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The Beautiful Uncertainty of Douglas Crimp

Masha Gessen mourns critic, curator, and art historian Douglas Crimp as a prominent voice in AIDS activism by way of two classic Crimp essays: “How to Have Promiscuity in an Epidemic” and “Mourning and Militancy.”

Published
17 July 2019
From
New Yorker
These Women Are Forgotten HIV Warriors

The legacy of straight women in the early fight against the AIDS epidemic should not be underrated.

Published
15 July 2019
From
HIV Plus
Carrying the Legacy of AIDS Activism Forward

The end of HIV transmission is within reach. But that’s just the beginning of what the movement could accomplish.

Published
20 June 2019
From
Slate
On the Shoulders of Giants: Cecilia Chung

Cecilia Chung's extraordinary HIV and trans advocacy work started in San Francisco's Tenderloin neighborhood -- the same place where a supportive community first helped her come to terms with her own gender identity, as well as her HIV status.

Published
03 June 2019
From
The Body
Generic PrEP to Arrive in September 2020, but Will Big Savings Follow?

Only one company will sell a version of the HIV prevention pill Truvada. When others go to market, prices will likely drop further.

Published
10 May 2019
From
Poz
Gilead Will Donate Truvada to U.S. for H.I.V. Prevention

Officials at the Department of Health and Human Services said the donation came about “as a result of discussions between the Trump administration and Gilead.” Critics said it would not be enough to end the AIDS epidemic and questioned the company’s motives.

Published
10 May 2019
From
The New York Times
Nothing About Us Without Us

This TAGline is all about the importance of community engagement in research to end the epidemics of HIV, HCV, and TB.

Published
03 May 2019
From
TAG
How Activists Uncovered CDC's Ownership of Truvada PrEP Patents

"Nothing for us without us!" When PrEP4All co-founders James Krellenstein and Nick Faust shouted these words at Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Robert Redfield, M.D., at AIDSWatch in Washington, D.C., on April 1, it was like they planned it all along.

Published
25 April 2019
From
The Body
Drag troupe 'The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence' mark 40 years of 'dragtivism'

Four decades since they began in San Francisco, The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence and their campy activism have inspired others, according to member Sister Roma.

Published
23 April 2019
From
NBC News
Gregg Gonsalves Blends Activism and Science

The former Act Up campaigner is now an epidemiologist — and MacArthur grantee — searching for new ways to halt epidemics.

Published
09 April 2019
From
The New York Times
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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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