FLEX Spas and AHF team up to enables instant access to HIV testing for patrons. Contributor: Katie Peoples read more
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
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...
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...
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...
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
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...
Today we examine whether the demand for PrEP has already been satisfied. Contributor: Katie Peoples read more
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...
This short interview highlights the importance of trans women in HIV research. Contributor: Katie Peoples read more
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. […]
Men all over the U.K. are dropping trow thanks to a social media campaign that encourages nakedness on Twitter. read more
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
This news clip from 1982 shows just how far we’ve come. Contributor: Katie Peoples read more
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
HRC Endorses PrEP and GMFA encourages nakedness on Twitter using #Pants2HIV hashtag. read more
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
The country's largest LGBT rights organization calls for expansion of access to the drug. Contributor: Katie Peoples read more
Today's myth or truth: Does PrEP mean we can dispense with condoms? Contributor: Katie Peoples read more
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