HIV/AIDS

Al Jazeera examines US evangelical aid groups as Uganda's anti-LGBT law is struck down

In a recent Aljazeera article, author James Kassaga Arinaitwe combines contemporary historical analysis with his personal accounts as a Ugandan in a powerful editorial about Christian influences on Ugandan development.

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WATCH: Once imprisoned for being HIV+, two men freed during #HIVisNotaCrime conference

At the first ever HIV is Not a Crime Conference, held this week at Grinnell College in Iowa, Bogardus and Rhoades were freed from their GPS monitoring devices with bolt cutters. It was an act of great symbolism, great triumph, and great new beginnings. But until the media, the full spectrum of the LGBT community, politicians, and allies take responsibility for combatting stigma and creating responsible policies, people who are HIV+ will remain chained

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May 9, 2014

Colin Higgins Foundation awards outstanding LGBTQ youth with Youth Courage Award

The Colin Higgins Foundation has announced the award winners of the Youth Courage awards, who will go on to receive a $10,000 grant and a trip to LA Pride.

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Filmmaker talking to NYC congregations about family acceptance, Latino families, and HIV/AIDS

Cecilia Aldarondo, the filmmaker behind Memories of a Penitent Heart, will be giving work-in-progress talks about the film at several congregations around New York City. The film tackles themes of family acceptance, HIV/AIDS, Latino family culture, and Roman Catholic teaching on being gay.

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May 1, 2014

Iowa House unanimously votes to soften state's HIV criminalization law

The Iowa House and Senate has passed a historic law that will soften Iowa's current discriminatory HIV law.

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April 24, 2014

Video: HIV negative gay men share their stories

Mark S. King created a 10 minute video of four HIV negative gay men and their personal feelings and views and feelings when it comes to HIV and “create a short film about their lives and attitudes.“

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February 19, 2014

Louisiana insurers use loophole to deny AIDS patients insurance

The state of Louisiana has only three insurance companies offering healthcare insurance under the Affordable Care Act, and all three are denying insurance to people who are HIV positive.

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"Project Runway All Stars" designer Viktor Luna opens up about his HIV status on Thursday's episode

Thursday's "Project Runway All Stars" featured season nine designer Viktor Luna disclosing that he is HIV positive in a segment done with the advocacy group Greater Than AIDS.
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