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1508, 2019

Global 2020 HIV targets are off-track

An Avert spotlight on the HIV response – we reflect on the most important take-homes from the UNAIDS 2019 Global Report. Earlier this month, UNAIDS launched their annual global report [...]

1508, 2019

Nonprofit president put on probation for pocketing funds meant for HIV/AIDS-specific housing

HARTFORD - The former president of a Hartford-based nonprofit was put on probation for three years for stealing more than $32,000 from a program dedicated to providing patients of HIV [...]

1508, 2019

Where to Donate to LGBTQ2+ Groups in Vancouver

Image by Vision Event Photography   Recuperating from the Vancouver Pride Festival and feeling generous? Vancouver’s LGBTQ2+ community has a diverse range of groups, foundations, not-for-profits and charitable organizations devoted [...]

1508, 2019

A Chlamydia Vaccine Was Tested In A Small Trial

Joe Raedle/Getty Images News/Getty Images Even though they're extremely common, getting an STI can be a painful experience, and can potentially lead to complications if left untreated. Condoms, dental dams, [...]

1408, 2019

Coming of age: N.W.T. elders host gender-inclusive rite of passage camp

Gender-fluid youth ‘very happy’ to participate in important cultural ceremony Ari Cardinal Lennie, 12, who identifies as gender-fluid and pansexual, participated in a rite of passage at a camp on [...]

1408, 2019

AIDS researchers launching trial of HIV self-tests at sexual health clinics across Canada

TORONTO—Researchers are launching a study on HIV self-testing kits with the aim of gaining federal approval for the first such device in Canada. Dr. Sean Rourke, a scientist with the [...]

1408, 2019

Portland center gets $1.4 million to help Mainers living with HIV/AIDS

The renewal of a federal grant ensures money for the Frannie Peabody Center for another 3 years. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development renewed the Frannie Peabody Center’s [...]

1408, 2019

Exercise Tied to Improved Depression in People With HIV

However, a recent literature review did not find a link between such exercise and improved inflammation. Among people with HIV, engaging in aerobic exercise is associated with mitigated depression but [...]

1308, 2019

My boyfriend’s undetectable. Do I need to use PrEP?

DEAR EMEN8: I’ve been with my amazing boyfriend for many months now and we’re both feeling like we’re ready to ditch the condoms. The thing is, he’s HIV positive and undetectable. [...]

1308, 2019

‘Queer Eye’ style guru Carson Kressley talks LGBT media, raising funds for HIV/AIDS outreach in Indy

Before he hosts the Damien Center's annual Grande Masquerade on Oct. 19, IndyStar caught up with "Queer Eye" star Carson Kressley to discuss the changes in how LGBT stories are [...]