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  • AIDS Activists Protest Price Gauging of Meds by Hedge Funds

    Martin Shkreli is a parasitic turd for jacking up the price of a lifesaving med, so we brought him some kitty litter, said activists.

    03 October 2015 | Poz magazine news
  • Women Know Best Report

    A new report which addresses the wide range of issues which specifically affect women living with HIV and looks at some of the best way to address them.

    24 September 2015 | Positively UK
  • Britain Is To Have Its First Radio Show About HIV And It’s Called “HIV Happy Hour”

    Next week, Britain will hear the pilot episode of a new weekly programme all about the virus, and it’s called HIV Happy Hour. BuzzFeed News talks to its inspiring host.

    24 September 2015 | BuzzFeed
  • Activists shout out for PrEP in Melbourne

    Frustrated HIV prevention activists have targeted the streets of Melbourne with an abrupt and controversial grassroots campaign designed to urgently reactivate conversation about medication designed to stop the spread of the virus. “YOU CAN FUCK RAW,” say the posters, seen today in Melbourne’s CBD. “PrEP WORKS – NO MORE HIV.”

    18 September 2015 | Same Same
  • Why Transgender Women Chanted ‘We Are Not Gay Men!’ At An AIDS Conference

    Last week, the U.S. Conference on AIDS (USCA) was temporarily taken over by a group of #TransLivesMatter activists. Led by the fierce trans Latina activist Bamby Salcedo, the group held the stage for nearly 20 minutes to demand that transgender people receive the consideration they deserve in HIV policy and outreach.

    18 September 2015 | Think Progress
  • Gregg Gonsalves: It’s not just the germs

    Veteran AIDS activist Gregg Gonsalves wants to change the way you think about illness.

    15 September 2015 | Yale Alumni Magazine
  • 10 Big Issues Discussed at the United States Conference on AIDS

    Over the weekend, thousands of HIV/AIDS advocates met up in Washington, DC, for this year’s United States Conference on AIDS (USCA). As a wrap-up, POZ compiled some social media highlights from USCA that drill down into the top 10 issues we noticed permeating the conference.

    15 September 2015 | Poz
  • We’re in an HIV prevention revolution. Where is the excitement?

    We’re in the midst of an HIV prevention revolution. So where is the excitement, especially in communities hardest hit by HIV?

    11 September 2015 | CATIE
  • Young People Lead On HIV Response in Burundi

    Around the world many young people remain unaware of their HIV status, which is the second biggest cause of adolescent deaths. But in Burundi, young people are leading the way to address this issue.

    04 September 2015 |
  • How to Survive a Footnote: AIDS activism in the "after" years

    Emily Bass on how the complex history of HIV activism jeopardises the inclusion of HIV into mainstream black and gay activism. "We need to understand and address the epidemic of amnesia that’s taken place alongside the viral rampage of HIV. The victories the AIDS-activist movement has secured have always come at a time and at a price that has made them difficult to celebrate."

    01 September 2015 | N+1 Magazaine
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