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San Diego Man Pleads No Contest to Willfully Spreading HIV

Mar 10
A San Diego man has pleaded no contest to intentionally infecting his former boyfriend with HIV.

CDC Comments On Recent Outbreak of HIV and HCV in Indiana

| By EDGE | Apr 24
The CDC shares their recommendations for health departments and healthcare providers following the outbreak of HIV and HCV among injection drug users in Indiana.

Pam Grier and Mondo Guerra Host Subaru's Dining Out for Life

| By Winnie McCroy | Apr 23
On April 30, you can help fight AIDS, just by eating your vegetables. That's when more than 3,000 restaurants across the U.S. will participate in the 25th Annual Dining Out For Life.

Ask the Doc: Is 'On Demand' PrEP Effective?

| By Howard L. Scheiner, MD/AAHIVS | Apr 22
In this week's Ask the Doc column, Dr. Howard Scheiner takes a realistic look at the latest studies around Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) with Truvada, and lets you know what you'll have to do to keep safe this summer.

BC/EFA's Annual Easter Bonnet Competition Raised $4,711,386

| By EDGE | Apr 22
The generosity of the American theatre community shined brightly as six weeks of spring fundraising raised another record-breaking grand total for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.

'Red Flamboyant' Looks at Vietnamese Women with HIV/AIDS

| By Winnie McCroy | Apr 21
Performances begin on April 24 for the world premiere production of Don Nguyen's "Red Flamboyant," based on the true story of a small group of women living with HIV/AIDS.

Surge of HIV in Indiana Shows Value of Syringe Exchange

| By EDGE | Apr 15
Syringe exchange programs can significantly help reduce HIV infections, says amfAR in a new brief.

Congresswoman Lee Marks National Youth HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

| By Winnie McCroy | Apr 10
Each year, on April 10, Congress marks National Youth HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. This year's theme is "Engaging Youth Voices in the Response to HIV & AIDS." Congresswoman Barbara Lee shares her voice.

AIDS United AmeriCorps Respond to HIV Outbreak in Indiana

| By EDGE | Apr 8
AIDS United AmeriCorps members are responding to the recent HIV outbreak in Southeastern Indiana by providing HIV testing and other key services in partnership with the Indiana State Department of Health.

HIV Still a Huge Issue for Women, Says Dr. Susan Blumenthal

| By Winnie McCroy | Apr 6
Dr. Susan Blumenthal says that we need to do better to address HIV infections among women, here in the U.S. and around the world.

Rhode Island Dining Out for Life Benefits AIDS Project RI

| By EDGE | Apr 3
On April 30, restaurants across Rhode Island will participate in the 11th Annual Dining Out for Life, a fundraiser for AIDS Project Rhode Island.

'Broadway Bares' Returns to Fire Island

| By EDGE | Apr 2
The modern day burlesque Broadway Bares heads back to the beach this May, kicking off the summer season with a sizzling edition of "Broadway Bares Fire Island."

CDC Leads New Efforts To Fight HIV Among MSM and Trans

| By EDGE | Mar 31
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will lead new programs totaling more than $185 million in HIV prevention funding for men who have sex with men (MSM) and transgender people.

Aging Diseases Come to HIV-Pozzers a Decade Early

| By EDGE | Mar 30
People undergoing treatment for HIV-1 are at increased risk for earlier onset of age-related illnesses such as some cancers, renal and kidney disease, frailty, osteoporosis and neurocognitive disease.

Indiana Governor Overrides Law to Authorize Needle Exchange

| Mar 30
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence overrode state law and his own anti-drug policies Thursday to authorize a short-term needle-exchange program designed to help contain HIV infections in a rural county where more than six dozen cases have been reported.

FL Insurance Commissioner Improves Nationwide Access to HIV Drugs

| By EDGE | Mar 27
Florida Insurance Commissioner Kevin M. McCarty announced this week that Aetna, Inc. and Coventry Health Care of Florida, Inc. are revising plans to include HIV drugs at a lower cost.

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Support the Affordable Care Act

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) provides $750 million in urgently needed funding for smoking cessation, nutrition, strengthening local health departments, and providing immunizations. Contact your Representative and Senators in support of the ACA and urge them to oppose any future attempts to repeal this important public health achievement.
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National HIV/AIDS Strategy

President Barack Obama endorsed the National AIDS Strategy, currently under development. This plan of action is focused on improving prevention and treatment outcomes as well as reducing disparities among MSM and people of color. Help them reach their goals by their target date of 2015.
» Read the strategy
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Comprehensive Sex Education

Sex ed is a critical prevention method proven to help youth make safer sex decisions.
» Call upon Congress to lift the ban on abstinence-only programs


MSM Blood Ban

U.S. blood donation policies prohibit any man who has had sex with another man (MSM) from donating blood permanently.
» Help change this policy