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The New Bathhouse Vending Machines That Offer Home HIV Tests

FLEX Spas and AHF team up to enables instant access to HIV testing for patrons. Contributor: Katie Peoples read more

Sneak Peek: Star of The Normal Heart, Matt Bomer, joins American Horror Story

The actor who so wowed us with his role as an HIV-positive gay man in The Normal Heart joins Ryan Murphy’s American Horror Story: Freak Show. read more

HHS awards $2.2 billion in grants for HIV/AIDS care and medications

Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell announced today that more than $2.2 billion in grants was awarded in fiscal year (FY) 2014 to cities, states and local community-based organizations, funded through the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program. This funding will ensure that more than half a million people living with and affected by HIV...

5 Steps to stay covered through the Marketplace in 2015

Did you know that if you bought a health insurance plan through the Health Insurance Marketplace in 2014, you can renew your current plan or enroll in a different plan for 2015? There may be new, more affordable health care plans available to you that weren’t an option last year, or you may find another...

PrEPline Provides Clinicians with Advice on New HIV Prevention Tool

A new telephone consultation service was launched earlier this month to provide free, expert advice to clinicians across the United States about pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), an important new HIV prevention tool. PrEP involves taking a daily pill containing two antiretroviral drugs as a way for HIV uninfected persons to prevent HIV infection. The Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis...

Our Voices Matter: Why I am Running for Office

My campaign is about showing people that living with HIV in 2014 is not a death sentence. It is not something I am ashamed of, nor something I will back away from. It is part of who I am, and part of the unique life experience that makes me who I am — and makes me qualified to represent the whole community. read more

Then, a Year

Here is a story for you. In the spring of 2012, he walked the Appalachian Trail. He got on a train in Penn Station, took it to the last stop then started walking. My friend didn't bring a coat. He didn't bring any money, or food or buy a return ticket. This was going to be it -- the end, that final disappointment, as Peggy Lee would bemoan. Read more...

Myth or Truth: Is Everyone Who Wants PrEP Already on It?

Today we examine whether the demand for PrEP has already been satisfied. Contributor: Katie Peoples read more

HOPWA’s first month on Twitter!

Who are we? The Office of HIV/AIDS Housing (OHH)  is a small, six-person office in the U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development. We are responsible for administering a program called “Housing Opportunities for Persons With AIDS” (HOPWA), the only Federal program dedicated to addressing the supportive housing needs of people living with HIV/AIDS and their...

WATCH: Famed Researcher Talks About PrEP, Trans Women, and Funding

This short interview highlights the importance of trans women in HIV research. Contributor: Katie Peoples read more

My Hep Story

When people think of my medical conditions there tends to be a pecking order… HIV gets top-billing, then hemophilia (raise your voices, my fellow thinbloods!)… and at the end of the line is poor ol’ hepatitis. Hep allowed me to share my story about how hepatitis has affected my life on their Hep Stories page. […]

PHOTOS: Men Get Half Naked on Twitter to Raise Awareness With #Pants2HIV

Men all over the U.K. are dropping trow thanks to a social media campaign that encourages nakedness on Twitter. read more

Gender-Based Violence is a Leading Cause of HIV in Women

Disagree if you will, but once you see what risk factors lead a woman or girl to HIV, it's hard to argue against my thesis: gender-based violence is the number one precursor to a woman being infected with HIV. read more

#TBT: Hey, Remember When AIDS Was A Mysterious "Gay" Cancer?

This news clip from 1982 shows just how far we’ve come. Contributor: Katie Peoples read more

University at Buffalo Receives Grants to Continue HIV Research

The University at Buffalo has received grants from the National Institutes of Health to continue HIV and AIDS drug development and research. Contributor: Jorge Rodriguez... read more

WATCH: HRC Supports #PreP Support, AHF Doesn't, and #Pants2HIV Takes on U.K.

HRC Endorses PrEP and GMFA encourages nakedness on Twitter using #Pants2HIV hashtag. read more

Children Living with HIV May Have Improved Treatment Options Thanks to New Licensing Agreement

The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) applauds the new licensing agreement between the Medicines Patent Pool (MPP) and Gilead Sciences, Inc. to improve access to tenofovir alafenamide fumarate (TAF), a promising new HIV medication. Show More Summary

Human Rights Campaign endorses PrEP

The country's largest LGBT rights organization calls for expansion of access to the drug. Contributor: Katie Peoples read more

Myth or Truth: Can We Give Up Condoms?

Today's myth or truth: Does PrEP mean we can dispense with condoms? Contributor: Katie Peoples read more

Will the Seattle Case Represent a Sea Change in HIV Criminalization Laws?

In a majority of U.S. states, sex while HIV-positive can result in felony charges, regardless of condom use, type of sex, or viral load. read more

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