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New York City Council member Corey Johnson introduced a bill to expand benefits to all low-income residents living with HIV, not just those with AIDS.
A $20 million grant by amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research will establish the amfAR Institute for HIV Cure Research as part of a $100 million cure strategy.
A military high court reversed an aggravated assault conviction against Kansas airman David Gutierrez for exposing multiple sex partners to HIV at swingers parties.
The Elton John AIDS Foundation's 2015 Academy Awards viewing party raised $5.8 million.
Alan Cumming, GMHC and GLAAD launch a 'Celibacy Challenge' campaign to change the FDA's new blood donor policy for gay men.
The advocacy organization's deputy executive director, Murray Penner will take her place.
Rheonix Inc. has received a $1.5 million NIH grant to develop a fully automated, rapid HIV test that can detect both antibodies to HIV and actual viral RNA.
Globally, AIDS-related deaths are declining in all age groups except adolescents, so UNAIDS and UNICEF launched 'All In' to fight HIV among youth.
The March 2015 issue of POZ magazine is online. Oriol R. Gutierrez Jr. http://blogs.poz.com/oriol
More health insurance exchanges place HIV meds in the highest cost-sharing tier, according to an Avalere analysis. More plans also put all drugs from one class in the highest tier.
GMHC added five board members, including former NFL player Wade Davis. And the HIV/AIDS group will honor Larry Kramer at its Renewal Spring Gala.
Five scientists will receive the Avante-Garde Award for HIV/AIDS Research from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA).
Metro TeenAIDS (MTA) has partnered with Whitman-Walker Health in DC, a health center that specializes in LGBT and HIV care.
It was my first and it didn't disappoint. Oriol R. Gutierrez Jr. http://blogs.poz.com/oriol
A $100,000 grant from the Campbell Foundation helps Lauren Sciences researchers develop a method to deliver the HIV med tenofovir through the blood-brain barrier.
An amfAR issue brief titled "HIV and the Black Community: Do #Black(Gay)LivesMatter?" looks at the high rates of HIV among black gay and bisexual men.
Saturday, February 7, marks the 15th annual National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NBHAAD). The CDC releases new data about African Americans and HIV.
ViiV Healthcare's four-year, $10 million "Accelerate!" initiative aims to reduce the HIV epidemic among black men who have sex with men (MSM) in Jackson, Mississippi, and Baltimore, Maryland.
Weeks before dying of AIDS-related illness in 1985, Rock Hudson asked Nancy Reagan to help him cut through red tape and see a doctor in France—but the request was refused.
ACT UP New York protested a major fundraiser for gay advocacy group the Human Rights Campaign, claiming that "HRC has been absent on HIV."