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Who Is Bart Stupak?

Who is Bart Stupak and why is he fronting for the far right in the health care debate? An analysis of Stupak’s political record and past history reveals that he was the perfect man for the job: a consistently anti-choice Democrat who isn’t worried about reelection, who has a strong connection to the Religious Right and who has done their bidding before. He’s their chosen and willing one and by not wavering thus far, he’s done them proud.

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Far-Right Groups Twist Hate Crimes Language to Defend Bigoted Views

As legal protections around hate crimes take root, right-wing groups are twisting this framework in an attempt to justify anti-gay positions.

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New Zambia Study Confirms: PEPFAR Strong on Treatment, Fails on Prevention

Stanford professors recently confirmed what many in the advocacy community saw coming: PEPFAR has made significant progress on ensuring access to care and treatment, but has not curbed new infections.

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The CPD Roller Coaster

While the final Commission on Population and Development Resolution presented some problematic language regarding adolescents, it spoke out strongly for women’s reproductive freedom.

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US at the UN: Strong Support for Family Planning

Margaret Pollock, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Population, Refugees and Migration, Department of State and head of the U.S. delegation, delivered the much anticipated U.S. statement to the Commission on March 31.

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At the Commission on the Status of Women: Snapshots of the Right

Not everyone present at the Commission on the Status of Women was advocating for sexual and reproductive health. Some right-wing organizations wanted to roll back progress on women’s health.

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Real Prevention for Women at Commission on Status of Women

A standing-room-only panel at the Commission on the Status of Women examined the need to integrate gender analysis in local HIV/AIDS responses.

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Right’s Rubber Fetus Dolls, Scare Tactics at Commission on Status of Women

The fact that this year’s Commission on the Status of Women theme was the “equal sharing of responsibilities between women and men” mattered little to right-wing organizations, who emphasized abortion and sexual orientation.

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PEPFAR’s Target Countries Need Sexual Health Information, Not Abstinence-Only

While PEPFAR funds abstinence-only programs, SIECUS finds the program’s target countries desperately need basic sexual health information.

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New Frontiers in HIV Prevention Sciences

The session “New Frontiers in HIV Prevention Sciences” offered a riveting array of models and lessons learned from the ever-evolving field of research on HIV prevention technologies and interventions.

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