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  • 'Stigma does not go away': Mumbai’s dedicated LGBT health clinic

    After reports of transgender people being refused treatment, a new centre offers specialised services – and respite from discrimination

    24 April 2019 | The Guardian
  • Study uncovers why bisexual Australians suffer poorer mental health

    The world’s largest study of bisexual people to date, led by La Trobe University in Melbourne, has examined why bisexual Australians experience higher rates of psychological distress than their heterosexual and homosexual peers.

    23 April 2019 | Q News
  • Arizona Repeals “No Promo Homo” Law That Hindered HIV Education

    The anti-LGBT law barred students from getting medically accurate information about safe sex.

    16 April 2019 | Poz
  • The Unfinished Business of HIV: 2018 Annual Report

    Over the last year we witnessed monumental social change worldwide.

    05 April 2019 | MPact Global Action for Gay Men’s Health and Rights
  • Only six percent of people at highest risk for HIV are vaccinated against HPV, survey suggests

    Just six percent of people at the highest risk for HIV infection are vaccinated against HPV, a new study suggests - putting them in greater danger of contracting either disease and of developing cancer.

    03 April 2019 | Daily Mail
  • HIV hitting Latino men in California at an alarming rate

    “One in four Latino men in the Valley in 2020 who have sex with men will test positive for HIV in their lifetimes,” said Oscar Lopez, vice president of policy, advocacy, education and communication for the Valley AIDS Council. Lopez just returned from the 2019 NHPC Hispanic/Latin MSM and Trans Latina Meeting with the CDC in Atlanta. Latino leaders met to discuss a plan of action in response to staggering numbers released in October by the CDC.

    01 April 2019 | The Monitor
  • Arizona sued over 'No Promo Homo' school sex-ed curriculum

    Two gay-rights organizations are suing Arizona over its so-called "No Promo Homo" law, which bans public district and charter school HIV/AIDS instruction that "promotes a homosexual lifestyle."

    29 March 2019 | AZ Central
  • On the legacy of AIDS — trauma and shame get in the way of HIV prevention

    The generational divide that erupted in San Francisco during this forum about pre-exposure prophylaxis motivated me to study how men of different generations think about sex, health and PrEP. It also motivated me to get on PrEP — a decision that changed my life.

    29 March 2019 | San Francisco Chronicle
  • My PrEP Story: Phil (part 3)

    There is not enough research specifically on black queer men and what the motivations and barriers are for us accessing or not accessing PrEP. Charlie Witzel, a research fellow from London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine lead a new study on this to find out how to design specifically targeted programs and services that help black queer men to take PrEP

    27 March 2019 | Prepster
  • Young Black Men at Risk for HIV Underestimate Threat

    A study that started out looking at HIV risk behaviors and substance use turned into an opportunity for researchers to examine what it would take for young black men who have sex with men to try pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) and stay on it.

    12 March 2019 | Medscape (requires free registration)
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Community Consensus Statement on Access to HIV Treatment and its Use for Prevention

Together, we can make it happen

We can end HIV soon if people have equal access to HIV drugs as treatment and as PrEP, and have free choice over whether to take them.

Launched today, the Community Consensus Statement is a basic set of principles aimed at making sure that happens.

The Community Consensus Statement is a joint initiative of AVAC, EATG, MSMGF, GNP+, HIV i-Base, the International HIV/AIDS Alliance, ITPC and NAM/aidsmap
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