America First

"He tried to erase me in one fell swoop. Make my existence not even worthy of a footnote or postscript." These are the words I wanted to scream as I searched the White House page on Friday, January 20, 2017 after hearing the refrain, "America First" but thought but he must not mean Americans, at least none like me or my friends. He said, "America First" but the strategy that attempts to prevent 40,000 new HIV infections in the US a year appears to be scrapped ensuring that America remains in the back in terms of prevention, treatment, and care because it is nowhere to be found along with the office responsible with making it happen.

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