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"HIV Equal" Hosts Testing Event at Hartford G&L Health Collective

By Winnie McCroy | Friday Apr 18, 2014
On Saturday, April 19 from noon to 5 p.m., the World Health Clinicians’ Anti-Stigma and HIV Testing Initiative "HIV Equal" will host a day-long testing event and photo shoot in the Hartford Gay & Lesbian Health Collective.

Merck Moves Doravirine Into Phase 3 Clinical Trials

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Mar 19, 2014
Earlier this month, at the 21st Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI), Merck indicated plans to initiate a Phase 3 clinical trial program for doravirine in combination with ARV therapy in the second half of 2014.

Ask Lambda Legal: HIV Disclosure

By EDGE | Monday Mar 3, 2014
I was online and reading about people getting prosecuted for having sex because they didn’t tell their partner they had HIV. What are the realities behind HIV status disclosure and the law?

Egypt Army ’AIDS Detector’ Finds Ridicule

By Maggie Michael | Friday Feb 28, 2014
Egypt’s military leaders have come under ridicule after the chief army engineer unveiled what he described as a "miraculous" set of devices that detect and cure AIDS, hepatitis and other viruses.

"You’ve Got This" Helps Those Newly Diagnosed With HIV

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Feb 25, 2014
Healthline’s website allows PLWHAs to record their own video about life with HIV, and share it with those unsecure about their future.

amfAR Launches "Countdown to a Cure"

By Winnie McCroy | Monday Feb 10, 2014
At amfAR’s New York Gala on Feb. 5, the Foundation for AIDS Research kicked off "Countdown to a Cure for HIV/AIDS," a research initiative aimed at finding a broadly applicable cure for HIV by 2020, with a goal of investing $100 million in a cure.

Missouri Man Accused of Exposing 30 People to HIV

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Jan 21, 2014
Prosecutors have accused a former Missouri college student of knowingly exposing more than 30 sexual partners to HIV in four months -- as revealed by the man’s personal video collection of the encounters.

HIV Back in "Cured" Bone Marrow Transplant Patients

By Winnie McCroy | Friday Dec 13, 2013
Two patients who were presumably cured of HIV and cancer after bone-marrow transplants discovered that their HIV recently returned.

HIV Rates in Haiti Drop Over Decade

Wednesday Dec 4, 2013
The U.S. Embassy in Port-au-Prince says the number of Haitians who have tested positive for HIV has declined over the past decade.

Black Gay Activism and the Fight Against AIDS

By Marcus Scott | Tuesday Dec 3, 2013
In its second year, the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in Harlem expands dialogue on the pivotal conversation of sexuality in a post HIV/AIDS epidemic America.