The Food and Drug Administration recommends a policy that would allow blood donations from men who have abstained from sex with another man for one year. LGBT advocates say the recommendation doesn’t go far enough.
Americans 24 years old and younger are significantly less likely to be diagnosed with the HIV or receive treatment, according to a new CDC report.
The UKIP leader’s comments, coming on the day the party gained its first elected MP, unsurprisingly provoked a backlash.
A new survey indicates most gay and bisexual men aren’t being tested for HIV and are unaware of current prevention and treatment options, and a new study by the CDC shows half living with HIV in the U.S. are not receiving appropriate medical treatment.
“My HIV child is playing with your child, and you don’t know it,” she wrote on the Scary Mommy blog.
“It seems that Uganda is not committed to scaling down this pandemic — Uganda has chosen to moralize.”
Highlights and full audio from the discussion between BuzzFeed’s LGBT Editor Saeed Jones and contributors Steven Thrasher and Dave Tuller.
“To date, Grindr has helped raise awareness surrounding numerous PrEP initiatives including studies and information sessions,” a spokesman said.
BuzzFeed LGBT editor Saeed Jones joins journalists Steven Thrasher and Dave Tuller to discuss sex, gay men, and what we are (and aren’t) doing. “Marriage and wedding registries are much easier to talk about than fucking.”
Scientists find New York to be the most unhappy major city in the United States. But cheer up, New Yorkers, your hometown is also pretty great.
Among the victims of Flight MH17 were delegates headed to the International AIDS Conference in Melbourne. The video was screened at the conference’s candlelight vigil to honor the lives lost in the tragedy.
But an HIV cure is “many, many years away”.
We asked delegates at Melbourne’s International AIDS Conference to share something important. These are their must-read answers.
For the first time, sexual orientation has been included in a major survey by the Centers for Disease Control.
The so-called “Mississippi Baby” was born in 2010 and went years without detectable levels of HIV. However, during a checkup this month doctors once again found the virus.
Grier currently has 8.7 million followers on Vine.
“Everyone wanted a piece of him, until he had HIV.”
Since the start of this year, many people with HIV have seen the out-of-pocket costs of their medications skyrocket. And advocates argue it’s not just price-gouging, but a blatant attempt by insurance companies to discriminate against patients who need expensive treatments.
Iowa’s highest court has thrown out Nick Rhoades’ 25-year prison sentence for criminal transmission of HIV.
Minnesota joined 21 other states Thursday when it passed a bill legalizing medical marijuana, but it’s the only state that won’t legalize smoking it.
The appointment comes as the organization seeks to deepen partnerships with the local government and other community-based organizations to “eradicate AIDS as an epidemic” in the state and address criticism over its spending.
The attack on Sthembiso Memela was the first on a member of the Treatment Action Campaign, a national organization focusing on HIV/AIDS work.
In Jon Cohen’s 2001 book, Shots in the Dark: The Wayward Search for an AIDS Vaccine, he detailed the Reagan administration’s early indifference to the growing epidemic. White House acting press secretary Larry Speakes, and some of the reporters at press briefings, found the crisis to be quite the joking matter.
This week for BuzzReads, Kathleen McLaughlin profiles an elderly activist who battled the Chinese government to expose the truth behind one of the country’s largest AIDS outbreaks. Read that, and these other great stories from around BuzzFeed and the web.
World AIDS Day is coming up, and these funny ladies are going to get serious for a minute.
Quite possibly the worst typo ever.
The premise is a woman goes on to the subway and gets into a physical altercation with her boyfriend because he gave her AIDS.
The former Heavyweight Champion and star of Rocky V died in Nebraska of undisclosed causes. Morrison denied he was ever HIV positive in the final years of his life.
The facts about HIV are well-known and agreed upon by HIV specialist and HIV/AIDS organizations in the United States, but the myths around HIV remain rife. When it comes to fighting these myths, we say “let knowledge be your shield and sword!”