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The Barriers to PrEP Uptake Among People Who Inject Drugs

Since 2012, medications designed to protect people from contracting HIV have been hard at work. Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), as they're…

November 17, 2022

Prisoners Without Cells or Beds Are Sleeping Outside in Georgia

Many effects of the understaffing crisis within the Georgia Department of Corrections have been well-documented, if not actually addressed. Trans…

October 17, 2022

In Barcelona, Metzineres Creates a Social Model That “Fits Very Well”

Metzineres is a community for womxn using drugs and surviving violence in Barcelona. The “x” in the word womxn intentionally…

October 4, 2022

Santa Monica Lawmakers Bid to Stop Syringe Distribution in Parks

Lawmakers in Santa Monica, California are trying to stop sterile syringe distribution in public parks,  restricting it largely to brick-and-mortar…

September 13, 2022

“New Meth” Is Nothing to Fear. It Isn’t New. It’s Just Meth.

If you’ve ever seen someone talk about “new meth” online, they were probably describing how it explained some aspect of…

September 1, 2022

Disturbing Virginia Key Plan Reflects Wave of Anti-Homeless Radicalism

Miami-Dade County, Florida, was long seen as liberal. But Biden only just beat Trump there in 2020, and the local…

August 3, 2022

San Francisco’s New DA Vows to Ramp Up City’s Drug War

Recall District Attorney Brooke Jenkins? That’s what some San Francisco residents are saying, more in hope than expectation, after Mayor…

July 13, 2022

Why San Francisco DA Chesa Boudin Has Been Recalled

Chesa Boudin, the reform-minded district attorney of San Francisco, has officially been recalled. Early results from the June 7 recall…

June 8, 2022

Gov. Candidate’s Sinister Plan to Ship Unhoused People Out of CA Cities

Make no bones about it, many housed people in California are resentful of the rise of tent cities, public drug…

June 2, 2022

The Tenderloin Suffers Under Another Inhumane Crackdown

“The Tenderloin is a beautifully complicated area. It’s rich in all sorts of intersecting narratives. Sadly, some people fear it,…

March 30, 2022