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  • Prudence Mabele, leading HIV activist, dies

    South Africa's leading advocate for people living with HIV and Aids and a respected gender activist, Prudence Nobantu Mabele, has died from pneumonia at the age of 46.

    13 July 2017 | eNCA
  • Trump taps Georgia health director to lead CDC

    Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price announced the selection of Brenda Fitzgerald, an obstetrician-gynecologist who is commissioner of the Georgia Department of Public Health , to direct the $12.1 billion Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta.

    10 July 2017 | Science
  • Gay Black Men Confront Crystal Meth

    After experiencing the death of a friend who became addicted to crystal meth, Micheal Rice, a US film maker started asking gay black meth users -- many of whom inject the drug in addition to smoking it from a glass pipe -- whether they'd be willing to talk about their experiences on camera. That led to parTy boi, a raw and heartbreaking documentary Rice has made in which New York City gay black men talk (sometimes incoherently) about both using and dealing meth, sometimes while doing those things.

    06 July 2017 | The Body
  • Why I Resigned From the President's Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS

    The Trump administration threatens everything PACHA stands for.

    30 June 2017 | Self
  • Charlie Sheen sued again for allegedly exposing ex to HIV

    Charlie Sheen is being sued again by an ex who claims the “Two and a Half Men” star lied about his HIV.

    26 June 2017 | New York Daily News
  • 120 Beats per Minute review – passionate and defiant account of 80s Aids activism

    Cannes Film Festival: Robin Campillo commemorates the legacy of direct-action group ACT UP with a movie that is tragic, urgent and full of cinematic life.

    24 May 2017 | The Guardian
  • Philadelphia HIV Activist Paul Yabor Dies at 55

    Paul Yabor, an HIV activist who spent much of his time helping injection drug users and advocating safe spaces for that community, passed away last week in Philadephia. He was 55.

    24 May 2017 | The Body
  • Twilight of a Difficult Man: Larry Kramer and the Birth of AIDS Activism

    Larry Kramer — writer, advocate, “loudmouth” — helped define AIDS activism and gay life. He ruffled some feathers along the way.

    22 May 2017 | New York Times
  • Trump nominates Mark Green as USAID administrator

    Donald Trump announced his intent to nominate Mark Green, a former U.S. ambassador to Tanzania and president of the International Republican Institute, to be the next administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development Wednesday.

    12 May 2017 | Devex
  • HIV blood disaster: UK families search for the truth

    Jason Evans says his father was killed by contaminated blood that the government "knew was dangerous". In what is understood to be the first case of its kind, Jason is taking legal action against the government for its role in his father's death. More than 2,000 people – mostly haemophiliacs – have died after being infected with HIV and hepatitis C through blood treatments in the 1980s.

    10 May 2017 | BBC
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