HIV/AIDS

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…

3 weeks

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…

2 months

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…

3 months

African HIV Responders’ Funding Hit Hardest by US Abortion “Gag Rule”

Organizations working to end the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Africa have been the most impacted by President Donald Trump's 2017 revival…

4 months

San Diego County Lawmaker Pushes to End Syringe Exchange Ban

A lawmaker in San Diego County, California is urging his colleagues to rethink a 20-year-old ban on syringe exchanges. By…

4 months

How Former Soviet Countries Are Suppressing Harm Reduction “Propaganda”

Lawmakers in the former Soviet Union are seeking to impose harsher criminal penalties for drug-related “propaganda,” especially online. Their efforts…

4 months

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…

7 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…

10 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…

10 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…

11 months