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Activism: Positively Negative

Jim Eigo was called back into action against HIV/AIDS.

Published
11 December 2015
From
Poz
Jamaican gay rights activist challenges law against sex between men

Gay rights campaigner and attorney Maurice Tomlinson brings rare legal challenge to the Caribbean island’s anti-sodomy laws.

Published
10 December 2015
From
The Guardian
Department of Heath launches consultation on health charges for 'visitors and migrants' in England

The Department of Health has announced its public consultation on Government proposals to charge visitors and migrants for health services received through the NHS in England.

Published
08 December 2015
From
Migrants' Rights Network
How the Media's Moral Panic Over Chemsex Demonizes Gay Men

The author of this piece was critical of VICE's Chemsex Week on Twitter and his blog Fagburn earlier this week. We invited him to respond in more detail here.

Published
05 December 2015
From
Vice
Israeli army to allow HIV positive recruits

HIV-positive Israelis will be conscripted into the military for the first time, the army said Wednesday, a move welcomed by gay rights groups as an important step against discrimination.

Published
03 December 2015
From
Yahoo News
Medic at Center of Cambodian HIV Outbreak Sentenced to 25 Years

Yem Chrin, the 56-year-old village medic who has been blamed for spreading HIV to more than 270 residents of rural Roka commune in Battambang province, was sentenced to 25 years in prison Thursday morning.

Published
03 December 2015
From
The Cambodia Daily
As people with HIV live longer, life insurance companies see a new market

Now that people with HIV are living longer, thanks to medical and public health advances, life insurers are taking notice. Prudential Financial Inc., one of the nation's largest life insurers, and HIV-AIDS specialist Aequalis, are joining forces to offer "standard plans that are the same as those offered to any other customer."

Published
03 December 2015
From
San Francisco Business Times
How Some Cities Are Helping Drug Offenders Instead of Arresting Them

Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion programs in cities like Seattle primarily help low-level offenders, especially the poor and homeless, avoid jail. The program's use of a "harm-reduction model," where abstinence is markedly absent from the conditions required to receive services, is a central component.

Published
03 December 2015
From
Vice
Watch: Russian TV host announces he is HIV-positive in live broadcast

On Tuesday evening, Pavel Lobkov, a television host for the independent Dozhd channel, announced on air that he had been diagnosed in 2003 as HIV-positive. It is the first time in recent memory that any Russian celebrity, major or minor, has publicly made such an announcement.

Published
03 December 2015
From
Washington Post
Australian survey finds that less than a third of gay men have committed relationships with just one partner

A large survey conducted through gay dating sites and Facebook in Australia has found that previous surveys may have overestimated the proportion of gay men who are

Published
03 December 2015
By
Gus Cairns

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