Trump Just Fired the Remaining Members of the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS

In a Fed-Ex letter, President Donald Trump has fired all remaining members of the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS (PACHA) without any explanation. This follows six of the council members resigning from their positions in June, citing Trump’s regressive legislation and inaction on the global HIV/AIDS crisis…

CDC Acknowledges That Undetectable HIV-Positive People Have 'Effectively No Risk' of Transmission

Just one day late for National Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has stated that HIV positive people whose virus is suppressed by antiretroviral therapy “have effectively no risk of sexually transmitting the virus to an HIV-negative partner.” Evidence of this has been…

White House HIV/AIDS Advocates See No Point in Working With Trump Anymore

There were high hopes at the beginning of the Trump Administration that we’d elected a bumblefuck who didn’t know how to do his job. That way, smarter people could do it for him. The right seemed to understand this; there was Steve Bannon calling him a “blunt instrument” during the campaign, and then there were the…

Conviction Overturned for Black Man Sentenced to 30 Years for Failing to Disclose HIV-Positive Status to Partners

About 18 months ago, Lindenwood University student Michael L. Johnson was convicted of the Class A felony of “recklessly exposing another person to HIV,” which in Missouri carries a maximum sentence of 30 years in prison. The conviction raised an outcry amongst LGBT and human rights advocates—and now it’s been…

Why Is Hillary Clinton Trying to Rewrite Nancy Reagan's Shameful Inaction on HIV/AIDS? [Updated]

Hillary Clinton, in trying to say something nice about the late First Lady Nancy Reagan, instead said something highly inaccurate. During an MSNBC interview Friday, Clinton praised Reagan for her HIV and AIDS work, when the Reagan administration was notoriously slow and detrimental to fighting the disease early on.

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