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  • Getting to GIPA 2.0: from Science to Activism

    Bruno Spire is a researcher living with HIV and a senior scientist at the French National Institute for Medical Research (INSERM). Bruno is a scientist, but more so, he is an advocate on HIV community-based research. In this personal narrative, Bruno shares his experience connecting science and activism and how to apply that concept to the GIPA ('Greater Involvement of People Living with HIV/AIDS') principles.

    19 October 2017 | IAS
  • Something for the weekend: one of the UK's first openly gay soldiers discusses his addiction to sex and drugs

    When James Wharton quit the army after a decade to retreat to a job in the City and a cosy home in Windsor with his husband and their two dogs, it seemed he’d found his happily ever after. He could have hardly predicted that a year later his marriage would have broken down, he’d be living in central London and be addicted to a combination of hookups and drugs known as chemsex.

    05 September 2017 | Independent
  • Obituary: Prudence Mabele

    “She was an incredibly articulate, authentic, and real voice demonstrating the struggles and needs of many people, particularly women living with HIV and affected by gender-based violence”, Shaun Mellors said. “For many of us, she was the activist that we aimed to become.”

    22 August 2017 | The Lancet (free registration required)
  • Living with HIV in Armenia: 'Society's cruelty will kill you'

    An Armenian women infected with HIV by her husband sat down with OC Media to talk about her life with the virus, the struggle to reclaim her place in society, and the newly found strength to overcome public prejudice and be able to enjoy her life again.

    22 August 2017 | OC Media
  • Prudence Mabele, leading HIV activist, dies

    South Africa's leading advocate for people living with HIV and Aids and a respected gender activist, Prudence Nobantu Mabele, has died from pneumonia at the age of 46.

    13 July 2017 | eNCA
  • Trump taps Georgia health director to lead CDC

    Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price announced the selection of Brenda Fitzgerald, an obstetrician-gynecologist who is commissioner of the Georgia Department of Public Health , to direct the $12.1 billion Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta.

    10 July 2017 | Science
  • Gay Black Men Confront Crystal Meth

    After experiencing the death of a friend who became addicted to crystal meth, Micheal Rice, a US film maker started asking gay black meth users -- many of whom inject the drug in addition to smoking it from a glass pipe -- whether they'd be willing to talk about their experiences on camera. That led to parTy boi, a raw and heartbreaking documentary Rice has made in which New York City gay black men talk (sometimes incoherently) about both using and dealing meth, sometimes while doing those things.

    06 July 2017 | The Body
  • Why I Resigned From the President's Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS

    The Trump administration threatens everything PACHA stands for.

    30 June 2017 | Self
  • Charlie Sheen sued again for allegedly exposing ex to HIV

    Charlie Sheen is being sued again by an ex who claims the “Two and a Half Men” star lied about his HIV.

    26 June 2017 | New York Daily News
  • 120 Beats per Minute review – passionate and defiant account of 80s Aids activism

    Cannes Film Festival: Robin Campillo commemorates the legacy of direct-action group ACT UP with a movie that is tragic, urgent and full of cinematic life.

    24 May 2017 | The Guardian
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