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PROUD qualitative findings: PrEP’s impact on sexual behaviour

Qualitative data from the PROUD study revealed that pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) is an important added prevention tool to strategies already in place for men in England having

Published
13 November 2018
By
Krishen Samuel
The POZ 100: Celebrating People 50 And Over

The 2018 POZ 100 celebrates people 50 and over with HIV making a difference in the fight against the virus.

Published
12 November 2018
From
POZ
Home Office scraps scheme that used NHS data to track migrants

The Home Office has abandoned a controversial “hostile environment” scheme using NHS data to track down patients believed to be breaching immigration rules. In the face of a legal challenge brought by the Migrants’ Rights Network, a memorandum of understanding between the Department of Health, NHS Digital and the Home Office is being scrapped.

Published
12 November 2018
From
The Guardian
Bohemian Rhapsody: Should pop culture figures bear the burden of identity politics?

Rachel Weatherley argues that the omission of the AIDS crisis turns the new Queen biopic into a work of fiction

Published
10 November 2018
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Varsity
Linking HIV stigma, denial and poor health 

People living with HIV who stigmatise and think negatively about themselves because of their HIV status are less likely to start treatment and reach viral load suppression.

Published
08 November 2018
From
AVERT
'Growing up, it felt like I was too gay to be black and too black to be gay'

"What it's like coming out as a black man when people see it as a 'white thing'" - Phil Samba talks to BBC Radio 5 live about coming out as black and gay in the UK

Published
05 November 2018
From
BBC
Scottish hairdresser who tried to give gay partners HIV loses appeal against life sentence

Daryll Rowe became the first man in the UK to be found guilty of intentionally setting out to spread the virus.

Published
05 November 2018
From
Daily Record
Instagram's Aids memorial: ‘History does not record itself’

The Instagram feed where friends and family post tributes to loved ones who died of Aids-related illnesses has become an extraordinary compendium of lost lives

Published
05 November 2018
From
The Guardian
'Nobody could make me laugh like you': Instagram memories of those lost to Aids

@theaidsmemorial is gathering thousands of tributes from friends and family to loved ones they lost through Aids. Here are some of the most moving – and uplifting – contributions

Published
05 November 2018
From
The Guardian
STEPS V: HIV cure community workshop in Glasgow

STEPS, a community initiative to design the pathway to a long-term remission of HIV infection, has reached its 5th edition in Glasgow. This year the theme of the meeting that was held just before the opening of the HIV Drug Therapy Congress was ‘socio-behavioural science and ethics around HIV cure research’.

Published
01 November 2018
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EATG
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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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