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German Pop Star Publicly Arrested for HIV Tranmission

Criminalization of HIV transmission and exposure places blame on one sexual partner rather than encouraging equal responsibility in safe sex.

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Educating Ourselves about HIV: A Call From the “Underground”

Across the country, focus groups reveal that many Americans are ill-informed about HIV and AIDS, but want to know more.

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Obama Budget Retains Needle Exchange Ban, Leaving Drug Users and Others at Risk

President Obama has repeatedly expressed his support for lifting the ban on federal funding of needle exchange programs. So why it is still in his 2010 budget?

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Philippines Government Pursues Feeble Family Planning Strategy

The Philippines government is championing a form of family planning used by only one percent of women interested in planning their families.

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Is Funding Our Only Global Health Priority?

I must voice my strong disagreement with those who are choosing not to recognize the critical paradigm shift that has been introduced in the 2010 budget: a focus on integration.

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Michigan’s HIV Disclosure Law: Overly Broad and Open to Abuse

Michigan’s law criminalizing HIV transmission can be used vindictively against populations already stigmatized, say legal experts.

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Sexuality Conference in Hanoi Challenges Norms, Expectations

What does it mean to be straight, gay, queer, L or G or B or T or none of the above? What is it like to live with the stigma of HIV? How does it feel to be denied the right to marry your partner?

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Obama Nominates New Global AIDS Coordinator

President Obama nominates Dr. Eric Goosby, a long-time AIDS expert and medical doctor, for the post of Global AIDS Coordinator.

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Dept. of Civil Rights: Michigan’s Ban on HIV-Positive Inmates Working in Food Service Violates Law

The Michigan Department of Corrections has prevented HIV-infected prisoners from working in food service positions since at least 1999. But the Michigan Department of Civil Rights argues that the policy violates non-discrimination statutes.

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The Blood on Tony Perkins’s Hands

With such a lurid attack on Sebelius, Perkins had better be ready to explain his own complicity in AIDS deaths, not just in Africa but all over the world.

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