HIV/AIDS

Watch: How Unhoused, HIV+ Queer People Resisted NYC Gentrification in the ’90s

As New York City Mayor Rudolph Guliani's gentrifying assault on the gay West Village got underway in the 1990s, a…

December 1, 2020

Policing Associated With Higher HIV Risks Among People Who Inject Drugs

Police interactions are associated with higher HIV risks for people who inject drugs, according to new research. An analysis of…

November 24, 2020

There’s an HIV Cluster Upstate, as Cuomo Starves Harm Reduction Orgs

Harm reductionists’ worst fears are coming to pass. A cluster of new HIV cases has sprouted in an Upstate county,…

October 27, 2020

NY Harm Reductionists Face Pandemic Shortage of Syringes and Other Supplies

The COVID-19 crisis has taken so much away from people who use drugs in New York. An historic number of…

October 20, 2020

The Incredible Story of Zürich’s Journey to Harm Reduction

Drugs, troublemaking, bad grades. At the close of 1968, Sidi was expelled from school. Now, the party could begin in…

September 9, 2020

Democrats Platform Arch-Enemy of Syringe Exchange on DNC Opening Night

Former New Jersey Governor Christine Todd Whitman spoke on the opening night of the Democratic National Convention on August 17…

August 18, 2020

Twenty High-Risk Kentucky Counties Still Don’t Have Syringe Exchange

Harm reduction services are spreading in Kentucky, but not nearly fast enough for some of its most vulnerable residents. A…

August 5, 2020

Thank Earlier LGBTQ+ Activists for the Marijuana Wins We Enjoy Today

This month, as we celebrate Pride, it’s important to remember our roots. These include the LGBTQ+ leaders who laid the…

June 22, 2020

Indiana Syringe Exchange May Shut Down Next Month Amid Prosecutor’s Opposition

A syringe exchange in Wayne County, Indiana could close in June if lawmakers don’t renew the program. Although local health…

May 18, 2020

Barcelona Data Give Snapshot of COVID-19 Impact on HIV-Positive Queer Men

Research from Spain has provided an initial snapshot into how people living with HIV, and specifically queer men, may be…

April 20, 2020