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Love & Lust 2016: Two Years Later, the Bill Gates-Funded Condoms of the Future Are Stalled

NATIONAL | By Jeff Taylor | Feb 7
The Gates Foundation recognized the need for a better condom and in 2013 announced a handful of grant recipients. Yet innovation seems to have stalled, and so far it appears little headway is being made.

Homelessness and HIV/AIDS

AIDS | By Jeff Taylor | Jan 23
Homelessness and HIV/AIDS are two of the biggest issues facing the LGBT community. When the two exist in tandem, the challenges that each condition presents become exasperated.

HIV-Positive Man Gets Years in Prison for Unprotected Sex

AIDS | Dec 24
An HIV-positive Pennsylvania man was sentenced to 33 to 66 months in prison for having unprotected sex with three women he didn't tell about his condition.

Santa Clara County Seeks to Halt HIV

AIDS | By Matthew S. Bajko | Dec 19
Santa Clara County supervisors have asked their county health department to devise a plan to halt the transmission of HIV within the 15 cities under their jurisdiction.

HIV Today: What You Should Know if You Are Sexually Active

AIDS | By Chris Tittel | Nov 27
Apart from getting tested and knowing your HIV status, education is the next most important factor in protecting yourself and others. Here's what you need to know.

Bimonthly Injections as Effective as Pills at Treating HIV

AIDS | By John Riley | Nov 21
A recent medical study from GlaxoSmithKline and Johnson & Johnson found that a monthly or bimonthly injection was as effective in suppressing HIV as daily oral medication.

Russia to Double Spending on HIV Care Next Year

AIDS | By Nataliya Vasilyeva | Oct 30
Russia will double its spending on HIV care and prevention next year in the face of a growing epidemic, the country's health minister announced on Friday.

Cambodian on Trial for Infecting More Than 100 with HIV

INTERNATIONAL | By Sopheng Cheang | Oct 20
An unlicensed medical practitioner who infected more than 100 villagers in northwestern Cambodia with HIV by reusing unclean needles went on trial Tuesday, facing three charges including murder, his lawyer said.

CA Pushes Statewide AIDS Plan

AIDS | By Matthew S. Bajko | Aug 30
California lawmakers want to create a statewide plan to end the transmission of HIV, following similar plans adopted in New York and Washington state as well as by San Francisco officials.

Town Hall Meeting: Black Gay/Bi Men and HIV

HIV/AIDS | By Sean McShee | Aug 22
Earlier this month about 60 people attended the Black Gay and Bisexual Men's Town Hall Meeting at the Pride Center in Wilton Manors, Florida. Speakers discussed HIV infection among Black Gay Bisexual Men (BGBM).

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