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Achieving HIV Targets through Human Rights Instruments

This post presents an overview of the human rights political mechanisms and expert bodies available to activists at the Human Rights Council, as well as resources for how they can be utilized.

Published
20 November 2017
From
MSMGF
Harm Reduction Beyond Numbers

How cultural attitudes, the political environment, and donor expectations shape harm reduction – and how they can divert it from its original mission as a movement.

Published
20 November 2017
From
Drug Reporter
This year's 30 charity leaders on social media: be bold to succeed

This year’s top 30 charity leaders on social media have been named, together with the winners in each of the six award categories. The annual social CEOs awards aim to encourage even more leaders to excel online, and this year’s winners, announced on 16 November at an event hosted by JustGiving, demonstrate that those willing to take risks will gain traction – even without a large budget. The top 30 are not ranked, but the overall winner is Matthew Hodson, executive director of NAM.

Published
17 November 2017
From
The Guardian
European Cure Review concentrates on HIV therapeutic vaccines

A cure for HIV would almost inevitably have to involve a vaccine to improve the body’s natural ability to control HIV, a seminar on European HIV cure

Published
16 November 2017
By
Gus Cairns
POZ Founder Sean Strub Wins Election for Mayor of Milford, Penn.

Elsewhere, voters expand Medicaid and elect transgender women and a criminalization reformer.

Published
09 November 2017
From
Poz
‘BPM (Beats Per Minute)’ is the Sexiest Damn Film of 2017. Period.

Director Robin Campillo never allows us to forget that the young men (and women!) who populate this activism group are every bit as interested in dancing and getting laid as in making a statement. And, come to think of it, his characters’ connection to their sexual humanity during a time when touching a person with HIV was abhorrent is a heady statement in and of itself.

Published
07 November 2017
From
My Fabulous Disease
U=U taking off in 2017

U=U is a simple but hugely important campaign based on a solid foundation of scientific evidence. The clarity of the message will make it easier to promote the undeniable benefits of treatment.

Published
02 November 2017
From
The Lancet HIV
U=U Unites with ITPC to Improve the Lives of People Living with HIV

The International Treatment Preparedness Coalition (ITPC) and Prevention Access Campaign (PAC) announced today a groundbreaking partnership that will amplify the Undetectable=Untransmittable (U=U) message among communities of people living with HIV worldwide.

Published
02 November 2017
From
International Treatment Preparedness Coalition
Larry Kramer ‘Did Not Set Out to Be an Activist At All’

Currently working on The American People: Volume 2, the founder of ACT UP and the Gay Men's Health Crisis talks about his legacy and Theatre Rhino's production of The Normal Heart.

Published
01 November 2017
From
SF Weekly
Why AIDS Film “BPM” Has So Many Love Scenes—and So Much Dancing

The film’s director and stars also discuss how ACT UP Paris differed from U.S. activism and what young viewers find exciting about “BPM.”

Published
30 October 2017
From
Poz
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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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