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The Ban on Federal Funding for Needle Exchanges Puts Poor Women in Danger

Thanks to restrictive laws and limited health-care options, halting the spread of HIV and hepatitis C is often a losing battle—one that puts women substance users in particularly high danger.

Thanks to restrictive laws and limited health-care options, halting the spread of HIV and hepatitis C is often a losing battle—one that puts women substance users in particularly high danger.

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HIV Will Claim More Lives Next Year, Because This Year We Won’t Be Heard and We Won’t Be Helped

I dreamed of coming to Washington to speak at AIDS 2012 to deliver a message to those with the financial and political means to turn the tide of the epidemic: For millions of us, repressive drug policies and stigma stand in the way of treatment and prevention. But I am barred from participating.

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Sexual Health Roundup: Psychiatrist Apologizes for Study on Reparative Therapy, CDC Wants to Test Boomers for Hep-C

Sexual Health Round-up: A renowned psychiatrist who is paradoxically responsible for both the biggest advance in gay rights and one of the studies most often used to deny these rights apologizes to the gay community; CDC recommends that everyone ages 47 to 67 be tested for Hep-C; and a new study warns that young men who abuse Viagra (and its cousins) are less satisfied with their sex lives.

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