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  • Human rights groups face global crackdown 'not seen in a generation'

    Laws affecting funding, requiring registration and prohibiting protest are among controls that are making it difficult for NGOs and other campaign groups.

    27 August 2015 | The Guardian
  • Strong on the Outside, Safe on the Inside

    A revival of the people living with HIV self-empowerment movement.

    25 August 2015 | Poz
  • Campaigner publishes DIY legal guide to how he won 40 discrimination cases

    An activist who has brought more than 40 legal cases against organisations that discriminated against him has published a new guide to help other disabled people take similar action through the courts.

    24 August 2015 | Disability News Service
  • Interview with HIV denier-turned-science-advocate John Strangis

    John Strangis has an interesting story to tell regarding his experiences with HIV denialism and subsequently, his turn to patient and science activism.

    21 August 2015 | ScienceBlogs
  • ACON: Here for health and HIV for 30 years

    Thirty years ago this week on August 18, ACON was officially set up by our community to fight HIV and AIDS. Reg Domingo speaks to some of the figures who have guided the development of the key community organisation over the last three decades.

    20 August 2015 | Gay News Network
  • Four years with HIV and counting…

    Today marks my fourth anniversary, or annHIVersary if you will, of life with HIV. Those four years have really flown past, so what’s changed? What does the future hold?

    04 August 2015 | Beyond Positive
  • Endorse the UK statement on PrEP access by community organisations working on HIV prevention

    We are calling for earlier access to PrEP. The NHS must speed up its evaluation process and make PrEP available as soon as possible. Interim arrangements should be agreed now to provide PrEP to those at the highest risk of acquiring HIV.

    04 August 2015 | PrEP Access
  • Tribute to Bob Munk: long-time HIV positive US treatment activist and educator

    It was with great sadness that in the week before IAS we learned of the death of Dr Robert Munk, a long-time US activist, friend and colleague.

    21 July 2015 | HIV i-Base
  • 5 HIV Activists Give the 10 Worst Offenses of AHF's Michael Weinstein

    You would think that the largest global HIV/AIDS service organization with the biggest budget a non-profit could ask for would be interested in removing the stigma of HIV and working in unison with people living with the virus. But even a passing glance at AIDS Healthcare Foundation’s record of offenses against the community it claims to serve says otherwise.

    24 June 2015 | HIV Equal
  • Remembering Alan Brotherton

    Everyone at the Alliance is extremely saddened to hear news of the death of our friend and colleague Alan Brotherton yesterday in Sydney, Australia. Alan was a leading HIV, LGBTI health and social justice advocate. He joined the Alliance in 2008 as Senior Advisor: Policy, then later took the position of Senior Advisor: HIV Prevention until he left in 2010.

    16 June 2015 | International HIV/AIDS Alliance
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