HIV/AIDS

The End of NYC’s HIV Epidemic Is In Sight—Except for Trans Women

New York City is the first city in the United States to meet a key international target aimed at ending…

2 months

Even Insured Black Gay Men Still Aren’t Getting Equal Access to PrEP

There's a pill that can prevent new HIV infections—but, among queer men, it still mostly remains in the prescription bottles…

4 months

Four Things an HIV Policy Survey Reveals About 2020 Candidates’ Harm Reduction Positions

Six Democratic presidential candidates—Cory Booker, Pete Buttigieg, Kamala Harris, Beto O'Rourke,Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren—have answered a recent survey about…

5 months

The Quest to Pass Medical Cannabis in “Prohibition Island” Idaho

"Idaho is what we call a prohibition island,” said Russ Belville. The state borders three others⁠—Oregon, Washington and Nevada—where cannabis…

5 months

PrEP Education Campaigns Leave People Who Inject Drugs Behind

On July 12, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published a report that found an "encouraging" increase in recent…

6 months

A Conversation with Michael Johnson, Criminalized by Missouri’s HIV Law

Last week, Michael Johnson, a young black gay man, was released earlier than expected from Boonville Correctional Center in Missouri.…

7 months

After Michael Johnson’s Release, What Next for Missouri HIV Criminalization?

On July 9, Michael Johnson, a Black gay man from Missouri, made headlines when he was released early after entering…

7 months

What Happens When a Syringe Exchange Is Shut Down

HIV infections are surging in Cabell County, West Virginia. On April 4, 2019, the West Virginia Bureau for Public Health…

8 months

Gilead Relinquishes Its PrEP Patent—But Did It Mislead Investors?

On May 8, pharmaceutical company Gilead quietly announced that it will relinquish its exclusive patent on Truvada for HIV pre-exposure…

9 months

New Study: Syringe Service Providers Could Have Prevented the Scott County HIV Outbreak

In the wake of the unprecedented outbreak of HIV among people who inject drugs in Scott County, Indiana 4 years…

9 months