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California Governor Is 'Missing The Point' With Veto Of Nation's First Safe Injection Site

The proposed San Francisco facility was meant to keep people safe and alive, not cure their addictions.

Published
12 October 2018
From
Huffington Post
In the ’80s, He Was an AIDS Activist, Today He’s a MacArthur Genius

Watch Gregg Gonsalves explain how his work affects public health, human rights and health inequities.

Published
12 October 2018
From
Poz
HIV Travel: The Global Database on HIV-specific Travel and Residence restrictions is updated

The Global Database on HIV-specific Travel & Residence Restrictions, a useful online tool regarding the cross-border mobility of people living with HIV/AIDS, was recently updated. Thirteen countries have punitive laws affecting stays below 90 days. Forty-nine countries restrict long-term stays of more than 90 days. Laws and practices are unclear in 24 countries, while 143 countries have no restrictions.

Published
12 October 2018
From
EATG
HIV-positive man, 44, who is branded a 'danger to women' after not telling partners he has condition must inform police 24 hours before he has sex

He must contact officers and provide the details of each woman he plans on having sex with so police can warn them about his condition and is banned from inviting any women into his home unless he calls police first.

Published
12 October 2018
From
Daily Mail
Aids activists Gran Fury bring their rage to the UK in new show

The collective’s survey comprises works produced between 1987 and 1995, such as their installation The Pope and the Penis (1990). The New York-based art collective Gran Fury is finally making its debut in the UK, at Auto Italia in London (until 2 December).

Published
09 October 2018
From
The Art Newspaper
A Global Health Evangelist Is Shocked To Hear He's A 'Genius'

Gregg Gonsalves took a wild, meandering path to the Ivory Tower. His route to becoming a professor at Yale started in street protests and spanned the globe. On Thursday he was honored with a prestigious MacArthur Fellowship.

Published
08 October 2018
From
NPR
The Gay Men Who Have Lived for Years With Someone Waiting on Their Death

At the height of the AIDS crisis, a number of Americans confronting HIV sold their life insurance for quick cash. Then lifesaving drugs came along.

Published
08 October 2018
From
The Atlantic
Some gay and bisexual men see PrEP as a 'social problem'

Gay and bisexual men have differing attitudes towards men who are using pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), according to US research published in Sociology of Health & Illness. A

Published
05 October 2018
By
Michael Carter
My court case could see Jamaica follow India and make gay sex legal

Lawyer and LGBTI activist Maurice Tomlinson is waiting for his day in court to strike down Jamaica’s anti-sodomy law

Published
03 October 2018
From
Gay Star News
Gay, Muslim and living with HIV

Shamal Waraich, 34, was born in Manchester and grew up in a religious British-Pakistani household. He was diagnosed with HIV in 2013, and now educates people about what it's like to be gay, Muslim and living with HIV.

Published
03 October 2018
From
BBC News
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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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