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Stephen Lewis: Calling HIV-related Stigma What It Is: Racism, Classism, Misogyny

| August 2, 2012 | 0 Comments

Stephen Lewis, Co-Director of AIDS-Free World — never one to mince words –delivered the first Robert Carr Memorial Lecture at the XIX International AIDS Conference. An excerpt is below, and I encourage everyone to read the full text. But I also ask – even as Lewis eloquently shines the spotlight on racism, classism and misogyny, [...]

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Video: We Can End AIDS! Massive marches converge for creative action at White House

Video: We Can End AIDS! Massive marches converge for creative action at White House

| July 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

Thanks to Suzy Subways for this video from the historic We Can End AIDS mobilization! It starts with the Human Rights and Harm Reduction march, documents some of the speakers at the White House, and ends with the activists using red ribbons to tie the tools to end AIDS to the White House fence. On July [...]

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VICTORY!   CDC (quietly) releases “per-act probability of acquiring HIV, by exposure act.”

VICTORY! CDC (quietly) releases “per-act probability of acquiring HIV, by exposure act.”

| July 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

For years ,the HIV community has been asking CDC to put up clear data showing that different acts have very different risks of HIV transmission. And at last, CDC has quietly slipped a extensively-footnoted chart onto their “HIV and the Law’ section of their website that does just that. Estimated Per-Act Probability of Acquiring HIV [...]

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Nothing About Us Without Us!

Nothing About Us Without Us!

| July 22, 2012 | 0 Comments

After a successful disruption by dozens of sex workers, drug users and allies of the opening press conference of AIDS 2012, Allan Clear of the Harm Reduction Coalition stuck around to drive home the impact of the entry ban to Elly Katabura, the president of the International AIDS Society.

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HIV i-Base/Treatment Action Group 2012 Pipeline Report Reveals Deep Gaps between Scientific Promise and Program Delivery

HIV i-Base/Treatment Action Group 2012 Pipeline Report Reveals Deep Gaps between Scientific Promise and Program Delivery

| July 21, 2012 | 0 Comments

  HIV i-Base/Treatment Action Group 2012 Pipeline Report Reveals Deep Gaps between Scientific Promise and Program Delivery – Recent Advances in Biomedical HIV, Hepatitis C Virus (HCV), and Tuberculosis (TB) Prevention and Treatment Are Not Reaching Those Who Need Them Most – – Political Leaders Continue to Break Domestic, Global Health Commitments – WASHINGTON, D.C., July [...]

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