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Watch Glitter Shooting Penis in Safe-Sex PSA That's Causing a Stir in Norway

By EDGE | Jul 2
A giant glitter-ejaculating penis that is being used as part of a public service announcement to promote safe-sex is causing a stir in Norway where the PSA is being broadcast.

amfAR Launches National PEPFAR Database at IAS 2015

| By EDGE | Jul 27
amfAR announced the beta launch of its PEPFAR Country/Regional Operational Plan database, a comprehensive, navigable database of PEPFAR's planned funding of HIV/AIDS activities from 2007 to 2014.

Kickstarter for 'Dying Words' Seeks to Remember Journalist Jeff Schmalz

| By Winnie McCroy | Jul 24
In an effort to keep the memory of brilliant journalist Jeff Schmalz alive, Samuel G. Freedman and Kerry Donahue have created a Kickstarter campaign to raise funds for "Dying Words."

NIH Finds PreP Works with South African Women, Thai and NYC MSM

| By Winnie McCroy | Jul 22
A clinical study by the NIH shows that adherence to PrEP was high among young, single black women in South Africa, as well as MSM and TGW in New York and Thailand.

Doctors Say Teen's HIV in Check for 12 Years Without Drugs

| By Maryilynn Marchione | Jul 21
An 18-year-old French teen born with the AIDS virus has had her infection under control and nearly undetectable despite stopping treatment 12 years ago - an unprecedented remission, doctors are reporting.

New Web Comedy About Life with HIV

| By EDGE | Jul 17
Created by openly gay HIV+ writer/performer Charles Sanchez, "Merce" was inspired by the rich lives and bright spirits of people living with HIV today.

CytoDyn's PRO 140 Monotherapy Shows Complete HIV Viral-Load Suppression

| By EDGE | Jul 16
CytoDyn believes that complete virologic suppression through treatment with a single agent, rather than through the widely used HAART combination therapy, could present a significant opportunity to treat HIV infection.

Researchers Use X-Ray Crystallography to Create Map of HIV

| By EDGE | Jul 15
Researchers created a model of an HIV capsid protein, then used X-ray crystallography to unravel the protein's secrets.

Policy Experts Recommend Updates for Ryan White HIV Program

| By EDGE | Jul 13
Leading HIV/AIDS experts issued three policy briefs for ensuring that the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program is updated to be maximally effective in a changing health care environment.

CDC Gives $216M in Funding for HIV Prevention Efforts

| By EDGE | Jul 10
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced that it has awarded $216 million over five years to 90 community-based organizations (CBOs) nationwide to deliver effective HIV prevention strategies to those at risk.

AIDS Policy Experts Pleased By House and Senate Funding Bills

| By EDGE | Jul 9
House and Senate Appropriation Committees passed FY16 funding bills that maintain funding for specific domestic HIV and hepatitis programs while they drastically cut many other programs that are critical to preventing and treating HIV and hepatitis.

Cytodyn Expands Clinical Apps for Pro 140 Beyond HIV Therapy

| By EDGE | Jul 6
CytoDyn Inc. announced that recent research data has expanded the potential clinical indications for PRO 140, now in Phase 3 for the treatment of HIV, to include certain inflammatory diseases, autoimmunity, transplantation and cancer.

Watch Glitter Shooting Penis in Safe-Sex PSA That's Causing a Stir in Norway

| By EDGE | Jul 2
A giant glitter-ejaculating penis that is being used as part of a public service announcement to promote safe-sex is causing a stir in Norway where the PSA is being broadcast.

ACP Hits Marks With Fenway Guide to LGBT Health

| By EDGE | Jul 2
The American College of Physicians (ACP) eleased the second edition of "The Fenway Guide to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Health" during its annual scientific meeting, Internal Medicine Meeting 2015.

French Biosantech Reports HIV Vaccine is Safe

| By EDGE | Jun 30
French-based Biosantech Company reported that the company's HIV vaccine candidate is not toxic to 48 HIV-positive patients enrolled in a double-blind study that is taking place in France.

Could a Subdermal Implant Mean the End of HIV?

| By EDGE | Jun 29
Findings published in Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy report that a novel, subdermal implant delivering potent antiretroviral (ARV) drugs shows extreme promise in stopping the spread of HIV.

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Support the Affordable Care Act

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) provides $750 million in urgently needed funding for smoking cessation, nutrition, strengthening local health departments, and providing immunizations. Contact your Representative and Senators in support of the ACA and urge them to oppose any future attempts to repeal this important public health achievement.
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National HIV/AIDS Strategy

President Barack Obama endorsed the National AIDS Strategy, currently under development. This plan of action is focused on improving prevention and treatment outcomes as well as reducing disparities among MSM and people of color. Help them reach their goals by their target date of 2015.
» Read the strategy
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Comprehensive Sex Education

Sex ed is a critical prevention method proven to help youth make safer sex decisions.
» Call upon Congress to lift the ban on abstinence-only programs


MSM Blood Ban

U.S. blood donation policies prohibit any man who has had sex with another man (MSM) from donating blood permanently.
» Help change this policy