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Ryan White's Mother Visits D.C., Urges Congress to Maintain Commitment

POLITICS | By Winnie McCroy | Jul 30
On June 30, Jeanne White-Ginder -- the mother of Ryan White -- returned to D.C. to remind lawmakers of the continued importance of maintaining and fully funding the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program.

Obama’s HIV Budget Shows Commitment to Domestic Programs

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Mar 18
President Barack Obama released his domestic budget for HIV prevention and treatment this month, and AIDS service organizations are mostly pleased with the distribution of funds to the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program.

Congress to Restore Partial ADAP Funding; Not Enough, Say ASOs

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Jan 30
Congress has agreed to restore some of the devastating federal cuts to HIV/AIDS programs, but ASOs say it’s just not enough.

Facing Sequestration, Senate Appropriates Funding for HIV

HIV/AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Jul 18
With sequestration budget cuts hampering HIV research and programs, especially for young MSM of color, the U.S. Senate has worked to pass legislation sustaining federal funding.

Inside the Hershey School’s Decision to Bar HIV+ Student

AIDS | By Peter Cassels | Dec 20
Outrage (& some support) greeted the private Hershey School’s recent decision not to allow an HIV+ youth admission. EDGE looked at both sides of an issue still contentious over 25 years after Ryan White’s death.

Obama Forges Forward on Gay Issues: Ends HIV Travel Ban, Reauthorizes Ryan White Act

NATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | Oct 30
Two days after signing the historic Matthew Shepard and James Byrd Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act--the first federal law to extend protections to GLBT Americans--President Barack Obama addressed two other issues seen by gay Americans as crucial to the cause of equality.

Ryan White CARE Act passes House and Senate

Low-income HIV-positive Americans may soon have the continued promise of better access to health care and federal funding.

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