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On GLAAD Spirit Day, Wear Purple to Show Solidarity With LGBTQ Youth

On GLAAD Spirit Day, Wear Purple to Show Solidarity With LGBTQ Youth

October 19 is GLAAD Spirit Day, a means of speaking out against LGBTQ bullying and standing with LGBTQ youth, who disproportionately face bullying and harassment because of their identities.

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AIDS Institute Calls on Medicaid to Stop Using Price of Hep C Drugs as Excuse

AIDS Institute Calls on Medicaid to Stop Using Price of Hep C Drugs as Excuse

| Oct 19
Today, The AIDS Institute sent a letter to Seema Verma, Administrator of Medicaid, urging her to enforce Medicaid law and compel states to lift their restrictions on hepatitis C drugs.

ABIVAX Presents New Data on ABX196 at World Vaccine Congress

ABIVAX Presents New Data on ABX196 at World Vaccine Congress

| Oct 18
Last week at the Fira Center of the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Barcelona, Spain, ABIVAX presented exciting data on the anticancer effects of its immune enhancer ABX196.

As Patent Expires, AHF Calls on Gilead for 90% Price Reduction on Tenofovir-based Drugs, Including Truvada

As Patent Expires, AHF Calls on Gilead for 90% Price Reduction on Tenofovir-based Drugs, Including Truvada

| Oct 18
AHF called on Gilead Sciences, Inc. to reduce the price of its tenofovir-based drug regimens -- including Truvada -- by as much as 90%.

Gilead Sciences Awards $7.5M to HIV Cure Initiatives

Gilead Sciences Awards $7.5M to HIV Cure Initiatives

| Oct 16
Gilead Sciences, Inc. today announced the second round of recipients of its HIV cure grants program of $7.5 million to support five additional HIV cure research initiatives.

Communities Across Country Commemorate National Latino AIDS Awareness Day 2017

Communities Across Country Commemorate National Latino AIDS Awareness Day 2017

| Oct 13
National Latinx AIDS Awareness Day (NLAAD), is held each year on the last day of Hispanic Heritage Month, on October 15.

Survey Ranks Diarrhea as Number One Gastrointestinal Complaint of HIV/AIDS Patients

Survey Ranks Diarrhea as Number One Gastrointestinal Complaint of HIV/AIDS Patients

| Oct 12
According to new data from Napo Pharmaceuticals, which surveyed 271 U.S. board certified gastroenterologists, the number one gastrointestinal complaint for people living with HIV/AIDS is diarrhea.

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Support the Affordable Care Act

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) provides $750 million in urgently needed funding for smoking cessation, nutrition, strengthening local health departments, and providing immunizations. Contact your Representative and Senators in support of the ACA and urge them to oppose any future attempts to repeal this important public health achievement.
» Support the Affordable Care Act


National HIV/AIDS Strategy

President Barack Obama endorsed the National AIDS Strategy, currently under development. This plan of action is focused on improving prevention and treatment outcomes as well as reducing disparities among MSM and people of color. Help them reach their goals by their target date of 2015.
» Read the strategy
» Support the Coalition for a National AIDS Strategy


Comprehensive Sex Education

Sex ed is a critical prevention method proven to help youth make safer sex decisions.
» Call upon Congress to lift the ban on abstinence-only programs


MSM Blood Ban

U.S. blood donation policies prohibit any man who has had sex with another man (MSM) from donating blood permanently.
» Help change this policy