HIV/AIDS

A Rural Michigan County Is Getting Its First Syringe Program

A rural Michigan county is getting its first syringe service program (SSP). It comes at a time when the state…

December 2, 2021

What’s Holding Back New York’s Efforts to End AIDS?

On December 1, World AIDS Day, a coalition of HIV/AIDS advocates is rallying in downtown New York City, calling for…

December 1, 2021

Will the Only Syringe Program in West Virginia’s Capital Survive?

On November 4, the only syringe service program (SSP) in West Virginia’s capital city of Charleston received approval from Kanawha…

November 8, 2021

The Pandemic Is Bringing Us Closer to the First HIV Vaccine

Moderna will soon begin the first-ever human clinical trials for a messenger RNA-based HIV vaccine, utilizing the same technology as…

August 19, 2021

“Undoing Drugs”—Maia Szalavitz’s Profound History of Harm Reduction

In 1986, HIV/AIDS was burning through New York. The city’s gay population was devastated, and, though it was talked about…

July 27, 2021

Texas State-Run HIV Meds Program Survives Funding Crisis, But Uncertainty Remains

After months of keeping participants in the dark, a Texas state-run program that covers the cost of lifesaving HIV medication for…

July 16, 2021

West Virginia Syringe Access in Peril as Court Denies Injunction

A bill that could destroy syringe service programs in West Virginia is set to take effect despite a legal challenge.…

July 16, 2021

Sex Workers No Longer Criminalized for Simply Living With HIV in Nevada

In Nevada, sex workers living with HIV have been uniquely targeted by the state, facing harsher punishments than their seronegative…

July 15, 2021

Atlantic City’s Flagship Syringe Program in Battle for Survival

In the past few months, the South Jersey AIDS Alliance (SJAA) has been planning to relocate outside of the tourism…

June 14, 2021

Global Harm Reduction Funding Crisis Is Worse Than Ever

Globally, 2019 saw 1.7 million new HIV infections, with 690,000 deaths from complications related to AIDS. There are now an…

May 24, 2021