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2211, 2017

iPolitics AM: PM Trudeau back in the House for QP as MPs return from hiatus

THE CANADIAN PRESS/Fred Chartrand MPs back in Ottawa as final House blitz begins — McKenna, Mulroney, May to mark 30th anniversary of Montreal protocol — Senate finance heads to NL [...]

2211, 2017

UNAIDS announces nearly 21 million people living with HIV now on treatment

New report from UNAIDS highlights the right to health as the key to ending AIDS CAPE TOWN/GENEVA, 20 November 2017—Remarkable progress is being made on HIV treatment. Ahead of World [...]

2211, 2017

National HIV Testing Week 2017: A gay man’s first HIV test experience

    As a gay man HIV is something I have been aware of from an early age and is often a subject of conversation between me, my gay friends [...]

2111, 2017

World news: Olympic resolution, ‘LGBTQ Poland’ book, Canada’s apology

All 193 United Nations member-states adopted the Olympic Truce Resolution maintaining language protecting against discrimination based on sexual orientation, a press release noted. The resolution—which passed by consensus—included the contested [...]

2111, 2017

Advocates demand Trudeau end ‘unjust’ immigration law, call it a ‘black eye’ for Canada

Workers call on federal government to end discriminatory immigration laws Disability advocates, workers and immigration lawyers from across Canada are urging Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s Liberal government to scrap a [...]

2111, 2017

Canadian LGBT men needed for one of the world’s largest sexual-health surveys

gmast3r/Getty Images One of the largest international surveys of men who have sex with men (MSM) is being conducted—and Canadian respondents are needed. The European MSM Internet Survey (EMIS), funded [...]

2111, 2017

Sophie Grégoire Trudeau and husband welcome world’s biggest gender equality conference to Vancouver

Feminist leader Sophie Grégoire Trudeau and her husband were in Vancouver today to welcome Women Deliver, the world’s biggest gender equality conference. The conference, which aims to embrace and promote solutions [...]

1611, 2017

Second-generation vaginal films address issues with current HIV prevention methods

Sexual transmission is the main method of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) infection in women. The effectiveness of topical microbicides for HIV-1 prevention can be inconsistent and insufficient, which [...]

1611, 2017

Meet our new Director of Fund Development

  I’m really excited to be joining the team at Positive Living BC as the new Director of Fund Development. It’s a privilege to be joining such a skilled team [...]

1611, 2017

Owning A Dog Could Dramatically Improve The Health Of People Living With HIV

High five for dogs! Anurak Pongpatimet/Shutterstock We empathize with dogs far more than we do with most humans, and it’s not difficult to see why. Known for being incredibly effective [...]