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1605, 2019

Structure of T cell epitopes a decisive factor in natural HIV control, study finds

Structure-based network analysis transforms HIV proteins into networks used to identify T cell targets resistant to mutation. Image courtesy of the researchers. Researchers apply network theory to HIV protein structure, [...]

1605, 2019

UNAIDS and the LGBT Foundation launch groundbreaking study on happiness, sex and quality of life for LGBTI people

Credit: Jana Sabeth Schultz / Unsplash New global survey aims to fill the data gap on the mental well-being of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people to create [...]

1405, 2019

Racial disparities in HIV prevention persist among women

In 2016, black women accounted for 60% of new HIV infections among all women in the United States despite comprising just 13% of the U.S. female population, indicating persisting disparities, [...]

1405, 2019

Stop HIV/AIDS Stigma and Discrimination – Dr. Tufton

PHOTO: DONALD DE LA HAYE Story Highlights Minister of Health and Wellness, Dr. the Hon. Christopher Tufton, is calling for elimination of the stigma and discrimination associated with HIV/AIDS in [...]

1405, 2019

Daniel Franzese Advocates for the HIV Community in Hollywood and the Halls of Congress

Daniel Franzese The charming actor Daniel Franzese first came to national fame as the lovable gay teddy bear Damian in Tina Fey's 2004 hit comedy, Mean Girls. The Brooklyn native went [...]

1405, 2019

China’s transgender people driven to self-medicate, report says

Hong Kong (CNN)Largely forgotten by China's health system, young transgender men and women are turning to dangerous alternatives such as a black market drugs and even life-threatening self surgery, according [...]

1305, 2019

Torsten the Bareback Saint Returns!

Andy Bell as Torsten in the video to “Silence Is Golden"Courtesy of YouTube/Andy Bell Is Torsten Erasure’s Andy Bell continues his mythical musical stage series with “Queereteria TV.” Andy Bell, [...]

1305, 2019

‘With(out) With(in) the Very Moment’ Honors Legacies of AIDS Activism Through Art

Installation view of 'With(out) With(in) the very moment,' at San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery, with Ed Aulerich-Sugai's work on the wall.  (Photo by Phillip Maisel)   In the back corner of [...]

1305, 2019

Understanding U=U Could End the Global HIV Epidemic

So why are so many medical professionals reluctant to endorse it? Much of reporting on HIV and AIDS is fraught, penned by untrained writers attempting to reconcile dense medical research [...]

1305, 2019

In K-P, transgender people get HIV-AIDS testing kits

A Reuters file photo of a HIV testing kit.   PESHAWAR: Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Health Minister Dr Hisham Inamullah Khan distributed self-test kits of HIV-AIDs among the representatives of the transgender people of [...]