Fighting Aids: getting pills into bodies

Jan 21, 2017 by

by Elizabeth Pisani, Prospect Magazine: A new account of the early days of Aids shows how cleverly activists influenced the powerful. “It’s time gay guys just grew up!” This jarring comment came recently from a youngish gay friend, a former Aids activist and sex worker. We were talking about...

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“LGBT Health Hazards” book to come out in paperback next month

Dec 19, 2016 by

from MassResistance: Our groundbreaking book, The Health Hazards of Homosexuality, which has been available since October as an digital-edition book through Amazon, is being readied for release as a paperback edition. We expect it to be available in about a month. We wanted to announce it right...

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Abstinence, Evidence, and Analogies

Dec 15, 2016 by

by Rebecca Oas JD, Turtle Bay & Beyond: In August, I wrote about a comment published in The Lancet arguing that UN resolutions should stop promoting abstinence and fidelity as central components of HIV prevention. The authors of that comment positioned themselves as proponents of evidence over...

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HIV ‘game-changer’ now on NHS

Dec 5, 2016 by

by James Gallagher, BBC: A drug that dramatically reduces the risk of being infected with HIV will now be given to patients by the NHS in England. The health service lost a court battle in the summer after arguing responsibility for paying for it should fall to local authorities not the NHS. Now...

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Pope Francis Calls for ‘Responsible Behavior’ to Stop AIDS

Dec 1, 2016 by

by Thomas D Williams, Breitbart: On the eve of the World AIDS Day, Pope Francis urged people to adopt “responsible behavior” to halt the proliferation of the disease. Noting that Thursday, December 1, is World AIDS Day, Francis invited those present for his General Audience Wednesday to pray for...

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Controversy swirls around AIDS drug in UK

Oct 9, 2016 by

by Michael Cook, MercatorNet: When a conservative Christian journalist writes a story about a highly-praised AIDS drug headlined “Killing Grandma for Gay sex” and an AIDS activist describes it as a “profit-driven sex toy for rich Westerners”, you know that you’ve uncovered an ethical controversy....

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