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HIV and PrEP Stigma Affect LGBT Health Care

HIV/AIDS | By Ryan Meyer, National Coalition for LGBT Health | May 22
Together, stigma and the lack of cultural competence training for healthcare providers contribute to serious health disparities for LGBT individuals.

HIV/AIDS Activists Meet with Clinton

AIDS | By Michael d'Oliveira | May 21
On May 12, a coalition of 20 other HIV/AIDS activists in a meeting with former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton at her Brooklyn campaign headquarters.

New Studies Look at PrEP for Trans People

NEWS | By Liz Highleyman | May 7
The California HIV/AIDS Research Program has announced that it has funded three new demonstration projects - including two in the Bay Area - to learn more about PrEP for transgender women and men.

In California, Startup Delivers PrEP to Your Door

AIDS | By Liz Highleyman | Apr 16
California residents can now get PrEP delivered to their door via Nurx, a web-based app that also provides birth control.

PrEP Failure Case Shocks at Confab

AIDS | By Liz Highleyman | Mar 5
PrEP dominated the news at the Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections last week in Boston, including the report of a rare failure to prevent HIV in a man taking daily Truvada.

Study Finds Anti-AIDS Vaginal Ring Partially Protects Women

SCIENCE | By Lauran Neergaard | Feb 23
In a new approach to HIV prevention, women modestly reduced their risk of infection by inserting a vaginal ring coated with an anti-AIDS drug once a month, according to two long-awaited studies from Africa.

Federal Budget Sustains HIV Funding, Requests More for PrEP

AIDS | By Liz Highleyman | Feb 20
Funding for domestic HIV services saw a modest increase in President Barack Obama's proposed budget for fiscal year 2017 - including a $20 million allocation for a new PrEP pilot program. Critics want more.

Love & Lust 2016: Two Years Later, the Bill Gates-Funded Condoms of the Future Are Stalled

NATIONAL | By Jeff Taylor | Feb 7
The Gates Foundation recognized the need for a better condom and in 2013 announced a handful of grant recipients. Yet innovation seems to have stalled, and so far it appears little headway is being made.

Homelessness and HIV/AIDS

AIDS | By Jeff Taylor | Jan 23
Homelessness and HIV/AIDS are two of the biggest issues facing the LGBT community. When the two exist in tandem, the challenges that each condition presents become exasperated.

HIV-Positive Man Gets Years in Prison for Unprotected Sex

AIDS | Dec 24
An HIV-positive Pennsylvania man was sentenced to 33 to 66 months in prison for having unprotected sex with three women he didn't tell about his condition.

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