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Bad Laws Hindering the Global Response to HIV

Bad Laws Hindering the Global Response to HIV

| July 26, 2012 | 0 Comments

This piece has been re-posted from  Human Rights and HIV/AIDS Now More Than Ever, a partner of HIV Prevention Justice Alliance. By: David Scamell The US immigration rules place restrictions on the ability of sex workers and people who use drugs to enter the country, and have meant that the voices of two key populations [...]

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VIDEO: Sex Worker Activists Disrupt Special Session on US Congress and HIV

VIDEO: Sex Worker Activists Disrupt Special Session on US Congress and HIV

| July 26, 2012 | 0 Comments

July 25, 2012 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Audacia Ray 917-334-8618 [email protected] WASHINGTON, DC – JULY 25: At the International AIDS Conference in Washington, DC on Wednesday, sex workers activists loudly disrupted a special session on the United States Congress and the global AIDS epidemic. Activists rose up from the audience several minutes into the panel, [...]

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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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Gambian Activist Mo’ Barry Takes On Congressional Panel @ AIDS 2012

| July 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

Mohammed (Mo’) Barry takes an impassioned stance in front of a Congressional Panel composed of Senators Coon, Enzi, Frist, & Rubio as the crowd cheers on in support. Watch and listen as Barry tells his story of traveling from Africa, the plight of HIV/AIDS, and need to reauthorize PEPFAR and mitigate poverty. Video Credit: Julie [...]

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HIV/AIDS & Sex Worker Rights Activists Interrupt Congressional Panel Session

HIV/AIDS & Sex Worker Rights Activists Interrupt Congressional Panel Session

| July 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

AIDS & Sex Worker Rights Activists Interrupt Congressional Panel Session Both Applaud & Loudly Protest Panelist’s Responses to PEPFAR, Treatment Access, and HIV Criminalization HIV/AIDS & Sex Worker Rights activists interrupt a session regarding funding global and national HIV/AIDS initiatives with a congressional panel that included Senator Marco Rubio (R-Florida), senator of a state with [...]

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