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State Trends: Abortion, Personhood, Sex Ed and STIs

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.

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Dr. Edward is an Honorable Man

Green’s research supports universal access to condoms, Pope Benedict does not. These positions are not the same.

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In China, Effective Treatment Options for HIV, But Stigma Still Lingers

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.

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More Uproar Over Pope’s Condom Comment

The medical journal The Lancet and various Facebook groups respond to Pope’s irresponsible and incorrect comments about condom use in Africa.

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Outrage Over Pope’s Condom Comments

The Daily Show and others respond to the Pope’s outrageous claim that condoms increase the AIDS epidemic in Africa.

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With the Future of a Continent in His Hands, the Pope Fumbles

In the interest of orthodoxy, the Church is neglecting its humanitarian responsibility, particularly in Africa and other places where it holds sway.

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Why Women & Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day Matters: Voice of Positive Women

Many Americans think of HIV as a men’s disease — even though women comprise almost a third of HIV infections.

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New York State of Denial

In New York state, and throughout America, rising HIV infection rates among women reflects a lack of comprehensive sex education teaching women how to stay healthy.

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Domestic AIDS Advocates Call for Urgent Action to Pass Omnibus

If the omnibus fails, critical AIDS programs will be flat-funded as will other sexual and reproductive health programs, and funding for misleading abstinence-only programs will remain high.

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Mandated HIV Testing: Can We Ethically Warrant the Imposition of Healthy Choices?

The only correct vote on the Colorado bill to mandate HIV testing for pregnant women was cast by an ignorant bigot for all the wrong reasons.

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