takes years in humans -- has now been described by researchers. The unexpected animal model is providing clues for important questions at a moment when new energy has infused HIV vaccine research.

Saliva as good as blood for diagnosing hepatitis E, study suggests

A saliva test nearly matches the performance of a blood test widely used to assess recent or past hepatitis E virus (HEV) infection, a new study reports.

HIV Will Be Excluded From the Freddie Mercury Biopic

Queen announces there will be a Freddie Mercury biopic, but it’s going to exclude the frontman’s HIV journey.

Philippines May Have Wider Access to PrEP Soon

A new study in the Philippines is underway that will hopefully give the country much-needed access to HIV prevention.

Here! TV Premieres a Mess

What does it mean to be HIV- positive in gay America today? Mess explores that, and other questions.

Revisiting The Most Influential Gay Porn Film Ever Made

The annual Folsom Street Fair in San Francisco is noted for its unbridled embrace of every kinky star in our sexual constellation. Even the fearless leather community that founded the event can sometimes appear tame amidst the outlandish costumes and clothing -- and lack thereof -- on display along the city's tilted streets. Read more...

Ugandan Coffee Farmer Has Fought HIV Stigma Since 2000

Meet Mrs. Mariariza Nadunga, Mt. Elgon's sex education expert and badass coffee farmer who is helping poz people get treated without fear.

Batman's Real Life Son Died of AIDS Complications

The documentary Batman and Bill uncovers the hidden life and death of Fred Finger. You need to grab the tissues for this one.

Plus Issue 120 Sept/Oct 2017: Kamaro Brown

MTV The Real World star Karamo Brown took a few years out of the limelight, but he's now back with three TV series, a movie, and a very important new mission. His new organization, 6in10, is meant to battle the stigma and miseducation around black gay and bi men and HIV transmission. Show More Summary

Miss South Africa Wore Gloves While Playing With HIV-Positive Kids

The reigning beauty queen insists that it was because of hygiene purposes, but Twitter doesn't think so.

Dating Apps Unleash New Era of Syphilis

Syphilis infection rates recently hit the highest peak in 20 years, and the rise of infection can be linked to dating apps.

Youth Camp for Kids with HIV Celebrates Its 25th Anniversary

Over the past quarter-century, Camp Heartland has served approximately 12,000 kids living with or affected by HIV.

Can HIV Kill Leukemia?

Living drug gene therapy is on the cusp of FDA approval, and it's using HIV as treatment.

Long-Term Survivors to Lead Discussion at Community Forum

San Francisco will be hosting a community forum lead by long-term survivors for long-term survivors and the issues they face every day.

"Kill the Bill, Don't Kill Us!": On Capitol Hill and at Home, PWN Members and Allies Take Action to Stop Trumpcare

This Monday, July 10, four PWN-USA members as well as a number of allies joined over 100 other constituents from 21 states in descending on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., with a very clear, explicit message for their members of Congress: "Kill the bill, don't kill us!" Read more...

Calling Out Privilege in the HIV and LGBTQ Movement Is Not Blasphemy

Difficult discussions and thick skins are necessary as we navigate these perilous times.

Is it Time to Redefine HIV?

Is it time to let go HIV's lingering plague status and reclassify HIV as a common treatable virus

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