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National Report on Intimate Partner Violence in LGBTQ and HIV-Affected Communities Released

National
LGBTQ people who hold multiple marginalized identities including people of color, people with disabilities, undocumented people, and people living with HIV experience IPV in specific ways, face unique challenges and barriers to resources. ...
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Governor Signs Bill Modernizing California HIV Laws

Politics Health
Beginning in the late 1980s and at the height of the HIV epidemic, lawmakers passed several laws criminalizing otherwise legal behaviors of people living with HIV and added HIV-related penalties to existing crimes. ...
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Child Living with HIV Maintains Remission Without Drugs Since 2008

Medicine syringe for a baby.
Health
A nine-year-old South African child who was diagnosed with HIV infection at one month of age and received anti-HIV treatment during infancy has suppressed the virus without anti-HIV drugs for eight and a half years. ...
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‘The Pox Lover’ and the Impact of Lesbians on HIV Activism

Anne-christine d’Adesky in her element, at a San Francisco protest. (Photo: Juno Rosenhaus)
Editorial Health
Exhausted from years of activism with ACT UP and The Lesbian Avengers, an organization she co-founded, d’Adesky took a break in Paris to reflect on her life while becoming entranced with long walks along the Seine River. ...
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We Will Not Be Unseen: A Message of Resilience from Spokane

Jonathan Shuffield
Columns
Do not mistake me for wanting this day to be somber, to turn our party down. On the contrary, let our history remind you why we celebrate! Let it make you dance longer, scream louder and love harder! ...
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LGBT and Allied Amsterdam Delegation Visits San Francisco

Transgender top model Valentijn de Hingh adorned in the Amsterdam Rainbow Dress. The art piece is a 52-feet wide dress made of Amsterdam’s city flag as the bodice with flags from 75 countries where homosexuality is criminalized, including 12 countries where homosexual is punishable by the death penalty flowing out in its skirt. Photo: Pieter Henket Studio – Amsterdam Rainbow Dress
National
About 14 delegates from Amsterdam's local government, its tech and business community, and LGBT and HIV/AIDS organizations will visit San Francisco on a humanitarian mission May 21-25, 2017. ...
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Fenway Health: LGBT People Living with HIV Have Much at Stake in Health Care Reform

Health
Since 2013, the rate of uninsurance among lesbian, gay, and bisexual people (LGB) decreased from 21.7 percent to 11.1 percent, which is larger than the decrease in uninsurance among the non-LGB population. ...
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King County Among First in the U.S. to Reach Global Milestone in HIV/AIDS Fight

Health Local
King County is one of the first counties in the United States to reach a major milestone set by the World Health Organization to confront the HIV/AIDS epidemic. ...
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Bill Announced to Modernize California’s Discriminatory HIV Criminalization Laws

Politics
Senator Wiener and Assemblymember Gloria Wednesday introduced a bill to modernize laws that criminalize and stigmatize people living with HIV. ...
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Fighting Trump: HIV Advocates to Watch in 2017

Politics Health
Follow these advocates on social media, join their groups, take note of every link in their profile, and follow their advice. ...
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