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Live Webcast: CROI 2020

March 10, 2020
By Dr. Keri Althoff 

"The scientific conference I am "virtually" attending today had a GREAT session on COVid19. I thought I would share some insights presented.

1 - We can't point to a symptom that distinguishes COVid19 from influenza. Fever, cough, fatigue and achy muscles are the common symptoms of COVid19 AND influenza. But COVid19 is more deadly than influenza. Estimates are still rough, but suggest...

In Sweeping Attack on Lives of LGBTQ People and People Living with HIV, HHS Gives Green Light to Discriminate

November 1, 2019 – Transgender Law Center
By Anna Castro

Today the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced that they are stripping nondiscrimination protections, including protections based on sexual orientation and gender identity, in all HHS grants, which are composed of taxpayer dollars. The new proposal will also give HHS the green light to fund recipients who do not treat same-sex marriages as valid....

BREAKING: 2020 Presidential Candidates Tell Us Their Plans to End HIV

August 9, 2019 - HIV Plus Magazine
By Jacob Anderson-Minshall

So far, several of the top 2020 Democratic hopefuls responded to an HIV-related survey about their policy plans, ideals, and innovative ideas.

 

The next president of the United States will represent over a million Americans living with HIV, and their administration will fund resources for the 40,000 people newly diagnosed with the virus each year....

BREAKING: Michael Johnson Has Been Set Free

July 9, 2019 - HIV Plus Magazine
By David Artavia

After being unjustly sentenced to 30 years for HIV "exposure," Michael Johnson walked out of prison a free man today — five years early.

 

In 2015, Michael Johnson (known online as "Tiger Mandingo") was convicted for one felony charge of "knowingly" transmitting HIV to one man, and four charges of exposing four other men to...

HIV-Positive Women Overwhelmingly Report Leading Healthier, More Self-Assured Lives Thanks to The Well Project

May 2, 2017 – The Body.
By Annamarya Scaccia

Bose Oladayo learned she was HIV positive more than a decade ago. Back then, Oladayo didn't know much about the disease, but the stories she heard painted a grim picture of her future.

Oladayo wanted to "cure" herself of HIV. So, the mother of three made a mixture...

Found in Translation

September 26, 2016 - POZ.
By Casey Halter

Arianna Lint—a transgender Latina refugee living with HIV—has worked as a legal consultant, political activist, sex worker, health worker, case manager and immigration reformer since coming to the United States about 15 years ago.

Lint, 43, is from Peru, where she graduated from law school. She was involved in political and civil rights activism and policy work in her native...

Sunrise advocate fights HIV through social media

October 2, 2016 - Sun Sentinel.
By Johnny Diaz

As she's done hundreds of times, Maria Mejia stepped up to the podium, scanned the audience, took a deep breath and shared her story.

At 18, she learned she was HIV positive. By 28, she had AIDS. Those diagnoses eventually launched her on a mission to raise awareness about HIV prevention and the sometimes harsh realities of living with...

Working the Room

August 15, 2016 - POZ.
by Casey Halter


Wanda Brendle-Moss
Liz Nemeth

"A lot of people don't know me, but I work the room like God knows," says Wanda Brendle-Moss, a relatively new face to HIV activism who got her start six years ago volunteering at the food pantry of AIDS Care Service in her hometown...

IPM’s dapivirine ring may offer significant HIV protection when used consistently, new data analyses suggest

Exploratory findings further support the launch of two open-label studies and continued research as IPM pursues regulatory approval

July 18, 2016 - Durban, South Africa - International Partnership for Microbicides. New data analyses announced at the AIDS 2016 conference today provide additional evidence suggesting that the monthly dapivirine vaginal ring developed by the nonprofit International Partnership for Microbicides (IPM) provides significant protection against HIV infection in women when...

HIV Among Issues Examined During White House’s United State of Women Summit

June 23, 2016 - The White House.
By Amy Lansky, Caira Woods

Last week, thousands of people gathered for the United State of Women, a White House summit focused on the needs of women and girls. Employing the theme, “Today, We’ll Change Tomorrow,” the event highlighted priorities such as health and wellness, violence against women, and economic empowerment, celebrating what we’ve achieved, identifying the challenges that...

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Live Webcast: CROI 2020

March 10, 2020
By Dr. Keri Althoff 

"The scientific conference I am "virtually" attending today had a GREAT session on COVid19. I thought I would share some insights presented.

1 - We can't point to a symptom that distinguishes COVid19 from influenza. Fever, cough, fatigue and achy muscles are the common symptoms of COVid19 AND influenza. But COVid19 is more deadly than influenza. Estimates are still rough, but suggest...

In Sweeping Attack on Lives of LGBTQ People and People Living with HIV, HHS Gives Green Light to Discriminate

November 1, 2019 – Transgender Law Center
By Anna Castro

Today the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced that they are stripping nondiscrimination protections, including protections based on sexual orientation and gender identity, in all HHS grants, which are composed of taxpayer dollars. The new proposal will also give HHS the green light to fund recipients who do not treat same-sex marriages as valid....

BREAKING: 2020 Presidential Candidates Tell Us Their Plans to End HIV

August 9, 2019 - HIV Plus Magazine
By Jacob Anderson-Minshall

So far, several of the top 2020 Democratic hopefuls responded to an HIV-related survey about their policy plans, ideals, and innovative ideas.

 

The next president of the United States will represent over a million Americans living with HIV, and their administration will fund resources for the 40,000 people newly diagnosed with the virus each year....

BREAKING: Michael Johnson Has Been Set Free

July 9, 2019 - HIV Plus Magazine
By David Artavia

After being unjustly sentenced to 30 years for HIV "exposure," Michael Johnson walked out of prison a free man today — five years early.

 

In 2015, Michael Johnson (known online as "Tiger Mandingo") was convicted for one felony charge of "knowingly" transmitting HIV to one man, and four charges of exposing four other men to...

HIV-Positive Women Overwhelmingly Report Leading Healthier, More Self-Assured Lives Thanks to The Well Project

May 2, 2017 – The Body.
By Annamarya Scaccia

Bose Oladayo learned she was HIV positive more than a decade ago. Back then, Oladayo didn't know much about the disease, but the stories she heard painted a grim picture of her future.

Oladayo wanted to "cure" herself of HIV. So, the mother of three made a mixture...

Found in Translation

September 26, 2016 - POZ.
By Casey Halter

Arianna Lint—a transgender Latina refugee living with HIV—has worked as a legal consultant, political activist, sex worker, health worker, case manager and immigration reformer since coming to the United States about 15 years ago.

Lint, 43, is from Peru, where she graduated from law school. She was involved in political and civil rights activism and policy work in her native...

Sunrise advocate fights HIV through social media

October 2, 2016 - Sun Sentinel.
By Johnny Diaz

As she's done hundreds of times, Maria Mejia stepped up to the podium, scanned the audience, took a deep breath and shared her story.

At 18, she learned she was HIV positive. By 28, she had AIDS. Those diagnoses eventually launched her on a mission to raise awareness about HIV prevention and the sometimes harsh realities of living with...

Working the Room

August 15, 2016 - POZ.
by Casey Halter


Wanda Brendle-Moss
Liz Nemeth

"A lot of people don't know me, but I work the room like God knows," says Wanda Brendle-Moss, a relatively new face to HIV activism who got her start six years ago volunteering at the food pantry of AIDS Care Service in her hometown...

IPM’s dapivirine ring may offer significant HIV protection when used consistently, new data analyses suggest

Exploratory findings further support the launch of two open-label studies and continued research as IPM pursues regulatory approval

July 18, 2016 - Durban, South Africa - International Partnership for Microbicides. New data analyses announced at the AIDS 2016 conference today provide additional evidence suggesting that the monthly dapivirine vaginal ring developed by the nonprofit International Partnership for Microbicides (IPM) provides significant protection against HIV infection in women when...

HIV Among Issues Examined During White House’s United State of Women Summit

June 23, 2016 - The White House.
By Amy Lansky, Caira Woods

Last week, thousands of people gathered for the United State of Women, a White House summit focused on the needs of women and girls. Employing the theme, “Today, We’ll Change Tomorrow,” the event highlighted priorities such as health and wellness, violence against women, and economic empowerment, celebrating what we’ve achieved, identifying the challenges that...

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