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The Fifth Annual Transgender Symposium :: HIV and the Trans Community

NATIONAL | By Sean McShee | Jul 3
Fort Lauderdale hosted the Fifth Annual Transgender Medical Symposium from May 14 to May 15, 2015. This three-part series recaps some of the major issues the symposium addressed.

START Study Supports Early HIV Treatment

NATIONAL | By Liz Highleyman | Jun 7
Long-awaited results from the START study, released ahead of schedule, show that people with HIV who start treatment early have a significantly lower risk of illness and death than those who wait.

HIV Equal Partners with Fenway Health, Hosts Testing Event at Machine May 30

CULTURE | By EDGE | May 13
HIV Equal is partnering with Fenway Health in an effort to bring the anti-stigma and testing campaign to Boston's LGBTQ Community. The event will be hosted at one of the premier nightlife spots, Machine, on Saturday, May 30, 2015 from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m.

Fla. Gov. Scott Rejects Medicaid Expansion; HIV Patients at Risk

AIDS | By John McDonald | May 7
State Senator Dwight Bullard (D-Cutler Bay) said Florida Governor Rick Scott should have accepted the U.S. government's Medicaid expansion program in order to care for the needs of an estimated 800,000 low income Floridians.

Pam Grier and Mondo Guerra Host Subaru's Dining Out for Life

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Apr 23
On April 30, you can help fight AIDS, just by eating your vegetables. That's when more than 3,000 restaurants across the U.S. will participate in the 25th Annual Dining Out For Life.

AIDS Action Calls on Lawmakers to Invest in Ending HIV/AIDS

AIDS | By EDGE | Apr 22
Statement by Carl Sciortino, Executive Director of AIDS Action Committee on the House Ways and Means Committee's Recommended Funding of HIV/AIDS.

Young Activist Forms AIDS Campaign

NATIONAL | By John McDonald | Apr 11
"My biggest thing is fighting back against stigma," said Darr. "So many people are lacking knowledge about HIV and let's face it, sex education in schools is controversial."

AIDS United AmeriCorps Respond to HIV Outbreak in Indiana

AIDS | By EDGE | Apr 8
AIDS United AmeriCorps members are responding to the recent HIV outbreak in Southeastern Indiana by providing HIV testing and other key services in partnership with the Indiana State Department of Health.

HIV Still a Huge Issue for Women, Says Dr. Susan Blumenthal

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Apr 6
Dr. Susan Blumenthal says that we need to do better to address HIV infections among women, here in the U.S. and around the world.

Aging Diseases Come to HIV-Pozzers a Decade Early

AIDS | By EDGE | Mar 30
People undergoing treatment for HIV-1 are at increased risk for earlier onset of age-related illnesses such as some cancers, renal and kidney disease, frailty, osteoporosis and neurocognitive disease.

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