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Morning Roundup: Midwives on Motos

Midwives travel on motorbike to deliver family planning information and supplies; anti-choice Rep. Joe Pitts is officially named as chair of committee with reproductive justice implications; HIV eradication and the WNBA; more on HIV “cure.”

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Pope OK’s Condom Use- But Only if You’re a Gigolo

In comments released today from the Vatican, Pope Benedict seems to have changed his mind a teensy tiny bit on the morality of condom use.

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Roundup: The View Ignores GLAAD’s Call for Correction

GLAAD has taken out a full page ad in Variety urging ABC and The View to correct statements made on its June 22 show regarding the transmission of HIV.

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Roundup: Get Tested

Sunday is National HIV Testing Day, so learn your status! Also, the CDC pushes for HIV tests to become part of routine medical care, and the FDA approves a new type of HIV test that can detect the virus earlier than standard tests.

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Researcher Backs Pope, Both Are Still Wrong

A distinguished AIDS researcher backs the Pope’s comments that the AIDS epidemic is made worse by condom use. His logic and his motives are questionable.

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