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San Diego Man Pleads No Contest to Willfully Spreading HIV

Mar 10
A San Diego man has pleaded no contest to intentionally infecting his former boyfriend with HIV.

CDC Leads New Efforts To Fight HIV Among MSM and Trans

| By EDGE | Mar 31
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will lead new programs totaling more than $185 million in HIV prevention funding for men who have sex with men (MSM) and transgender people.

ACT UP Demands Cuomo Keep Promise to End AIDS in NYS

| By EDGE | Mar 31
On Wednesday, April 1, ACT UP New York will protest outside of Gov. Andrew Cuomo's office to demand the release of his blueprint to end AIDS.

Aging Diseases Come to HIV-Pozzers a Decade Early

| 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.

Indiana Governor Overrides Law to Authorize Needle Exchange

| Mar 30
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence overrode state law and his own anti-drug policies Thursday to authorize a short-term needle-exchange program designed to help contain HIV infections in a rural county where more than six dozen cases have been reported.

FL Insurance Commissioner Improves Nationwide Access to HIV Drugs

| By EDGE | Mar 27
Florida Insurance Commissioner Kevin M. McCarty announced this week that Aetna, Inc. and Coventry Health Care of Florida, Inc. are revising plans to include HIV drugs at a lower cost.

Do Black Lives Matter? Asks amfAR in New Report

| By EDGE | Mar 25
A new report by The Foundation for AIDS Research concludes that the impact of HIV on Black gay men is the 'greatest' failure in the United States' response to AIDS.

Larry Kramer Talks 'Cure' at GMHC Awards

| By EDGE | Mar 24
Larry Kramer talked frankly about finding a cure for HIV as he accepted the first-ever Larry Kramer Activism Award from GMHC at the Spring Gala on March 23.

Taste of Key West Celebrates 20th Anniversary

| By EDGE | Mar 23
A Taste of Key West celebrates its 20th anniversary and will highlight the region's best dishes while raising funds for AIDS Help.

World Premiere of Ancient Roman Epic as Benefit Event

| By EDGE | Mar 23
The Provincetown Cultural Council, the Provincetown Public Library, and the Provincetown Theater Foundation are proud to announce the world premiere reading of "Caligula and the Three Daggers," a new full-length historical epic by Bragan Thomas.

ANCHOR Study Prevents Anal Cancer From Being a Pain in the Ass

| By Winnie McCroy | Mar 20
On March 21, National Anal Cancer Awareness Day, there's some news you need to know. Anal cancer rates are rising, especially among people living with HIV. The good thing is, if caught early, it's easily treatable.

GMHC Honors Larry Kramer At Annual Spring Gala

| By EDGE | Mar 19
Gay Men's Health Crisis (GMHC) will host its annual Spring Gala on Monday, March 23 at Cipriani 42nd Street and plans to honor Larry Kramer.

Cellular Scissors Chop Up HIV Virus

| By EDGE | Mar 18
Salk scientists have gotten one step closer to creating such a drug that could prevent HIV infection, treat patients who have already contracted HIV, and even remove all the dormant copies of the virus from those with the more advanced disease.

Spinderella Performs at Y-Hep's '90s Dance Party

| By EDGE | Mar 17
On March 20, Philadelphia FIGHT's Youth Health Empowerment Project (Y-HEP) will be celebrating its 20th Anniversary with "This Is How You Do It, a '90s Jam fundraiser from 7-11 p.m. at Moore College of Art & Design, 1916 Race Street, in Philadelphia.

Life Group LA named a Beneficiary of 2014 Macy's Glam Pass

| By EDGE | Mar 16
Life Group LA is proud to be chosen by the local Macy's stores as a beneficiary of the Macy's Glam Pass, Macy's Inc. annual cause marking campaign benefiting the Macy's Passport Fund.

amfAR Holds Inaugural Gala in Hong Kong

| By EDGE | Mar 11
On March 14, amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research, will hold its inaugural fundraising gala in Hong Kong's Shaw Studios.

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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