President Obama nominates Dr. Eric Goosby, a long-time AIDS expert and medical doctor, for the post of Global AIDS Coordinator.
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.
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.
With the legislative year well underway, laws to establish fetal personhood, mandating medically accurate sex ed, and treating partners for STIs are on the move.
Green’s research supports universal access to condoms, Pope Benedict does not. These positions are not the same.
Whilst between 35,000 and 40,000 HIV-positive people in China are effectively receiving treatment, more than twice that number are unwilling to be tested or receive test results because of fear of stigma.
The medical journal The Lancet and various Facebook groups respond to Pope’s irresponsible and incorrect comments about condom use in Africa.
The Daily Show and others respond to the Pope’s outrageous claim that condoms increase the AIDS epidemic in Africa.
In the interest of orthodoxy, the Church is neglecting its humanitarian responsibility, particularly in Africa and other places where it holds sway.
Many Americans think of HIV as a men’s disease — even though women comprise almost a third of HIV infections.