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US: Orgs Appeal Ruling Denying HIV Positive Man Asylum

Eight LGBT, immigration and HIV activist groups have come together to plead for the U.S. to not deport a gay, HIV positive Mexican man back to his home country.

Published
13 June 2014
From
Edge Boston
Kenya: Is integrated methadone and HIV care possible?

In Kenya, people who inject drugs have a constant daily battle with poverty and addiction. From waking to sleeping, they need to get money to live. This battle takes time. Their HIV care has to come second to the immediate need to survive. People who inject drugs say that lack of time is the main reason they do not access HIV care.

Published
13 June 2014
From
International HIV/AIDS Alliance
Uganda’s LGBTI Activist and Doctor, Paul Semugoma Awarded 2014 Elizabeth Taylor Human Rights Award

The Elizabeth Taylor Human Rights Award recognizes the efforts of individuals who have achieved major breakthroughs or shown exceptional courage and leadership in their efforts to advocate for human rights in the field of HIV.

Published
13 June 2014
From
Denis Nzioka (blog)
PrEP users say it provides an 'extra layer of protection' and 'peace of mind'

American gay men who have chosen to take pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) are aware of their own risk of being exposed to HIV and see PrEP as providing

Published
12 June 2014
By
Roger Pebody
Needle exchange, methadone programs in Malaysia save money, protect public health, World Bank-funded report finds

When more than two-thirds of the people who have been diagnosed with HIV in a country are people who inject drugs, some of the measures to prevent new infections may seem obvious, but in Malaysia, that didn’t make them easy. Now a mathematical analysis of the benefits of the country’s harm reduction approach to preventing HIV transmission among its hardest hit population has proved the effort has saved money and protected public health.

Published
11 June 2014
From
Science Speaks
Homophobia in Russia Is Taking a Kafkaesque Turn

LGBT organizations declared foreign agents in one fell swoop, gays being blacklisted by banks, employers, and landlords—welcome to the new reality of being LGBT under Putin.

Published
10 June 2014
From
Daily Beast
‘Test’ Review: Dance Drama Ponders Survival in the Early Days of AIDS

This lovely and contemplative film examines the impact of the then-new HIV test on dancers in San Francisco in the mid-1980s.

Published
06 June 2014
From
The Wrap
Condomless Sex and Gay Men

Perhaps the alarming reaction to PrEP is not surprising. Our culture has always had harsh words for gay men, women, or anyone who wasn’t a heterosexual man who exhibited and acted upon strong sexual appetites outside of traditional marriage.

Published
06 June 2014
From
Psychology Today
Three-quarters of women interviewed in Kenya's highest prevalence province say they prefer circumcised partners

Women in Kenya generally have a good understanding of the partial protection against infection with HIV provided to men by male circumcision, investigators report in PLOS ONE.

Published
06 June 2014
By
Michael Carter
Marriage a Barrier to ARV treatment for Swazi Women (part two of a series on Option B+)

This is the second in a three-part series of about women and Option B+ in Africa. "Although Swazi women have better health-seeking behaviour than men, they find it hard to deal with HIV because of socio-cultural barriers, says the study. Many HIV positive married women live in a dilemma between obeying their husbands or following the advice of the health workers."

Published
05 June 2014
From
IPS

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