A new rectal gel shows promise at reducing transmission of HIV when applied before anal sex, Elton John speaks out against American sex ed, Nebraska lawmakers don’t want rape and incest victims to have access to private insurance-covered abortions, and a condom fashion show at USC.
Alaska won’t see ballot initiative to make abortion illegal, NC state representative makes asinine comment on HIV/AIDS, ADF sues Vanderbilt nursing program, Planned Parenthood of Indiana responds to Rep. Mike Pence (R-IN)’s plan to deny Title X funding.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.