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Six in Washington Go Blind From Ocular Syphilis

AIDS | By EDGE | Jan 30
Six people in Washington State have been infected with ocular syphilis in the past two months -- including two who have gone blind.

Criticism High for FDA's New Blood Donation Policy

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Dec 24
Yesterday, after more than 30 years, the Food and Drug Administration announced that it would recommend replacing their outdated lifetime blood donation ban on men who have sex with men, in favor of a one-year deferral period.

amfAR Study Shows Dire Consequences for HIV Among Black MSM

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Nov 19
A new study by amfAR and Emory University Rollins School of Public Health shows dire consequences for black MSM living with HIV.

U.S. Panel Partially Lifts Ban on Gay Men Donating Blood

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Nov 14
On Thursday, November 13, a panel from the Department of Health and Human Service voted to partially lift the longstanding ban on gay and bisexual men donating blood.

GMHC 'Your Realness' Initiative Targets LGBT Youth of Color

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Oct 9
Late last month, Gay Men's Health Crisis launched a new media initiative titled, Your Realness, which will broaden outreach to LGBT youth of color.

Register Now for the CONNECTED Boston 2014 Summit

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Sep 24
On Saturday, Sept. 27 from 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. at the Whittier Street Health Center, the MAC will convening The CONNECTED Boston 2014 summit.

Legislators Urge HHS Secretary to Reassess Blood Donation Policy

HIV/AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Sep 15
Legislators have asked HHS Secretary Sylvia Burwell to review their outdated blood donation policy.

Seattle City Council Backs End to Gay Blood Donation Ban

LOCAL | By Winnie McCroy | Aug 7
The City Council of Seattle, Washington, unanimously backed a repeal of America's longstanding ban on gay and bisexual men donating blood.

Ask the Doc: Dangers of PrEP-Only Prevention

SCIENCE | By Howard L. Scheiner, MD/AAHIVS | May 28
Dr. Howard Scheiner looks again at PrEP with Truvada, the pros and cons of the regimen, and other risks that come with unprotected sex, like anogenital warts, anal cancer, HPV, STDs and Hepatitis C.

New CDC Campaign Gets People Talking About HIV

SCIENCE | By Winnie McCroy | May 21
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention today launched Start Talking. Stop HIV., a new national communication campaign encouraging gay and bisexual men to talk openly about HIV.

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